UN / IRAQ DEMONSTRATIONS

05-Nov-2019 00:01:35
A UN spokesperson told reporters in New York that Secretary-General António Guterres was “shocked by the death toll” in recent days in Iraq since the start of the demonstrations. UNIFEED
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STORY: UN / IRAQ DEMONSTRATIONS
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DATELINE: 05 NOVEMBER 2019, NEW YORK CITY / FILE
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1.Wide shot, United Nations Headquarters

05 NOVEMBER 2019, NEW YORK CITY

2.Various shots, press briefing room
3.SOUNDBITE (English) Stephane Dujarric, Spokesperson for the Secretary-General, United Nations:
“The Secretary-General says he is shocked by the death toll we have seen in recent days in Iraq since the start of the demonstration. And today the UN assistance mission in Iraq (UNAMI) published a report in which it found that serious human rights violations and abuses continue to occur during a second wave of the demonstrations that started in October, on October 25th in Iraq.”
4.Med shot, reporters
5.SOUNDBITE (English) Stephane Dujarric, Spokesperson for the Secretary-General, United Nations:
“The latest report indicates that demonstration related violence from the 25th of October to November 4th caused at least 97 further deaths and thousands of injuries. Although Iraqi security officials displayed mores restrains than in previous protests earlier in October, particularly in Bagdad, the unlawful use of lethal and less lethal weapons by security forces and armed people require urgent attention.”
6.Wide shot, press briefing room
7.SOUNDBITE (English) Stephane Dujarric, Spokesperson for the Secretary-General, United Nations:
“The report attributes at least 16 deaths and many serious injuries to demonstrators being struck by tear gas canisters. The Secretary-General’s Special Representative for Iraq said that the report also highlights areas where immediate action is needed to stop the vicious cycle of violence and stressed once again the imperative of accountability.”
8. Wide shot, press briefing room
STORYLINE
The Secretary-General António Guterres was “shocked by the death toll” in recent days in Iraq since the start of the demonstrations.

Speaking to reporters in New York today (05 Nov), UN Spokesperson Stephane Dujarric said that the UN assistance mission in Iraq (UNAMI) published a report “in which it found that serious human rights violations and abuses continue to occur during a second wave of the demonstrations that started in October, on October 25th in Iraq.”

Dujarric continued, “the latest report indicates that demonstration related violence from the 25th of October to November 4th caused at least 97 further deaths and thousands of injuries.”

He added, “although Iraqi security officials displayed mores restrains than in previous protests earlier in October, particularly in Bagdad, the unlawful use of lethal and less lethal weapons by security forces and armed people require urgent attention.”

The Spokesperson also said that the report “attributes at least 16 deaths and many serious injuries to demonstrators being struck by tear gas canisters.”

Dujarric noted that the Secretary-General’s Special Representative for Iraq said that the report also “highlights areas where immediate action is needed to stop the vicious cycle of violence and stressed once again the imperative of accountability.”
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