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Iraqi protesters' deaths could lead to international court

Fed up with Iraqi authorities' lack of response so far, some activists are considering an international case against former Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi and others for their alleged roles in killing Iraqi demonstrators.
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In a joint statement after a meeting on Dec. 7, between Iraqi caretaker prime minister Adel Abdul Mahdi and the ambassadors of Britain, France, and Germany, the European ambassadors condemned the "the terrible crime" against Iraqi demonstrators, urging Abdul Mahdi to "arrest the perpetrators and bring them to trial as well as working accurately in order to these types of crimes must never again be allowed to occur".

However, as the government fails in taking action against the perpetrators, calls for international prosecution rises significantly.

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