Another #basra Protests Organizer Assassinated - #BasNews http://www.basnews.com/index.php/en/news/iraq/480928 …
I know it's not a hysterical conspiracy about Russia and there's no connection to porn actress Stormy Daniels. It's just an actual bit of news, the murder of a leader, but maybe we could take a moment to register it?
Another organizer of the demonstrations in Iraq's Basra was assassinated by unknown armed men on Saturday, a security source said.
The source who spoke on condition of anonymity, said in a statement that the activist, who was also a religious figure in the oil-rich city, was assassinated in front of his house.
He identified the victim as Wisam Gharrawi, adding that the body was taken to forensic department.
He was assassinated. His life mattered and that's why he was targeted.
I'm traveling in some vehicle
I'm sitting in some cafe
A defector from the petty wars
That shell shock love away
-- "Hejira," written by Joni Mitchell, first appears on her album of the same name
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