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Residents of the city of Basra have continued their demonstrations to protest the shortage of jobs, electricity, water and other basic services. Basra's Council Member Bassma Dakhel Al Salmi called on the Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al Abadi to intervene and contain the crisis. Referring to previous protests, in which scores were killed and wounded, Salmi called for trying the perpetrators of the shooting of unarmed protesters. http://www.thebaghdadpost.com/en/story/29233/Iraqis-continue-protests-against-job-shortage-poor-services-in-Basra