The UOK organized a protest march against the heinous crime which claimed the life of Dr. Mohammed Bedewi, a professor in the Department of Media at the University of Mustansiriya, at the hands of one of the presidential regiment members. A number of university professors, lecturers and students took part in the march.
The President’s Assistant for Administrative Affairs, Asst. Prof. Dr. Mohammed Sabar Najim, confirmed that the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, in addition to the educational institutes affiliated to it, condemned the heinous crime which ended the journey of a talented academic. He pointed out that the act was considered a serious situation and a violation to human rights and the freedom of press, asking to conduct a fair trail for the accused.