Judicial Council unanimously rejects the request Medhat al-Mahmoud 8/17/2015
Judicial Council unanimously rejects the request Medhat al-Mahmoud refer it to the retirement
8/17/2015 0 Comments
Demonstrators in Tahrir Square Day (14 August 2015) carrying a banner demanding the resignation of the President of the Judicial Council imaging Mahmoud Raouf The Supreme Judicial Council refused, on Monday, the unanimous request for the boss Medhat al-Mahmoud referred him to retire, as he emphasized that the public interest requires its survival in office. A spokesman for the judiciary Judge Abdul Sattar Bayrakdar in an interview to the (long-Presse), "The Supreme Judicial Council held a special meeting today to discuss the development of the judicial process and has taken a number of important decisions." Bayraktar said that "at the end of the meeting witnessed Judge Medhat al-Mahmoud request by referring to retire and left the meeting," adding that "the meeting then continued under the chairmanship of Vice-President of the Council to decide on the request Mahmoud judge and vote on it."
Bayrakdar and pointed out that "the members of the Council issued a unanimous decision to reject the request Mahmoud judge; because the public interest and justice at this stage require to stay in his duties as President of the Supreme Judicial Council and the Supreme Federal Court."
And I witnessed the demonstrations that came out on Friday (14 August 2015) in the majority of the central and southern provinces, claim some of the demonstrators reform of the judiciary and the dismissal of the Chief Justice Medhat al-Mahmoud Council.
The representative of the religious authority in Karbala, Abdul Mahdi al-Karbalai, called on Friday (14 August 2015), to the inclusion of the judiciary firmly reform and revision of laws that opened the way for corruption, and stressed that the reform is not without important laws version including the salary scale law, and as warned hinder the reforms as "suitable position" by the people, counting that of "logical" to grant officials a chance to prove "good intentions".
The protests affected many provinces as a result of widespread corruption and deterioration of electricity, and the continuation of the worsening energy crisis without a radical solution, despite promises "dumped optimism", launched by several senior government officials in this regard, headed by former Prime Minister, Nuri al-Maliki, and his deputy, for Energy, Hussain al-Shahristani, as well as ministers of all electricity in the previous governments.