Sistani's representative renews call for reform of the judiciary and held responsible for the spread of corruption

Author: AB, BS, TT
Editor: AB, BS

21.08.2015 twelve fifty-eight

Long-Presse / Baghdad
New representative of the religious authority in Karbala, Ahmed Safi, on Friday, calling for reform of the judiciary, promised proliferation of corrupt and kidnap gangs results for "backwardness" A lot of officials in this device for "legal performance of their duties", as demanded by making steps reform law's "Heroes pretext "affected by them, he confirmed the lack of" an option "in front of officials in the three branches of government only to proceed with the reform.

The net, during Friday prayers at the threshold Husseinia and attended (the long-Presse), "it must be emphasized once again the need to work for the reform of the judiciary to carry out its tasks properly and do not want to continue in a statement aspects of corruption in the work of this device is important over the past years." , returned the "proliferation of corrupt thieves of public money and kidnap gangs, extortion and the prevalence of a culture of bribery in all joints of the society is the failure of the results of many officials in this machine to do the performance of legal duties."

He added net, "The reform steps must be done to take legal action so as not to be able affected them from filing complaints to the courts to invalidate the pretext of violating the Constitution and converted these steps to ink on paper", calling on the government to "submit draft to the parliament to amend the laws or other legislation make steps legal reform to be approved and what remains of the port retracted later. "

The net, "the lack of choice in front of officials in the three branches of government only proceed with the necessary reforms to speed up the necessary steps."

The representative of the religious authority in Karbala, Abdul Mahdi al-Karbalai, called last 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 in He warned hamper reforms to "suitable position" by the people, counting that of "logical" giving officials a chance to prove "good intentions".

The Supreme Judicial Council refused, in (17 August 2015), 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.

The Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi, announced in (August 16, 2015), reducing the number of Cabinet members to 22 members instead of 33 members, pointing to the restructuring of some ministries merged with another cross.

The head of the Council of Ministers in (the ninth of August, was taken, the current 2015), six reform decisions, represented the abolition of the posts of Vice President and the Prime Minister "immediately", a comprehensive and immediate reduction in the number of protections for state officials, Dmenhm three presidencies, ministers, MPs and special grades and Directors General and conservatives and members of the provincial councils and their grades, as the face of the removal of all senior positions from quotas partisan and sectarian, and the abolition of the special provisions for each presidencies bodies and state institutions and retirees of them, as well as guidance to open past and current files of corruption, under the supervision of a supreme committee to combat corruption is made up of specialists and work principle (Where did you get this), and called on the judiciary to adopt a number of specialists known judges of integrity fully to investigate and prosecute corrupt, and feminine ministries and agencies to increase efficiency in government work and reduce costs, while the Council of Ministers called for the approval of the decisions and call the House of Representatives to ratify it to enable Prime Minister of the reforms called for by the supreme religious authority demanded by citizens, The Council of Ministers approved unanimously this reform package, on the same day.

Parliament has approved, in turn, by an absolute majority of those reforms, in, (the 11th of August now), and reinforced by other package included a 24 of his own paragraph, including the dismissal of the ministers of electricity and financial resources.
The whole motionless on the back of a large-scale rally began in (the 31st of July 2015), and then spread to the majority of provinces to protest against corruption and the deterioration of services, on top of electricity.

Supreme Shiite religious authority has lined up with the mass movement, and called on al-Abadi to "strike hard" on the "abusers" people's money, saying it has repeatedly called to the need for reforms and the fight against corruption, as called for on Friday, (14th of August now), to purge the judiciary of corruption.