Thousands protest center of Kut to demand reform of the judiciary and the rejection of quotas

Author: AHF, JB
Editor: AHF

five forty-eight p.m. 21/08/2015

Long-Presse / Wasit
Thousands of activists and citizens of Wasit province, on Friday, in front of the provincial council to demand the reform of the judiciary and the rejection of quotas and rely on the leadership competencies in state institutions.

A reporter (range Press), said that "thousands of demonstrators gathered today in front of the Wasit Provincial Council building Kut's city center, calling for reform of the Iraqi judiciary."

He said the reporter, "The claims also included raising banners renounce partisan quotas and the need to rely on the leadership competencies in state institutions."

He was placed source in the Wasit province, reported in the August 13, 2015, that the governor of Wasit province issued a decree exempted the six of his advisers in response to a plan reforms approved by the provincial council, while pointing out that the two articles advisers have made a request to the courts to challenge the decision of exemption.

The House of Wasit province, decided, in the (atheist ten of this August), solution municipal councils across the province and district and referral of its members into retirement, in addition to changing the heads of administrative units who spent more than four years in office, as well as also decided to cancel the posts of advisers in the Council and the Office of the province.

A source in the Wasit Provincial Council, said, in (the twelfth of this August), to reject the heads and members of local councils in the province of the Council's decision to abolish local councils, and as he emphasized that the objectors called for the development of a time limit for new elections, he noted that the provincial council board resort to reduce the councils rather than canceled.

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

The Iraqi Council of Representatives voted, in (11 August 2015), by an absolute majority on the first package of reforms approved by the Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi, and included five axes and reforms Parliament, which included 24 points.

The Presidency of the Council of Representatives of Iraq provided, in (August 10, 2015), and include a 16-sheet repair requirement notably sacking the ministers of electricity Qassim Fahdawi and water resources Mohsen al-Shammari, MPs absent from the meetings, while the government gave 30 days to implement them.

The head of the Council of Ministers, taken on Sunday, (the ninth of August 2015), six reform decisions, represented the abolition of the posts of Vice President and the Prime Minister "immediately", and reduce the comprehensive and immediate 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).

He called on the judiciary to adopt a number of specialized judges well-known 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 the Prime Minister to make the reforms called for it supreme religious authority demanded by citizens.

The Cabinet also approved unanimously, in its meeting held, in (the ninth of August 2015) also, on those decisions.

Promised Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi, Sunday (the ninth of August 2015), that the current government is not responsible for mistakes accumulated political system but they are responsible for the reform, and while stressing the need for the government to be the expectations of the people and committed to the spirit of the Constitution and the law in the application of reforms, praised the position of religious authority peaceful demonstrations and professional performance of the security forces to protect the protesters.

The representative of the religious authority in Karbala, Ahmad Safi student, in (August 7, 2015), Haider al-Abadi to be more "daring and courage" to fight "financial and administrative corruption", and invited him to "strike with an iron fist" on the "abusers" people's money, while stressing the need to "signal" to those who "hinder" the process of reform.