Hammers protesters knock on the anvil Judicial Council

08/31/2015 14:35

Mahmoud stay in office is fueling political disputes, as a challenge and a large faction of the demonstrators.

BAGHDAD / Obelisk: dozens of activists and journalists went out in a demonstration Monday in front of the Supreme Judicial Council building to demand the dismissal of the head of the judiciary Medhat al-Mahmoud, accusing him of "disable" the judiciary's role in exposing corruption and accountability of the corrupt files.

And calls for the dismissal of Mahmoud coincided with a call to Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi, Friday 14 August 2015, the judicial authority to carry out a series of "drastic action" to confirm the prestige of the judiciary and its independence.

And it is linked to the success of the reforms in the Arab state facilities, from the standpoint of a lot of the protesters, the existence of a just and firm justice, resolved many outstanding neglect shelves in the files of corruption.

The demonstration came after a campaign launched by activists on Sunday evening, on the social networking site "Facebook", urging the street from which to go out for a peaceful demonstration in front of the Supreme Judicial Council building in Baghdad, on Monday, to demand the resignation of Mahmoud.

The reporter said, "obelisk", in Baghdad, said that dozens of people from activists and journalists demonstrated on Monday in front of the Supreme Judicial Council building in Harthiya the end of the Canadian street in the capital Baghdad, adding that "the protesters demanded the resignation of Chief Justice Medhat al-Mahmoud and make real reforms in power judicial ".

And match the demands of the protesters with the call of the Secretary-General of the League of the Righteous Qais al-Khazali, last Allahd, August 30, 2015, to submit his resignation to Mahmoud.

He said al-Khazali, in a speech during the Conference on security and political challenges organized by headbands movement of the people of the right to the Babylon Hotel in central Baghdad, attended by "obelisk", "invite and extend my own behalf and on behalf of the fighters, the Chief Justice Medhat al-Mahmoud to resign," noting that "the reform lies in that the head of the Judicial Council submit his resignation again. "

Iraqi politician said for "obelisk" preferring not to be named, said that "Mahmoud stay in office is fueling political disputes, as a challenge and a large faction of the demonstrators."

Within the scope of the protests on Al-Mahmoud, civil rights activist Fawzi Prism wrote in his codification of the "Facebook", that "no reform or change does not build without the reform of the judiciary and purged of corrupt".

The federal judiciary announced on Monday (17 August 2015), the refusal of the members of the Supreme Judicial Council unanimously asked President Judge Medhat al-Mahmoud referred him to retire, in conflict with the Declaration of reference, Friday (14 August 2015), that "no reform without reform the judiciary. "

And Medhat al-Mahmoud, head of the Supreme Judicial Council and the Federal Supreme Court in Iraq, and appointed a judicial investigator in the Ministry of Justice in 1960, and president of the Federal High Court on 03.30.2005 and the rule of law, head of the Supreme Judicial Council.

Mahmood and has held several positions, including during the rule of the tyrant Saddam Hussein, where he was head of the Revolutionary Court, according to media sources, and in 2003 was appointed by Paul Bremer head of the judiciary.

Over the past ten years Judge Medhat al-Mahmoud was the mastermind of the movement of the joints of the judiciary.

Protesters accuse Mahmoud, could not be reached for "obelisk" to ensure the accuracy of these accusations, exploited career influence to achieve personal special interests.

From the perspective of the writer Hussein al-Husseini, the "non" is possible, but the dismissal of Mahmoud legislation of the Federal Court Act by Parliament, and can not be the enactment of this law, because there are those who want the distribution of judges of the Court along sectarian lines.