Curtail the influence of militias, the crowd laid off a third of its fighters


Wednesday , February 17, 2016

Began criticism went to the militia Popular Mobilization Forces in Iraq Order to reduce the role and prevent Ngolha where today announced it was laying off a third of the fighters of this military formation but under the pretext of the financial crisis experienced by the country ..

And announced the leadership of the popular crowd today announced the layoffs third elements popular crowd of Iraqi militias fighting organize "Daash" citing the financial crisis experienced by the country without giving further details in its statement, issued Wednesday, where I took these militias committed serious violations in the name of the crowd, which form the basis for the fight against these violations Daash but also affected the Iraqis.

But Iraqi sources questioned the fact demobilized elements of the crowd this the decision came after 24 hours of the announcement manageable crowd orders to arrest what it called "impersonators recipe popular crowd" in a tacit admission of the excesses of its elements .. as required orders in coordination with the Baghdad Operations Command to close what it said were " headquarters delusional "to factions of the crowd according to the law and the orders of a judicial it orders issued by the deputy chief of the crowd Abu Mahdi Mohandes known that he was one of the elements of the Iranian Revolutionary Guards when he was in Iran on the run from Iraq in the era of the former regime.

After 20 months of the formation of the popular crowd began fingers official went to the leaders and elements of the excesses and financial corruption is obviously aimed to curb lawlessness operations that accompanied his career since he called for the formation top Shi'ite cleric Ali al-Sistani after the occupation of Daash the northern city of Mosul and threatened to march on the cities of Najaf and Karbala, the holy Shiite in June year 2014.

According to the leaders of the crowd that the number of elements of one hundred thousand armed but a semi-official sources say that the number of no more than 60 thousand, raising suspicions of corruption in the preparation of its elements in the salaries of the theft of their names only in the lists formed falsely.

Last Monday Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi called on the leaders of the crowd to detect and combat corruption and said that the popular crowd management problem of increasing number of outside customizations. He explained that "there are aliens are paid salaries in the crowd instead of the Mujahideen fighters in the battlefield." He accused al-Abadi views unnamed possession of a small portion of the fighters in the popular crowd, but earn big salaries and to fund themselves in the next election.

The Taiviyh practices of the elements of the crowd through the liberalization of the city of Tikrit, the capital of Salahuddin province, Western last summer has sparked internal and external criticism against him to the extent of being accused of crimes a war against humanity. This prompted States and Iraqi forces to prevent the crowd from participating in the liberation of Ramadi, capital of western Anbar province, the city which is the same thing, which is currently the subject of debate about the participation of the crowd in the battle to liberate Mosul ahead or not.

Iraqi sources spoke of her "Culture" revealed a trend toward annexation The crowd organizationally to the security forces to put it under the command of the commander in chief of the armed forces, which Abadi same actual command to limit the clout and puts them under the control of the military leadership.

The sources said that the other solution is to limit the influence of armed militias is the current trend of the House of Representatives to approve the conscription law, which will lead to young Iraqis from all sects and nationalities involved in the formation of security forces that strike a balance where the components of the Iraqi Sunnis complain that their representation in these forces not exceed the proportion of 15 percent, which he referred to President of the Council, Salim al recently.