Saudi prisoners in Iraqi prisons
Long-Presse / Baghdad
The head of the Badr parliamentary bloc Qasim al-Araji, on Friday, the implementation of all death sentences against the terrorists who were sentenced judgments are final, and with the exception of the delayed implementation of the death sentence against the perpetrators of the Spyker incident "a great injustice against the martyrs and their families", stressed that it was opposed to the death penalty in Iraq his goal to "strengthen the prevention of terrorism and the country's stability." Qasim al-Araji, in a statement received (range Press), a copy of which, "The competent authorities claim to carry out the implementation of all death sentences against the terrorists who were sentenced judgments are final," and expressed, surprised at the "silence on the Arab and foreign terrorists, and not in the interest of a delay implementation of these provisions. " Araji said, that "the delay in the execution of sentences against criminals Spyker crime of the century is a great injustice against the martyrs and the great injustice to their families," noting that "justice to the orphans, widows and promote justice is the execution of all those who have contributed to the killing of Iraqis." He said the head of the parliamentary Badr, that "a large number of countries in the world apply the death penalty and not opposed to a deterrent, while we see a big fuss in Iraq aimed at the defense of terrorism and to prevent the country's stability." According to press reports published in 2013, that there are more than 400 detainees from different Arab countries in Iraqi prisons, and suggests some of the figures published by the various reports that the number of Arab prisoners in Iraq amounted to 462 prisoners, including 65 Egyptians and 100 Syrian and 90 Saudis and 12 Tunisians and 15 Algerians, 23 Libya, 22 Jordanians, 19 Sudanese, 24 Yemenis, 40 Palestinians and 13 Moroccans and one Lebanese, and says that most of them have yet to be formally charged, while the Iraqi authorities carried out the death sentence against them on charges of terrorism. And re Baghdad work on the implementation of the death penalty in 2004, after it was the death penalty hanging over the period that followed the entry of US troops to Iraq, and allow the Iraqi judiciary to the death penalty in about 50 crime, including terrorism, kidnapping, murder, and also include other crimes such as damage to facilities and public property .