Kubis: Adoption of a general amnesty step further enhance nation building and reconciliation
08.26.2016
9:32
[Oan- Baghdad]
The Special Representative of the Secretary-General of the United Nations in Iraq, Jan Kubis, welcomed the progress made ​​by the House of Representatives in the implementation of legislative items on the agenda, which was most recently approving a general amnesty law.
He said Kubis according to a statement of the mission internationalism [UNAMI] received by all of Iraq [where] a copy of it, "This is another step towards strengthening the state - building, this is the legislation that passed today is a key factor in supporting efforts to achieve national reconciliation."
He pointed out that " the law general amnesty had been preceded by banning the Baath Party, which is is the other important legislation law, " and expressed" hope to take further steps to strengthen the rule of law in Iraq. "
he said Kubis said , " that these laws Mzkhuran explicitly in the national political agreement in 2014 and the program the government of Iraq, and we expect that Taatbahma other legislation, particularly the justice and accountability Law, as advertised in the political agreement and the program of the government. "
the House of Representatives had approved at its Thursday 's draft general amnesty law after a dispute for years upon, especially the paragraph relating to the accused terrorist , where the law pointed to the formation of a judicial committee would be responsible for considering the extent of the possibility of re - trial of the accused to Article 4 / terrorism or not, not at the request of the accused himself. http://www.alliraqnews.com/modules/news/article.php?storyid=46799