Maliki calls to challenge the general amnesty and refers to the existence of "mysteri
Maliki calls to challenge the general amnesty and refers to the existence of "mysterious circumstances" surrounding its passage
2016-08-26 19:06:18 | (Voice of Iraq) - Baghdad
President of a coalition called the state law , Nuri al - Maliki, on Friday, members of the House of Representatives to appeal against a general amnesty , which was voted on yesterday by law, and as he emphasized that he passed a different format for the formula endorsed by the "political consensus", he pointed to the existence of "mysterious circumstances" surrounding the last hours that preceded the vote on the law.
Maliki said in response to press questions directed to him about his position on the amnesty law, " The law was passed in a different format than those approved by the political consensus raised surprised, especially material related to retrials, or re - investigation in order to gravity grave, and the possibility of use in an inappropriate way ".
Maliki said that " the mysterious circumstances surrounding the final hours leading up to the vote on the law, Chi existence deals or problematic was a reason to pass a general amnesty , " calling on the House of Representatives to "challenge the law , which would allow impunity for thousands of terrorists and criminals from punishment, and the loss of the rights of the families of martyrs and victims ".
The House Speaker Salim al - Jubouri, announced on Thursday (25 August 2016), the parliamentary vote on the amnesty law.
He was Prime Minister Haider al - Abadi, in (23 August 2016), support for the draft amnesty law, calling on Parliament to approval.