Abadi two options in front to stop the "general amnesty" .. The Sadrists accuse Maliki's deputies to "confusion"

09/01/2016 (0:01 pm) - The number of readings: 592

BAGHDAD / Wael blessing

Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi faced with two options for dealing with the law of "general amnesty", which was criticized recently described the parliament additions to its terms as "criminal."

Abadi and must either challenge the law in court for violating the provisions of the Constitution, or to submit a draft bill to amend paragraphs dilemma. If Abadi chose the second way, it will face the parliament, which will consider the amendment as the "new law" must vote on it.

In turn, defended the parliamentary responsible for modifying the "general amnesty", stressing that the government's version was included "very limited categories." The Commission has to add new paragraphs, depending on the terms of reference laid down by the constitution. The Committee questioned the possibility of "challenged" a general amnesty for the absence of irregularities.

More than 10 judges participated for weeks with the political blocs and parliamentary committees to finalize a general amnesty law. But the Prime Minister, the face on Tuesday, harshly criticized the amendments to the House of Representatives.

He told a news conference that "the House of Representatives said on the general amnesty law paragraphs criminal," noting that "the government rejects this subject and we will give an amendment to these paragraphs."

He added, "we exclude all crimes of abduction from the amnesty, but the House of Representatives charged, that does not result in death or permanent disability."

He continued Abadi "last week raided the security forces, have found a place where the kidnapped children. Will release the hijackers in the light of the new law."

Parliament held an amendment to the crimes of terrorism, which exempted the government version of the amnesty, and its tail requirement not caused death or disability, or the destruction of government property.

Ebadi said in this regard that "in the event of a terrorist saw a security man wearing an explosives belt he sacrifices himself for the dismantling of the belt, and in the light of the law would be released because he was not killed or blowing himself up."

The House passed last Thursday, the General Amnesty Law, the long-awaited, is likely to include thousands of convicts. In a move seen as deputies aimed at restoring national unity in the country, which is witnessing sectarian divide.

The law covers all those sentenced to death and other penalties except for 13 categories of crimes, including: the terrorist crime that gave rise to the killing or permanent disability, the crimes of human trafficking and all that falls under the title of (captivity) by what is termed when Takfiri terrorist groups.

It deals with the law to the kidnappings, which originated in the death of the kidnapped or anonymity destiny events or permanent disability, rape, smuggling of antiquities and crimes of money laundering offenses.

It will also investigating judges and special courts of law enforcement in the thirty-day period for each defendant. In the case of the investigating judges and special courts rejected the inclusion of the accused Amnesty Law, entitled him have made an appeal to the courts discriminatory, that it must decide on the matter within thirty days.

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MP says Hassan Turan, a member of the legal committee in charge of amendments to the amnesty law, it is "not for the additions made by the parliament, to the law includes very few categories."

Confirms Turan, in connection with the (range) yesterday, said that "the amendments made by Parliament was within his powers as the supreme legislative authority in the country," pointing out that "it was with the agreement of the political blocs and the Supreme Judicial Council."

In the opinion of the Legal Committee member, said in front of the prime minister two options to deal with the amnesty law, but to challenge the law before the Federal Court, as contrary to the Constitution, or to amend the law.

But Tauran said that the Prime Minister introducing the amendment in the form of a new draft law, adding that "the amendment will pass all the usual procedures in the legislation of laws in parliament. Read the first and second, before voting on it."

And reduces member of the Legal Committee of the possibility of challenging the constitutionality of the "general amnesty", saying that "the law does not contain loopholes for appeal, and there is no financial coca can be exploited to appeal."

According to the MP, the Turkmen Parliament added several paragraphs on the formula sent by the government. Indicating that the most prominent of these amendments are introduced to Article 4 on Ptodh exempted from the law crimes.

Legal Committee also added Article 10, which provides for the granting of a general amnesty "for the Iraqi sentenced to death or to a penalty or negative measures of freedom, whether governance and Jahia or in absentia gained a degree of bits or not acquired if the victim and the prosecutor the right profile of the foreign occupying forces up to ( 2011) to make it clear that condemned the killing of Iraqis. "

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The Sadrist movement has often defended well the last paragraph, to include prisoners of his followers. MP says Ghraoui Majid, a member of the Liberal bloc, (range) that "Article 10 was not exposed to criticism from any party."

The MPs from the Liberal bloc have revealed after the adoption of "general amnesty", said the law will cover 30 detainees from the Sadrist movement. They pointed out that the existence of a complaint directly from Washington against the prisoners of the Sadrist movement.

On the criticism of the prime minister of the amendments made to the "kidnappings", Ghraoui that says "Article stipulated that the process not be led to the killing or infirmity sustainable, and the consent of the complainant. If the latter rejected the amnesty will not cover."

Accuse a member of the Liberal bloc wing former Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki, of trying to disrupt the street, across broadcast propaganda is not just about the "general amnesty".

Ghraoui says that "al-Maliki wing uses his followers deployed heavily in websites and social networking to attack the law, despite the fact that most of his deputies voted for the law."

Sadrist lawmaker, a member of the security committee, said that "this team exploited the anger of the street on the power, and trying to determine how the law." He said that "the law was the government, which deliberated discussion with all the political blocs and 12 judges had been sent to the parliament."

A day after the approval of a general amnesty, president of a coalition called the rule of law to challenge the law, saying that it was passed in a different format from the formula endorsed by the "political consensus".

He spoke of a "mysterious circumstances" surrounding the last hours leading up to the vote on the law.

MP Majid al-Gharawi said, "Some clowns of the rule of law in the media they had voted on the law in the parliament session."

In turn confirms MP Imad Youkhana, Parliament rapporteur, said a vote on the law session was attended by 234 deputies, out denying any deputy in the session during the voting process that took place majority.

He said Youkhana, told the (range) yesterday, "There was a small number of deputies of state law, who objected to certain paragraphs of the law. Did not count the votes to approve, because the majority were clear, and the majority raised their hands."