Iraq: We will raise a lawsuit for defamation against Maliki
On: Saturday 16/06/2012 13:01

Baghdad (news) .. the Iraqi List, has announced its intention to file a lawsuit against Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki for defamation after being accused of the Parties to the signatories of the request to withdraw the confidence that they are conspirators.

A spokesman for the Iraqi Haider Mulla said in a statement received the Agency (news) a copy of it on Saturday: that al-Maliki described in a television interview that the signatories for the withdrawal of confidence by the plotters and we do our part that the signatories to withdraw confidence representing Marjat religious, political, tribal and popular, such as Muqtada al- Sadr, who represents the religious dimension and the public was and is still under consideration and appreciation of everyone, and Massoud Barzani, in addition to being the head of the Kurdistan Region, it is a symbol of national and tribal gave thousands of martyrs on the road to freedom and democracy, and Iyad Allawi, head of the largest voting bloc, and it represents a symbolic and National received the admiration of the Iraqi street and the international community.

He added: It is behind these symbols of national impact on the confidence motion (176) Vice-every one of them a hundred thousand Iraqi citizens from all segments of Iraqi society by the constitutional text, pointing out: that the signatories of the withdrawal of confidence may have exercised their constitutional right and that Maliki described it is evidence of it shows something of the culture does not believe in the Constitution nor the essence of the democratic process.

He Mulla said: charge-Maliki through the media of the two no-confidence is a misdemeanor punishable under the Iraqi Penal Code, so the signatories say that the accusations by al-Maliki does not bless them, but insistence and determination to move forward in the process of withdrawal of confidence, and that the crime of defamation and the charge exerted by the Prime Minister put it under the framework of accountability which in turn will establish a lawsuit by the Iraqi courts to prove to the world that the sacrifices made by Iraqis in the fight against the dictatorship of the former regime and in order to enjoy the people a political process based on the concepts of freedom, justice and equality will not be in vain.