Muqtada al-Sadr urges Iraqi parliament to approve a general amnesty law
September 01, 2012

Urged the cleric Moqtada al-Sadr, the Iraqi parliament to expedite the passage of the amnesty law this week.

The Secretary General of the Liberal bloc Zia al-Asadi al-Hayat on Friday that Mr. Muqtada al-Sadr with the rapid approval of the amnesty law, noting that it refuses to include both proven offender.

He added Asadi that our position is clear that the amnesty extends to those who have not proven guilty of any crime was convicted only resist the U.S. occupation, pointing to the existence of thousands of detainees languishing in jails for years not being charged so far, and this humanitarian tragedy must not continue.

And approved by the Secretary General of the Liberal bloc existence of differences between Sadr and Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki and his bloc coalition of state law, but he called a difference in procedural matters, and is on track and there is no solution big problems.

Did not rule out the existence of transactions between the blocks to launch ministers and political leaders convicted of corruption or terrorism, but stressed that al-Sadr will not be part of these deals and will stand strongly against it.