The press conference for the Liberal bloc, who announced the cancellation of the salaries of deputies
Federal Court revoke pensions for members of the House of Representatives
Author: BS, MJ, NF
Editor: BS, NF
Range Press / Baghdad
Federal Court overturned on Wednesday, the law of pensions for members of the House of Representatives, while confirming the Liberal block of the Sadrist movement that "the decision is a gift for reference and the Iraqi people."
The Secretary-General of the Liberal bloc Dhia al-Assadi in a press conference held at the headquarters of the political body with a number of deputies and attended (Presse term), "The Federal Court decided to cancel pensions for members of the House of Representatives."
Asadi pointed out that "the decision of the Federal Court law included members of the dissolved National Assembly and members of the House of Representatives of current and former."
For his part, the President of the Liberal bloc Bahaa al-Araji at the conference that he "personally commissioned by the Liberal bloc leader Moqtada al-Sadr to follow up the call filed by the Sadrist movement to abolish the pensions of deputies in federal court."
He said al-Araji, that "call in the Federal Court No. 86 and the two first demands that these salaries are unconstitutional because Article 73 of the Constitution, which allocated the salaries of the President of the Republic showed that the President of the Republic and salaries rights and this means that his retirement."
He said al-Araji, that "Article 83 of the Council of Ministers indicated that the Council of Ministers and the ministers' salaries and rights but the material of the Council of Tawab did not indicate this, but gave the برلمانين rights and privileges only," noting that "the bloc made the case for months, did not shed light on them so as not to interfere in the door political history. "
Araji said that "the Federal Court issued its decision unanimously adopted the morning on the important issue is that the law is not prescribed in the parliament based on a proposal but should be a bill," stressing the definitive decision of the Federal Court may not contest it. "
He said the head of the Liberal parliamentary "From this day is not worth the members of the National Assembly and former House of Representatives former and current and even subsequent any pension," revealing the existence of "another lawsuit number 87 for the abolition of pensions to the Prime Minister and Council of Ministers."
The Coordinating Committee for the campaign canceled pensions parliamentary confirmed on Monday (21 October 2013), it "continues Pthouderadtha and Thacidha" demonstrations 26 October now, and showed that there is a "twenty teams" in Baghdad, works on the build-up and education for the demonstrations, while indicated The Interior Ministry "rejected" granted a license to demonstrate so far, called on the security forces to deal with the demonstrators to "a national basis, humane and non-aggression on them."
The Coordinating Committee of the National Campaign to cancel the retired parliamentarians and elected bodies promised, in (viii October 2013), to ignore the authorities concerned, three weeks ago, ordered the organization of popular demonstrations in (26 October 2013), emphasizes "prevent" the government to demonstrate peacefully because he "violate" the Constitution and human rights around "traveled", while her responsibility, demanded the approval of the license as soon as possible, and expressed its intention to protest, even if "I did not get the approval," and continue to do so until "achieve their demands."
He was a reporter, (long-Presse) reported, in (the fifth of October 2013), that the security force dispersed with batons dozens of demonstrators in Tahrir Square, in central Baghdad, demanding the abolition of pensions for members of the House of Representatives, pointing out that the forces belonging to the Ministry of the Interior banned the media from entering Tahrir Square to cover the event, and reporters and photographers chased inside the alleys near the scene.
As reported by a source in the Iraqi Interior Ministry, in (the fifth of October 2013), that the security force arrested four protesters calling for the abolition of pensions for members of the House of Representatives in Tahrir Square in central Baghdad, without giving further details.
The demonstrations in many other had, on that day, too, in the provinces of Basra, Dhi Qar, Najaf, Kirkuk, and others, to demand the abolition of pensions for MPs and privileges of officials, and they also faced prevent the security forces and its assault on the participants and the arrest of a group of them, as well as preventing the media from coverage.
The Coordinating Committee of the National Campaign to cancel the retired parliamentarians and elected bodies confirmed in (the fifth of October 2013) that the institutions of the state and its experience mobility with "suspicion and mistrust, accusations and harsher methods of violence," despite being a "peaceful and civilized and constitutionally," While demanded the relevant rights rights and civil liberties, all in the state, take a "clear position" of the "abuses" suffered by her and "Accounting" from "assaulted" the demonstrators, confirmed retaining the "right" to prosecute those parties before the competent courts.
The capital, Baghdad and other Iraqi cities, on Saturday (31 August 2013), mass demonstrations rallies to demand the abolition of pensions for MPs, as Omhluwa the House of Representatives one month to implement their demands, threatening to turn the demonstrations to "open-ended sit" in the event of failure to meet their demands.
It is noteworthy that the last term has seen claims many either by the religious Shiite, or by activists civilians, to cancel the salaries of parliamentarians and senior state officials, with positions and privileges, and showed that he "may not" granting pensions to persons who are not permanent employees, and demanded that the House of Representatives "enactment of a uniform law for all retirees instead for legislation on its members."
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