[size=36]Saleh calls for the establishment of effective and specialized courts to limit the use of internationally prohibited weapons[/size]
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The President of the Republic, Barham Salih, Saturday, called for the establishment of effective and specialized courts to limit the use of internationally prohibited weapons.
Saleh said in a statement received by Mawazine News: "Today marks the 31st anniversary of a terrible crime against humanity, by bombing the city of Halabja with chemical weapons by an oppressive regime that targeted everything that lives on the land of this brave city."
"Thirty-one years ago, there were pure bodies scattered here and there, and there were silent breaths in the streets and alleys of Halabja, and others continued to struggle for survival, adhering to their love of their homeland, peace and freedom, bearing all the hardships and suffering."
"There is no sin for our people in Halabja and the other parts of Iraq that have been subjected to oppression and oppression. They were living under the authority of a regime that was abrogated by all laws, divine laws and human rights. The inevitable result was the demise of this despicable dictatorship that destroyed the country and its economy. "He said.
He pointed out that "Halabja today embodies the will of steadfastness, the will to advance, the will to rebuild, and represents a living memory that can not be forgotten by the fair, and a factor in the free to allow the return of tyrannical regimes and dictatorship again, so that the Iraqis enjoy the fruits of this country and live together peacefully Love and harmony, and move together towards building and building a promising future for our country. "
"We recall the crimes committed against our people in the south from mass graves in Mahaweel, Basra, Samawah, Anfal, Karamian and Bhdinan, massacres against our brethren from the Barzani, and suppression of the massacres of this city, which has become a symbol of fighting oppression, And the displacement of the Fili Kurds. "
"We should not forget the commemoration of this occasion, which has buried souls and the conscience of all honest people, sad and painful memories, to emphasize the need to redress this city and its people and to compensate the families of the martyrs and to respect them for their great sacrifices and to meet their legitimate demands, To the displacement and burning of houses and property, as well as to the restoration of nature and the environment that was destroyed, as a result of these outrageous criminal acts. "
He called on the international community, the United Nations and the humanitarian organizations within it to "exert more efforts to provide support and support for this steadfast city and its inhabitants, to establish effective and specialized courts and to activate legal legislation to limit the spread and use of internationally prohibited weapons. Fair punishment ".
He stressed that "the crime of bombing the city of Halabja will remain in front of us, and witness a renewed through the stages of history for future generations, because it embodies the suffering of the Kurdish people and the suffering of all Iraqis with an unjust regime, killing the lives of thousands of civilians bombarded with chemical weapons internationally prohibited."