What is the fate of the absentees if they are physically liquidated in Iraq?
The issue of the abducted and forcibly disappeared during the battles against the Islamic State terrorist organization in Iraq has escalated dramatically during the past few days, while a political source revealed the arrival of a special team of the United Nations to Baghdad, to start extensive investigations into the file of missing and abducted.
The reports of the Commission on Human Rights in the House of Representatives, that the file of the [You must be registered and logged in to see this link.] has become magnified with the discovery of new numbers of abductees who were classified as absentees after five years of their abduction.
For his part, the head of the Higher Committee to follow up the file of abductees and absentees in Iraq, Salim al-Jubouri, the fate of the [You must be registered and logged in to see this link.] in case they were physically liquidated, while stressing that they are considered martyrs as Spyker martyrs and others.
"We have held meetings with the United Nations and the Iraqi judiciary, which have so far produced an incentive for many parties to consider the file a priority, specifically the Supreme Judicial Council, through the chief prosecutor, the head of the judiciary and other judges," al-Jubouri said.
He continued: "The United Nations has a report that can be submitted this week, and dealing with this file in particular, has received detailed reports, some official, which can be included in its reports, and we have a schedule to meet with the victims and listen to their statements, as well as has been developed An e-mail address in order to collect all data and information for many families who did not provide the information in their possession, because of fear, or the absence of a sponsor.
He added, "The Commission took it upon itself to reach a conclusion to reveal the facts and indicate who was involved in the absence of this large number."
And on the number of [You must be registered and logged in to see this link.] kidnapped? Are they alive or dead ?, Jubouri said: "Until this moment, we can not publish a specific number about the absentees, we have received data from several provinces, and from different parts of Iraq, in Saqlawiyah (Anbar province) for example, there 665 missing, an official figure, with other numbers being monitored in Mosul, Diyala, the Baghdad belt and Salah al-Din, numbers are increasing because of new information and data that we receive, which we believe need to be updated, as part of our task. "
He added: "Our mission also includes access to the truth of their matter, if they are alive must search for their whereabouts, and there are indications that they are located in some prisons and detention centers, where they are being moved from one place to another, and there is a feeling that by virtue of long In the absence of some of them, they may have been liquidated, and here is also our mission to reveal it. "
With regard to dealing with whether the absentees have already been liquidated ?, Jubouri stressed, "These will be martyrs, just as were dealing with other files, belonging to the martyrs (Spyker) and martyrs of many areas ... If disclosed (if confirmed liquidation) The state should deal with this dossier. "
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