[size=36]Parliament: Abdul-Mahdi's resignation will not exempt him from accountability for the systematic killing of protesters[/size]
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, Representative Zafer Al-Ani confirmed on Saturday that the resignation of Prime Minister Adel Abdul-Mahdi will not absolve him from judicial accountability for the systematic killing of demonstrators.
Al-Ani said, in a statement received by / Mawazine News / a copy of it: "We condemn in the strongest terms of condemnation the peaceful demonstrators of Tahrir Square were subjected to a brutal genocide carried out by well-known militias, which killed dozens of citizens and injured others, adding to its black record another crime added to A series of its repeated crimes. "
He added, "It is a matter of disapproval that these militias announced, in a frank statement, two days ago, that they are putting their elements in the arenas to confront the demonstrators without seeing a reaction from the official security authorities to deter them from committing their heinous crime. And I left it under the officials ’eyes.
Al-Ani indicated that "the resignation of the Prime Minister and the Commander-in-Chief of the armed forces will not excuse him from judicial accountability for the systematic killing that takes place under his government, nor will he prevent him from international accountability if the Iraqi judiciary fails to carry out his duty towards these crimes."
He continued: "And when we call on peaceful demonstrators to continue their peaceful movement, we warn the government against its persistence in freeing the hand of the militias and committing other folly that will lead the country to death, and it and its symbols will be the first to perish." End 29 / A 43