12:09 - 2022-08-23
Today, Tuesday, the Iraqi Bar Association announced the suspension of its work in parallel with the judiciary, stressing the preservation of its independence.
The head of the Bar Association, Ahlam Al-Lami, said in a statement, "We were and are still with the revolutionaries' demands, and we seek with them to achieve the desired social justice, and the Bar Association has announced this position in conjunction with the rest of the unions and unions."
Al-Lami added: "However, all demands must be formulated in accordance with constitutional frameworks, and expressed in templates that are supposed to achieve those goals, and that the judicial institution is one of the most important of these constitutional bodies, and it should not be in the equation of political pressure."
And she continued: "And to distance it from any actions that affect its independence, and no country can rise without maintaining the independence of the judiciary and preserving its prestige, and judicial decisions are issued according to legal visions, not by pressure on the will of the independent judiciary. We declare our position in support of the Iraqi judiciary, and we suspend the work of The Iraqi Bar Association is parallel to the judiciary.
The head of the Bar stressed: "All political parties must understand the danger of not protecting the independence of the judiciary, which will lead us to lose the most important pillars of building a constitutional state, and that the judiciary must be preserved, and maintained again."
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