Liberals: We fear the feet of al-Maliki to dissolve parliament and declare emergency
Liberals: We fear the feet of al-Maliki to dissolve parliament and declare emergency, taking advantage of the absence of the President
05.04.2014 (0:01 pm)
Warned the deputy from the Liberal bloc that step, Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki to send the emergency law to parliament, and be designed to dissolve parliament and declare a state of emergency, taking advantage of the absence of President Jalal Talabani, while the said two deputies to the National Safety Law “fabrication political shuffling papers weeks before elections to gain Maliki momentum in the polls.
MP for the Liberal bloc Jawad Alshahyla in a statement to the “long” on Friday that the National Safety Law gives the Prime Minister broad powers and large is an attempt to confuse the political situation. ”
He said, “Send this law came from in order to avoid loss of a list of the Prime Minister in the next election and be a tool in his hand through the imposition of a curfew and house arrest on some religious and political leaders and stop all civil institutions. ”
and added that “justifies the deteriorating security situation according to the draft of the National Safety Law is the president of the Council of Ministers and therefore intended that Law gagged, “explaining that this law gives the Prime Minister the powers to impose curfews and arrest without warrants and imposing house arrest on the religious and political figures, as well as give the Prime Minister estimate any amount of money and spend it.”
Article (8) in the first emergency law that “the President of the Council of Ministers to be exercised in the area or areas covered by the state of emergency: 1_ restrictions on the freedom of people to move, traffic and curfew in certain places or certain times, 2_ may arrest persons suspected of criminal behavior or dangerous to the system, the imposition of house arrest, It searched the people, places, restrictions on the freedom of the people in the meeting and disperse the meeting by force, the evacuation of some of the actors or isolated and travel ban them or to them. ”
predicted Sadrist lawmaker to “hasten the Prime Minister after the move (sending the National Safety Law) to dissolve parliament and then Declaration of a state of emergency, “warning of the possibility of exploiting the absence of the President and the presence of Vice President Khodair al by the Prime Minister to dissolve the parliament in the coming days and declare a state of emergency.”
Meanwhile, a member of the Commission on Security and Defense Council of Representatives Chuan Mohamed Taha said in an interview with the “long” that the law of the defense of national safety was not up to the Commission on Security and Defense, and currently exists in the Presidency of the Parliament, “expressing astonishment from contesting the government battles in the provinces of Diyala and Anbar, without obtaining the approval of the House of Representatives.
added asking, “Did you take the Iraqi government approval of the House of Representatives to present the National Safety Law (the emergency law)? “, pointing out that the fight the battles in some provinces and the two continuously without the consent of the House of Representatives and this is evidence of a violation of the Iraqi constitution.”
He Taha, saying that “the emergency law mentioned in the Iraqi Constitution, Article 61 / paragraph IX, which requires approval by two-thirds majority Members of the House of Representatives at the request by the President and the Cabinet. ”
and explained that “the state of emergency declared for a period of thirty days which can be extended with the consent of the House of Representatives,” adding, “but the Iraqi government for more than a year practicing war game under the names of strange and wonderful without the approval of the House of Representatives . ”
and take a Kurdish lawmaker to fight the battles during the past period without the consent of Parliament is illegitimate and illegal and jumped on the Constitution, “pointing out that the Prime Minister seized throughout the period of the decisions and state security institutions.
noted that “more than four months of the crisis of Anbar The media blackout it is still going on and definitively on the size of the losses of our physical security and human and also civilian casualties, as well as ignorance of the number of dead terrorist groups from Daash and al-Qaeda. ”
and pointed out that “the Commission on Security and Defense become paralyzed and did not meet for more than six months to discuss the deterioration of security on the in the country because of a boycott by members of a coalition of law intentional Committee meetings in order not to give us the opportunity to achieve in the file deteriorating security in Anbar, Diyala and Baghdad. ”
and stressed that “the purpose of submitting the National Safety Law (emergency) by the government is to create a fabrication political shuffling papers security to declare a state of emergency to disrupt the elections or to ensure the victory of a coalition of state law on the election results in any way, “and therefore the” Send this law is to serve an election and a threat to the political process. ”
to the MP from the bloc united Hamza Alkrtani in a statement to the “long” that Send the National Safety Law is tantamount to a coup attempt against the democratic process, “noting that the choice of this time sensitive and dangerous it has a lot of question marks.”
said Alkrtani that “al-Maliki seeks to implement martial law and emergency government any cancellation perfect for the elections, contrary to what claims it as a keen on the democratic process and the elections and the transfer of the system from a parliamentary to a presidential lesson create chaos, violence and sectarian strife, “he continued,” All the political blocs rejects this law and will stand against him. ”