New judge in Saddam’s court is not a judge

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New judge in Saddam’s court is not a judge

Postby greencrow0 » Mon Sep 25, 2006 12:58 am

<!--EZCODE AUTOLINK START--><a href=""></a><!--EZCODE AUTOLINK END--><br><br>September 23rd, 2006<br><br>"A judicial source close to the Iraqi Criminal Court revealed that <!--EZCODE BOLD START--><strong>the judge of the Supreme Court in Saddam Hussein trial is not a judge and didn’t exercise this profession ever in his life,</strong><!--EZCODE BOLD END--> “Majid Mohamed Aribi” was chosen with hurry to get rid of the former Judge Abdullah Al-Amri.<br><br>In a telephone call from Baghdad, a judicial source said today that the atmosphere of frustration prevails in the Iraqi Supreme Criminal Court among judges and prosecutors because of government interference and appointing a new judge.<br><br>The source said that <!--EZCODE BOLD START--><strong>Aribi was not a member of the International Criminal Court, never served as a judge at any time previously, and have no experience in courts, especially in such an important court</strong><!--EZCODE BOLD END--> .<br><br>The source pointed out that the decision to remove Amri and the appointment of the successor has been done with the consent of Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki after meeting with the President of the Criminal Court. He explained that even a decision has not yet been officially issued to appoint him in the office. <br><br>Wael Abdel Latif, a member of Iraqi parliament said: The government had always advocated the independence of the judiciary, but with this decision the government has put its executive authority over the judiciary. <br><br>========================<br><br>What do they need a judge for anyway?<br><br><!--EZCODE ITALIC START--><em>"We wouldn't have arrested him if he wasn't guilty!"</em><!--EZCODE ITALIC END--><br><br><!--EZCODE ITALIC START--><em>Old saying</em><!--EZCODE ITALIC END--><br><br>gc<br><br><br> <p></p><i>Edited by: <A HREF=>greencrow0</A> at: 9/24/06 10:59 pm<br></i>
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