Posted 25 March 2012 - 07:20 AM
Sadr announced his rejection of a draft general amnesty law form [absolute]
Ali Aldhargam - 25/03/2012 AD - 10:55 AM | Hits: 189
Said the cleric Moqtada al-Sadr rejected a draft general amnesty law as absolute.
And in response to a question from one of his followers on the need for the inclusion of the amnesty law of "resisted the U.S. occupation in Iraq," and lack of coverage of the accused crimes Sadr said: "Amnesty Law [absolute] I do not accept it and distinguish right and wrong is difficult for them, but Madaa right behind the demands."
The proposed amnesty law has sparked controversy among the political blocs, especially among a coalition of state law and the Sadrist movement, to demand the rule of law to amend certain paragraphs of the project that define the categories covered by the amnesty or not.
It is noteworthy that Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki has described a proposed amnesty law as a "setback" in the history of political parties, attributing the cause to be "the draft law appears as if the legislature is ready to issue a pardon even corrupt."
For his part, representative of the religious authority in the province of Karbala, Abdul Mahdi al-Karbalai in a speech last Friday to "deliberate, and precision in the drafting of the amnesty law even Evelt terrorists and corrupt it" .
"Bhishma said, 'Abstention from injury to others, truthfulness, the absence of wrath (forgiveness), compassion, self-restraint, and sincerity or candor, O monarch, are the indications of righteousness. There are persons who wander over the earth, praising righteousness but without practicing what they preach and engaged all the while in sin, O king.'"
The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana, Volume 4, Book 13