Iraqi PM declaration against the independence of Lawyers

In this short video recorded during the 79th anniversary of the Iraqi Lawyers Union, Nouri Al-Maliki gives a statement in which he directly attacks the independence of lawyers in Iraq, thus threatening the whole judicial system of the country. The Geneva International Centre for Justice has sent a Communication to the Special Rapporteur on the Independence of Judges and Lawyers on that issue, urging him to report on the situation of the Judicial system in Iraq.

 Iraqi PM declaration against the independence of Lawyers
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In this short video recorded during the 79th anniversary of the Iraqi Lawyers Union, Nouri Al-Maliki gives a statement in which he directly attacks the independence of lawyers in Iraq, thus threatening the whole judicial system of the country. The Geneva International Centre for Justice has sent a Communication to the Special Rapporteur on the Independence of Judges and Lawyers on that issue, urging him to report on the situation of the Judicial system in Iraq.