Tag Archives: Iraqi Supreme Judicial Council

Iraq releases 20,000 detainees amid COVID-19 pandemic

The Iraqi Supreme Judicial Council on Thursday announced that more than 20,000 detainees had been released so far as part of measures to curb the novel coronavirus outbreak. The council’s statement said that this decision came “in line with the decisions of the [Iraqi] Crisis Cell regarding reducing the risks …

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Iraq turns 9 Senior Former Officials over to Judiciary

The Iraqi government has announced that it had turned nine senior former officials over to the judiciary regarding corruption charges, and pledged to turn others over soon, news agencies reported. In a statement, the Iraqi Supreme Anti-Corruption Council referred to corruption cases of “nine high-ranking officials to the judiciary after …

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