Allawi: All released detainees, innocents
Baghdad (IraqiNews.com) The head of the Iraqiya Slate, Ayad Allawi, stated “All the released detainees are innocents and some of them were arrested to prevent having an emergency while hold the Arab Summit in Baghdad last year.”
Speaking to Iraqi News (IraqiNews.com), he said “The announcement of the government over releasing some of the detainees within the next few days is just a statement,” noting that “The problem is not by releasing the detainees, but by correcting the implementation of the laws that affected the people depending on the reports of the secret reporter where it do not happen in all the other countries.”
“Regarding the Anti-Terrorism law, we all believe that terrorism must by fight, but not by the politicized laws where the political process must be based on the real balance to avoid the mess and the disputes,” he pointed out.
Regarding the response to the demonstrators’ demands, he said “There is no one singled demand that was responded to and all the current procedures are to reduce the pressure of the public.”