A statement by the temporary office said today: “Denial of practicing of torture is not justified with the imminent issuance of judicial sentences against the detained bodyguards that may coast their lives or liberty without allowing defending them professionally, according to the legitimate right.
The statement went on : “The lawyers for the defendants are prevented from meeting with the defendants or getting access to the investigative or award of the fact of the charges against them. Stressing that lawyer insist to request moving the trail outside of Baghdad to achieve justice and transparency which missed in Baghdad, for the purpose of avoiding the issuance of an unfair judicial sentences.
Vice President Tareq al-Hashemi recently revealed the death of one of his bodyguards after torture in detention in one of the secret prisons for three months..
Temporary Hashemi office announced last Tuesday the death of two other members of the protection of Vice President Tareq al-Hashemi, a result of torture, “. / End