Najaf provincial council announced on Tuesday the discovery of a mass grave containing the remains of people and civilian clothes south of the province, while likely it back to the period of the popular uprising in 1991.
A member of the provincial council in Najaf Jawad al-Ghazali in an interview (range Press) that "one of the citizens of the inhabitants of hand Razavi, south of the city, informed the provincial council discovery of a mass grave through the emergence of Jmjajh and bones and clothes during drilling operations and clean up in the region," noting that "the cemetery includes three skulls and a number of bones and civilian clothes during the initial screening process. "
Ghazali said he had been told the "circle of human rights in the province and we inspect the place on the ground," adding that he "proved after examination and initial inspection and it is a mass grave dating back to the nineties of the last century in the previous regime."
He guessed Ghazali that "the cemetery dating back to the popular uprising that took place during the year 1991, and includes a large number of remains of victims of the intifada," adding that "it was to select the region and fortify the security by the police."
Ghazali noted that "the Council awaiting the arrival of a committee of the Ministry of Human Rights from Baghdad to begin the actual examination process measures by the competent committees of mass graves and find out how many remains and historical era cemetery dating her."
It was the Iraqi Human Rights Ministry announced that, in the (March 6, 2013), from the extraction of the remains of 3180 victims of the former regime of 134 mass grave opened so far, while showed the Martyrs Foundation politicians inclusion of "privileges and rights" that the text of the law, confirmed to the Committee of Martyrs and prisoners Parliamentary politicians refusing to abolish the law of accountability and justice, fearing the return of "ousted" the previous regime for the interface and called to let them "homeless hiding in burrows earth."
The Iraqi government and directed, (17 June 2013), and the Ministry of Human Rights and the Martyrs Foundation, the establishment of a memorial monument to commemorate the martyrs of the mass graves in the provinces which they found on the tombs of, Mukdh that the project will include evidence of a systematic and Museum commemorates the martyrs.
The Human Rights Minister Mohammed Xiaa Sudan, said in a (16 May 2013), the need to bear the judiciary responsible conduct investigations "in-depth" to detect the perpetrators of crimes of mass graves, while announced the discovery of 18 cemetery during the current year 2013, calling on the House of Representatives to speed up the enactment of a law "criminalization" Baath Party as the "guarantor of the non-return of the bloody thought of the political map".
And called for the parliamentary human rights committee, on May 20, 2013, the concerned authorities to work to open all the mass graves to find out the names of the victims, while The Ministry of Human Rights to create a partition to document the abuses of the former regime to be a sign of those "crimes."
The Ministry of Human Rights declared, at the (17 May 2012), the Council of Ministers allocated five billion dinars for the purchase of equipment and supplies for the identification of victims of mass graves.
It is noteworthy that the former Iraqi regime carried out mass arrests and the liquidation of a mass of hundreds of thousands of his countrymen during the uprising in particular the residents of the north and south, because of the activity opposition to him in the two regions, and after the year 2003 discovered the records and documents for the liquidation carried out by the security services and the military to the former regime, also continues to government agencies Current organizations and some parents found mass graves containing the remains of the victims, most of them civilians, women and children.
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