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Iraqi MP States: “No Rape In Iraqi Prisons, But Consensual Sex
Between Inmates And Policemen”

By Dirk Adriaensens and Tahrir Swift

30 January, 2013

Ali Shubbarstated that “some prisoners have sexual thirst. So they present themselves to the police to have sex with them and then they later claim that they have been raped.”

Iraqi Member of Parliament Ali Shubbar accused Iraqi female inmates in Iraqi prisons of " sexual lust " and continued by claiming that they “ expose themselves to the police ”.

Ali Shubbar, an MP of the Citizen Bloc, is a member of the Parliamentary Human Rights Committee . This says something about the Human Rights standards in the new “democratic” Iraq .

He further argued that “ the incidents that occur in the prisons are not rape, but consensual sex between inmates and policemen ”.

And that's not all….. Ali Shubbar also stated that “ some prisonershave sexual thirst . So they present themselves to the police to have sex with them and then they later claim that they have been raped .”

Shubbar went on to say there was “ no evidence or proof of rape cases that were presented ”. This honourable member of the Committee of Human Rights nevertheless acknowledged the existence of rape cases, saying that: “ individual cases may occur here and there, but it is certainly not a phenomenon .”

Question: has this man actually conducted an investigation into all claims of rape, or is he simply chattering what comes up in his head? Did he read the reports of Iraqi Human Rights Organisations?

With human rights MP's like Mr Shubbar who needs enemies?

HananFatlawie , a female MP from the Maliki bloc has reportedly labelled all female prisoners as whores, in order to justify the rape.

With female MP's like Ms Fatlawie who needs male chauvinist MPs?

The Parliamentarian Human Rights Committee in Iraq is clearly a farce. Recently many rape cases in Iraqi prisons came to the surface and numerous reports have been issued. 

Further information can be found on the B Russell s Tribunal and Global Research websites:

Iraq: General Prosecutor Confirms Torture and Rape of Detained Women. European Court of Human Rights Labels CIA Interrogation Procedures as “Torture” and  The dark and secret dungeons of Iraq. Horror stories of female prisoners

The Maliki government dismisses all these incriminating reports.They learned from their American masters how to communicate with the press and how to excel in denial of proven crimes.

“The US occupation administration in Iraq relies on systematic rape, torture, and sadistic treatment of Iraqi women prisoners in its prison camps in the country”, Muhammad Adham al-Hamd, the General Secretary of the Union of Political Prisoners and Detainees in Iraq, stated already in 2010. The Union issued a statement regarding reports that confirmed the presence of large numbers of women in the American-run prison camps – women who were detained solely to be raped and abused in order to bring pressure upon their husbands, brothers, sons or fathers.? Al-Hamd declared that “women prisoners are subjected to strip searches, torture, rape, and psychological and physical humiliation by the police and prison administrators. Their clothing is removed and they are deprived of food and water for days in order to break their will.”

On 26th December 2012 the people in the west of Iraq in their thousands came out in large peaceful demonstrations against the abuses of human rights perpetrated by the current puppet government of Iraq headed by Mr Nouri al-Maliki. The Maliki government quickly labelled the protesters as sectarian troublemakers and supporters of terrorism without even looking into their demands. In the meantime the number of protesters has risen to many millions who demonstrate against the US installed puppet government of Al Maliki. On the 25 th of January 10 people were killed in Fallujah and many others – among them 6 children and a journalist – were wounded, when they tried to reach the demonstration area.

These protests were directly provoked by testimonies and information leaking from the prisons, that Iraqi female prisoners, held in government controlled prisons, were women are being subjected to horrific methods of torture and rape at the hands of interrogators and prison guards. Indeed a brave woman ex detainee found the courage to speak up about the torture she was subjected to, perpetrated by senior officers in the security forces .

Who will protect the Iraqi women from their rapists…. and who will protect the Iraqi women from the criminal creatures in the Iraqi “Parliamentarian Human Rights Committee”? The Peace movements and Human Rights organisations are obliged to give their full support to the demands of the Iraqi people in resistance against the on going occupation of their country

Translation of: http://www.uragency.net/index.php/araqiat/2012-04-19-08-07-43/15115-2013-01-07-14-39-11 : Tahrir Swift







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