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Court of Cassation : Acts Contrary to Law Committed by who ‎Considered as Belonging to Demonstrators not Terrorist Offenses ‎

Court of Cassation : Acts Contrary to Law Committed by who ‎Considered as Belonging to Demonstrators not Terrorist Offenses ‎

2019-11-25 11:35:00

Baghdad/Judiciary Media

Federal Court of Cassation decided that the acts contrary to law committed by who considered as belonging to demonstrators are not terrorist offenses and they shall tried in accordance with Penal Code in force.

On 24/11/2019 ,Criminal panel at Federal Court of Cassation made a decision in which considered the illegal acts committed by those considered as belonging to demonstrators are ordinarily offenses and  punishable by Penal Code No. 111 of 1969 according to circumstances and evidences . Anti-Terrorism Act isn't applicable  to  these offenses as the criminal intention, represented by terrorist purposes, is absence  in accordance with article(1) of Anti-Terrorism Act No.13 of 2005 ,a statement of  the Supreme Judicial Council said.


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