Kurdistan President: “Livin must accept
Kurdistan region 'Iraq', —
A Kurdish periodical Livin has steered up the issue
of the budget of the Kurdistan president Massoud
Barzani, reported Kurdish online Awene neswspaper on
The issue of the president’s budge has made the
president very angry and his office stated that “the
president has not received a single penny so far”,
which means that the president does not function
like the rest of Iraq’s civil servants.
The office of president stated that they take a
legal action against Livin
periodical for publishing the news and steering the
issue of the Massoud Barzani’s budget and salary.
“Livin must accept the responsibility,” the
presidential statement said in a hostile tone.
Livin however stated in its statement that the
president’s language is hostile and far form any
lawful language. “It is the language of conflict and
contains threats on our lives and our safety. We
inform the local and international organisations of
Livin stated that knowing the president’s salary is
the right of every Kurdistan citizen and in most
countries around the world, including the
dictatorship and totalitarian sates,www.ekurd.netthe
salary of the head of the states are known, in
addition they are regulated by law. Alas the
president of Kurdistan Region, Livin stated, has
violated the law that is legislated by his own
presidential council and himself.
June 23, 2009, the Kurdish security forces, known as
Asayish, of the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP),
led by Massoud Barzani, the current president of
last issue of Livin magazine to destroy them.
Livin is an independent magazine published in
Sulaimaniyah, which already has lost one journalist Soran Mama Hama,www.ekurd.net
Kirkuk in July 2008.
In 2007, Ahmed Mira
published a cover story
in his magazine Livin titled "The legacy of the sick
man." The story was about the health problems of
Iraqi President Jalal Talabani and a bitter
leadership struggle within his political party, the
Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK). Shortly
thereafter, Mira, was arrested by Kurdistan's
powerful military security. He says he was
interrogated, subjected to "psychological torture,"
and held for 13 hours before being released.
Copyright, respective author or news agency,
KurdishMedia com | AFP | Agencies
does not take credit for and is not responsible for the content of news
information on this page