President Assad Issues Decrees to Impeach Two Judges

President Bashar al-Assad issued two decrees impeaching two judges for violation of laws and regulations, according to Al-Watan.

President Bashar al-Assad issued two decrees implementing the impeachment sentence imposed by the Supreme Judicial Council against two judges for violating laws and their duties in the course of their work.

The sentence of impeachment handed down to the two judges came in accordance with Decree No. 299 of 2021 to carry out the sentence against Judges Abdul Qadir Mohammed Khair Sflou and Mr. Aladdin bin Isa al-Nayef.

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The penalty of dismissal in law means termination of the judge’s service for making legal errors or irregularities in his work, which are part of the anti-corruption strategy in all sectors of the state by implementing the necessary penalties, referring violators to the judiciary, or cutting off their hands.

Earlier this year, President Assad issued decrees implementing the impeachment sentence against two judges for making legal mistakes, in accordance with the laws in force, in the context of prosecuting violators and implementing the necessary penalties against them, in order to ensure and seek justice.

Remarks by the Syrian Observer: Article 132 of the Syrian Constitution of 2012 theoratically guarantees the independence of the judiciary.

This article was translated and edited by The Syrian Observer. The Syrian Observer has not verified the content of this story. Responsibility for the information and views set out in this article lies entirely with the author.


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