Money in return for loyalty: strong competition between parties in central & southern Iraq to expand their bases
Posted27/11/2011 12:09 PM
BAGHDAD - "arenas of Liberation"
Witnessed the central provinces and southern Iraq to move significant forces, parties and religious movements to expand their grassroots, in preparation to run for local elections next year.
And took the character to move competitive offering the promise of government jobs and meet the demands of citizens to provide fixed income, housing and care for orphans and widows, and to encourage early marriage.
According to statements made by members of the "National Coalition" allied with "the rule of law," the latter adopted the style of making promises to the citizens to secure their votes in the upcoming local elections, as well as driven by the Heads of tribes to urge its citizens to support the candidates of the list.
In light of the continued deterioration of the situation of SOA, and the spread of financial and administrative corruption and poor performance of the provincial councils under the influence of the "state of law," and hired other forces deficit provinces to meet citizens' demands to move the disgruntled poor performance as they prepare a very large to incorporate them into their organizations, and for this purpose was the use of mosques to establish a religious sessions in which participants receive a monthly salary of 200 thousand dinars for the preparation of cadres to urge others to participate in religious courses in exchange for a monthly salary, and adopted this style is known stream is active in the provinces of Karbala, Najaf, Samawa and Diwaniya and Wasit and Babil.
And continued to party, another Shi'ite driven cadres and competencies Iraq of various denominations and sects of Dmhaaly a new organization to offset the loss in the legislative and local elections earlier accompanied the organization of a publicity campaign and the media and the creation of more than a news agency and local radio stations, and the establishment of forums and forums cultural weekly for the purpose of expanding the grassroots, and held the organization changes its officials and the media long abandoned his former media spokesman, and assigned one of its leaders to take over the task, and Baalamyin hired others to work as advisers and experts who oversee the media organization.
With the start of the countdown to the proximity of the local elections is expected to see a competition between the parties, the emergence of the Shiite conflict and settling of accounts and the dissemination of allied laundering, and attempts to determine how the publication of documents relating to the involvement of local officials, issues of financial and administrative corruption.
And went to parties and Shiite forces the previous legislative elections two lists are the Iraqi National Coalition and the rule of law, and after the results were announced an alliance to form the largest bloc in parliament, with the assistance of the decision was taken away by the Supreme Judicial Council, allowing it to form a government after a deal to power-sharing agreement through Erbil.
Commenting on these moves expressed members of the House of Representatives expressed their belief of the importance to consider the religious parties seriously to achieve the interests of the Iraqi people to expand their grassroots In this regard, MP said Sabah al-Saadi, "began the Iraqi street is understood explicitly that the fundamental criterion which must be the next election is the amount of What made these parties, because there is a clear failure in the management of files and provide construction services."
And, in turn, said MP Hassan upper to provide chances of religious parties at the expense of secularism in the Iraqi arena, and attributed the reasons for this rise to alignments sectarian "is still the religious parties strong, because the conflict a sectarian and not political, and we expect the weak role of religious parties in the upcoming elections in favor of secularism and also proved This also became a sectarian."
The MP for the Liberal bloc representing the Sadrist movement and internalized within the National Alliance, which leads the government Awad al-Awadi, who called for the adoption of the standard to achieve the demands of the people in the electoral programs: "the right project for all parties and is not limited to religious work for the review of their election, but must be people present at the politicians all the time to provide services to him for real, not through slogans."
According to the circles of parliamentary, most parties involved in the political arena, could not implement its election on meeting the demands of the Iraqi people, and to reflect that during the protests, which started in the twenty-fifth of last February, has been raising the slogan of "regret" for the election of the parliamentary blocs present represented in the Parliament and the government.
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