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Republic of Iraq Commission of Integrity [text in Kurdish]


Commission of Integrity [logo: Republic of Iraq] [text in Kurdish]
Investigations Office Commission of Integrity Commission of Integrity
(Please refer to the name of the entity and the entire letter number in your response)

Investigations Department of Baghdad – Investigations Division


Number: M T B/T/Sh6/841Q1/2019/[handwritten: 674]
Date: [handwritten: 24]/July/2019

To/Ministry of Justice/Legal Office


Re/Priority [documents]
Greetings …
The decision of the Investigations Court of Karkh, which has jurisdiction to look into integrity
cases, dated 24/7/2019. In reference to your letter number 11/1/9/935, dated 24/7/2019, we have
enclosed for you a copy of the requested priority [documents]. Please receive them and notify
us.
Regards
[signature]
A/Manager of the Investigations
Department of Baghdad
[illegible handwritten note] Manager of the Investigations Division
[handwritten: 24]/July/2019

Attachments:
• Copy of judgment number 24/3C/2011
• Photocopy of Al-Waqt newspaper issue 581 dated (20/1/2011)
• Photocopy of Al-Manār newspaper issue 1414 dated (20/1/2011)
• Referral decision dated 8/12/2010
• Decision T/6253 and (1638)

Copy to
• Outgoing
• File
Hotline Investigations Department Email Hotline
Free number 154 Free number 154
Zain: 07901988559 Zain: 07901988559
Asia cell: 07718888858 Asia cell: 07718888858
Email: hotline@nazaha.iraq The Citizen’s Electronic Government P.O. Box Almamoon 6041
P.O. Box Almamoon (6041) www.ca.iq

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In the name of God the Merciful the Compassionate


Republic of Iraq No. /7522/Criminal Commission/2019
The Supreme Judicial Council [Logo] T/6253
Federal Court of Cassation

The second Criminal Commission convened in the Federal Court of Cassation on 9/5/2019.
Headed by the head judge Munther Ibrahim and the membership of judges Haidar Jawad
and Shahab Ahmed and Ayoub Abbas and Mahmoud Abbas, authorized to rule on behalf
of the people, and issued the following decision:

Transfer Applicant / Defendant / Ziad Tariq Abdallah

On 11/4/2011, (Ali Abdel-Jabbar and Hamed Jabr) the attorneys for the aforementioned
Defendant submitted a request to the Federal Court of Cassation to transfer his case No.
34/cn/A-a/2011 Appeals from the Al Rusafa Criminal Court for Integrity Cases to the
Karkh Criminal Court for Integrity Cases. The appropriate judge indicated in his opinion
dated 18/4/2019 that he does not object to the transfer.

Decision

After examination and deliberation, it was found that the transfer request dated 11/4/2019
submitted by the Defendant (Ziad Tariq Abdallah) through his attorneys (Ali Abdul Jabbar
and Hamed Jabr), fulfills the legal requirements applicable to the provisions of Article 142 of
the Criminal Procedure Code, because the transfer helps to reveal the truth. Therefore,
[handwritten: it was decided]to transfer (the case) to the (Karkh Criminal Court for Integrity
Cases) and to notify the (Al Rusafa Criminal Court for Integrity Cases) of this. The decision
was unanimously issued on 9/5/2019.

[signature]
[handwritten: Head Judge
Munther Ibrahim]

[stamp: Federal Court of Cassation


Criminal Commission
Number
Date]
[illegible note]

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[Handwritten: 13]
Republic of Iraq
Higher Judicial Council [logo] Referral Decision Number: 1019
Head of Appeals of Baghdad/ Al Referral Decision Date:8/12/2010
Rusafa Federal Case Number:158L2/2005
Investigations Court authorized to
try Integrity Cases
Baghdad Governorate
[handwritten signature]
Referral decision read out loud [stamp] Judge
Full Name of Birth Occupation Place of Residence
Defendant Hussein
1 Bruska Nouri 1955 Former Secretary General of Erbil
Sadeeq Shawis/ Ministry of Defense
fugitive
2 Ziad Tariq 1955 Deputy Secretary General of Baghdad/ Al Motanabbi
Abdallah Al Qattan/ Ministry of Defense/ previously neighborhood M/714,
fugitive Z/20, D/12
3 Sawsan Jasim 1960 General Manager of the General Baghdad
Mohamed Al Office of Budget and M/320, Z/53, D/7
Tamimi/ fugitive Programming (previously)

1. Documented crime/ Article (340) of the Criminal Code, because the aforementioned
Defendants intentionally caused financial damage and to the entity with which they are
employed (the Ministry of Defense) through violations [related to] the contract regarding the
rehabilitation of military equipment in Taji and Miqdadiyah, concluded between the Ministry
and General Investment Group Company, to provide money for the Ukrainian company that
rehabilitates (T55 and T72) tanks
2. Place where the crime took place/ Baghdad
3. Time when the crime took place/ 19/10/2004
4. Name of victim/ Ministry of Defense
5. Evidence gathered/ ongoing investigation/ statement by legal representative/ witness
statement/ statement by the Defendant Sawsan Jasim Mohamed/ prior record/ report by the
Financial Oversight Board/ administrative investigation
Decision
Because there is evidence against the Defendant / Bruska Nouri Sadeeq Shawis, Ziad Tariq Abdallah Al
Qattan, and Sawsan Jasim Mohamed Al Tamimi, [the Court] has decided to refer fugitives/released on bail/
detained in a non-summary case pursuant to article (340) of the Criminal Code to the Criminal Court in the
Palace of Justice in Al Rusafa to be tried [M], pursuant to the provisions of foundational article 135B.
General Prosecutor.
[stamp: Higher Judicial Council
Head of Appeals of Baghdad/ Al Rusafa Federal
Criminal Court of Al Rusafa authorized to try Integrity Cases
Conformed copy]
Decision conforming to the law
[handwritten signature]
Wijdan [unclear] [handwritten signature]
8/2/[unclear] [illegible]
6/12/2010
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In the Name of God the Merciful the Compassionate [Handwritten: 15]


Indeed, this Qur’an guides to that which is most suitable
Republic of Iraq
Head General Prosecutor Number: 34/3C/2011
Office of General Prosecutor [logo] Date: 24/3/2011
Department of Head of Criminal Court
In the Palace of Justice/ Al Rusafa

MT Dear Head of Third Criminal District


[handwritten signature] Dear Members [of judicial committee]
[illegible]

In accordance with referral decision number 1019 on 8/12/2010, the Honorable Judge of Integrity
Investigations of Baghdad has referred the fugitive Defendants Bruska Nouri Shawis, Ziad Tariq
Abdallah, and Sawsan Jasim Mohamed, because they intentionally caused financial damage to
public funds while they held managerial positions at the Ministry of Defense, through infractions
related to the concluding of a contract for the rehabilitation of military equipment in Taji and
Miqdad[iyah]. [The contract] was concluded in Baghdad on 19/10/2004 between the Ministry of
Defense and the General Investment Group Company, to provide money for the Ukrainian
company that rehabilitates (T55 and T72) tanks. After reviewing the ongoing basic and judicial
investigation, the legal representative’s statement to the Ministry of Defense, the recommendations
of the investigation committee, and the concluded contracts, it is clear that the Defendants actually
committed [the crimes], according to the provisions of accusation article 340 CP. Therefore, we
request to convict them in accordance with [this article] and to impose an appropriate sentence.
Regards.
[signature]
Judge
[illegible]
3/24
[stamp: Higher Judicial Council
Head of Appeals of Baghdad/ Al Rusafa Federal
Criminal Court of Al Rusafa authorized to try Integrity Cases
Conformed copy]

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[Handwritten: 16]

In the name of God the Merciful the Compassionate

Republic of Iraq
The Supreme Judicial Council [Logo] No. 34/C3/2011
24/3/2011 Baghdad Federal Appeals Court Date 24/3/2011
Al Rusafa Criminal Court / H3

The Criminal Court of Al Rusafa convened on 22/3/2011 under the presidency of the judge Mr.
Munther Ibrahim Hussein and the membership of judges Jumaa Abd Dawud and Emad Najm Abd
Dawud, authorized to rule in the name of the people, issued the following decision:

Complainant / Department of Defense

Fugitive Defendants / 1- Bruska Nouri Sadeeq


2- Ziad Tariq Abdallah [Qattan] } their assigned attorney lawyer Jumaa
Hashim
3 - Sawsan Jasim Mohamed}

The Court has ruled in absentia against the fugitive Defendants, Bruska Nuri Sadeeq, Ziad Tariq
Abdallah and Sawsan Jasim Mohamed and sentenced them to seven years in prison each in
accordance with Art.340 of the Criminal Code and corroborated by articles 47, 48 and 49 of the
Code;

1. It issued an order to arrest and to [illegible] the fugitive Defendants in accordance with Art.340 of
the Criminal Code. Upon their arrest they must be brought before this Court for their trial in their
presence and publicly;

2. It ruled to keep the right to the Plaintiff (MoD) to request compensation before the civil courts
after the decision becomes irrevocable;

3. It ordered publication of the decision in two local newspapers;

4. It ordered [unclear] payment of the fees of the appointed lawyer from the state coffers after the
decision becomes irrevocable.

5. The unanimous decision was issued based on the provisions of Article 182/A of the Criminal
Procedure Code in absentia subject to opposition and cassation. It was read publicly on
24/3/2011.

[signature] [signature] [signature]


Judge Judge Judge
Emad Najm Abd Dawud Jumaa Abd Dawud Munther Ibrahim Hussein
Member Member President
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[Handwritten: 17]
In the name of God the Merciful the Compassionate

Republic of Iraq
The Supreme Judicial Council [Logo] No. 34/C3/2011
24/3/2011 Baghdad Federal Appeals Court Date 24/3/2011
Al Rusafa Criminal Court / H3

The Criminal Court of Al Rusafa was formed on 22/3/2011 under the presidency of the
judge Mr. Munther Ibrahim Hussein and the membership of judges Jumaa Abd Dawud and
Emad Najm Abd Dawud, authorized to rule in the name of the people, issued the following
decision:
Complainant / Department of Defense
Fugitive Defendants / 1- Bruska Nouri Sadeeq [Shawis]
2- Ziad Tariq Abdallah [Al Qattan] } their assigned attorney
lawyer Jum’a Hashim
3 - Sawsan Jasim Mohamed

the judge of the Court of Investigation competent in cases of integrity / Baghdad governate, referred to
this court, in accordance with referral decision 1019 on 8/12/2010, the fugitive Defendants Bruska
Nouri Sadeeq, Ziad Tariq Abdallah [Qattan] Sawsan Jasim Mohamed, to be tried in a non-summary
case in accordance with the provisions of Article 340 of the Criminal Code. When the fugitive
Defendants arrived to this Court, it was registered under number 34/C3/2011. A trial has been set. On
the appointed date of the trial, the Court was convened in the presence of the Attorney General, Mr.
Ezzedine Saleh Hamdash, and the Defendants did not appear despite the fact that they were notified of
the date of trial in two local newspapers: Al-Mawqif number 81, on 20/1/2011 and Al-Manar number
1414 on 20/1/2011. The lawyer Jumaa Hashim was assigned to defend them. The trial was publicly
initiated in absentia. The Court read the referral decision publicly, then the testimony of the legal
attorney of the Ministry of Defense. The Court read publicly all the minutes of the case. The Court then
charged the Defendants under the provisions of Article 340 of the Criminal Code and the indication of
articles 47 and 48-49 and [a plea of] ‘innocent’ was recorded, as they are fugitives. The Court heard the
case of the Prosecutor and the attorney of the Defendants, and the trial was concluded, and the case was
put under investigation and deliberation. The Court issued the following decision:

Decision
After investigation and deliberation and what is established before this Court from the proceedings of
the preliminary and judicial investigations, and the ongoing trial, the Court finds that the facts of this
case are that the fugitive Defendants, Bruska Nouri Sadeeq, Ziad Tariq Abdallah [Qattan] and Sawsan
Jasim Mohamed have allegedly on 25.10.2004, in their capacity as persons affiliated with the MoD,
concluded an agreement with GIG [General Investment Group Company] to provide funds for the
Ukrainian company which carries out rehabilitation of tanks for the MoD, and that they have
deliberately caused harm to the property and interests of the entity that they represent, which
is MoD.

Judge Judge Judge


Emad Najm Abd Dawud Jumaa Abd Dawud Munther Ibrahim Hussein
Member Member President
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In the name of God the Merciful the Compassionate


[Handwritten: 18]

The Republic of Iraq No. 34/C3/2011


The Supreme Judicial Council Date: 24/3/2011
Baghdad Federal Appeals
Court Al Rusafa Criminal
Court / H3

The Criminal Court of Al Rusafa was formed on 22/3/2011 under the presidency of the
judge Mr. Munther Ibrahim Hussein and the membership of judges Jumaa Abd Dawud and
Emad Najm Abd Dawud, authorized to rule in the name of the people, issued the following
decision:
Complainant / Department of Defense
Fugitive Defendants / 1- Bruska Nouri Sadeeq [Shawis]
2- Ziad Tariq Abdallah [Qattan] } their assigned attorney lawyer
Jumaa Hashim
3 - Sawsan Jasim Mohamed
the judge of the Court of Investigation competent in cases of integrity / Baghdad Governate, referred to
this court, in accordance with referral decision 1019 on 8/12/2010, the fugitive Defendants Bruska
Nouri Sadeeq, Ziad Tariq Abdallah [Qattan] and Sawsan Jasim Mohamed, to be tried in a non-
summary case in accordance with the provisions of Article 340 of the Criminal Code. When the
Defendants arrived to this court, it was registered under number 34/C3/2011. A trial has been set. On
the appointed date of the trial, the Court was convened in the presence of the Attorney General, Mr.
Ezzedine Saleh Hamdash, and the Defendants did not appear despite the fact that they were notified of
the date of trial in two local newspapers: Al-Mawqif number 81, on 20/1/2011 and Al-Manar number
1414 on 20/1/2011. The lawyer Jumaa Hashim was assigned to defend them. The trial was publicly
initiated in absentia. The Court read the referral decision publicly, then the testimony of the legal
attorney of the Ministry of Defense. The Court read publicly all the minutes of the case. The Court then
charged the Defendants under the provisions of Article 340 of the Criminal Code and the indication of
articles 47 and 48-49 and [a plea of] ‘innocent’ was recorded, as they are fugitives. The Court heard the
case of the Prosecutor and the attorney of the Defendants, and the trial was concluded, and the case was
put under investigation and deliberation. The Court issued the following decision:
Decision
After investigation and deliberation and what is established before this court from the proceedings of
the preliminary and judicial investigations, and the ongoing trial, the court finds that the facts of this
case are that the fugitive Defendants, Bruska Nouri Sadeeq, Ziad Tariq Abdallah [Qattan] and Sawsan
Jasim Mohamed have allegedly on 25.10.2004, in their capacity as persons affiliated with the MoD,
concluded an agreement with GIG [General Investment Group Company] to finance the Ukrainian
company which carries out rehabilitation of tanks for the MoD, and that they have deliberately
caused harm to the property and interests of the entity that they represent, which is MoD.

Judge Judge Judge


Emad Najm Abd Dawud Jumaa Abd Dawud Munther Ibrahim Hussein
Member Member President
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158/Q/2004 [Handwritten: 19]

In the name of God the Merciful the Compassionate

Republic of Iraq No. 34/C3/2011


The Supreme Judicial Council Date
24/3/2011 Baghdad Federal Appeals Court
Al Rusafa Criminal Court / H3

The Criminal Court of Al Rusafa convened on 22/3/2011 under the presidency of the judge Mr.
Munther Ibrahim Hussein and the membership of judges Jumaa Abd Dawud and Emad Najm Abd
Dawud, authorized to rule in the name of the people, issued the following decision:

Complainant / Department of Defense

Fugitive Defendants / 1- Bruska Nouri Sadeeq


2- Ziad Tariq Abdallah [Qattan] } their assigned attorney lawyer Jumaa
Hashim
3 - Sawsan Jasim Mohamed}

The Court has ruled in absentia against the fugitive Defendants, Bruska Nouri Sadeeq, Ziad Tariq
Abdallah and Sawsan Jasim Mohamed and sentenced them to seven years in prison each in
accordance with Art.340 of the Criminal Code and corroborated by articles 47, 48 and 49 of the
Code;

1. It issued an order to arrest and to [illegible] the fugitive Defendants in accordance with
Art.340 of the Criminal Code. Upon their arrest they must be brought before this court for
their trial in their presence and publicly;

2. It ruled to keep the right to the Plaintiff (MoD) to request compensation before the civil courts
after the decision becomes irrevocable;

3. It ordered publication of the decision in two local newspapers;

4. It ordered [unclear] payment of the fees of the appointed lawyer from the state coffers after the
decision becomes irrevocable.

5. The unanimous decision was issued based on the provisions of Article 182/A of the Criminal
Procedure Code in absentia subject to opposition and cassation. It was read publicly on
24/3/2011.

Judge Judge Judge


Emad Najm Abd Dawud Jumaa Abd Dawud Munther Ibrahim Hussein
Member Member President
Bates: IC-07-25-En(F)
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[Handwritten: 20]
In the Name of God the Merciful the Compassionate
Indeed, this Qur’an guides to that which is most suitable
Republic of Iraq
Higher Judicial Council [logo] Number: [handwritten:34]/[handwritten: (illegible)]C/2011
Head of Appeals of Baghdad/ Al Rusafa Federal Date:[handwritten:18]/[handwritten:1]/2011

To the fugitive Defendants:


[handwritten: 1- Bruska Nouri Sadeeq Shawis
2- Ziad Tariq Abdallah Al Qattan
3- Sawsan Jasim Mohamed]

Given that you have been referred to this Court to conduct your trial in absentia for case number
[handwritten:34]/[C [handwritten 4]/[handwritten: 2011], pursuant to article [handwritten: 340]
of the Criminal Code, and seeing as you have not appeared, and your place of residence is
unknown, it has been decided that you will be notified through local newspapers that you must
appear before this Court on the morning of your trial on 24/3/2011. If you do not do so, a verdict
will be recorded against you in absentia, in accordance with the law.

[signature]
Judge
Head of the Criminal Court in the Palace of Justice
[illegible]E

[stamp: Higher Judicial Council


Head of [illegible]
Appeals of Baghdad Al Rusafa Federal
Criminal Court of Al Rusafa,
Authorized to hear integrity cases
Conformed copy

Mohammed 14/10/2010 a.m.08:43:01

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[Handwritten: 21]
In the Name of God the Merciful the Compassionate
Indeed, this Qur’an guides to that which is most suitable
Republic of Iraq
Higher Judicial Council [logo] Number: [handwritten:34]/[handwritten: 3]C/2011
Head of Appeals of Baghdad/ Al Rusafa Federal Date:[handwritten:27]/[handwritten:3]/2011

To the convicted fugitive [sic: should say “fugitives”] Bruska Nouri Sadeeq Shawis
Ziad Tariq Abdallah
Sawsan Jasim Mohamed
In accordance with ruling number 34/C3/2011 on 24/3/2011, this Court has sentenced you to
prison for seven years, pursuant to article 340 Criminal. Because your place of residence is
unknown, it has been determined that you will be notified of the decision through two local
newspapers. If you do not appear or appeal the sentence in absentia, the sentence will become
irrevocable in accordance with the law.

[signature]
Judge
Head of the Criminal Court in the Palace of Justice
Third Committee

[stamp: Higher Judicial Council


Head of Court of
Appeals of Baghdad Al Rusafa Federal
Criminal Court of Al Rusafa,
Authorized to hear integrity cases
Conformed copy

Mohammed 27/03/2011 p.m 12:26:11

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Higher Judicial Council – Head of Court of Appeals of Baghdad/ Al Rusafa Federal
Head of Criminal Court in the Palace of Justice/ Al Rusafa
Number: 43/C4/2011
To the fugitive Defendants: 1- Bruska Nouri Shawis 2- Sawsan Jasim Mohamed
Given that you have been referred to this Court to conduct your trial in absentia for case number
43/C4/2011, pursuant to article 340 of the Criminal Code, and seeing as you have not appeared,
and your place of residence is unknown, it has been decided that you will be notified through
local newspapers that you must appear before this Court on the morning of your trial on
24/3/2011. If you do not do so, a verdict will be recorded against you in absentia, in accordance
with the law.
Judge/ Head of Criminal Court in the Palace of Justice/ 4C

Bates: IC-07-29-En(F)
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Page 13, right column, first announcement (Al-Manar, January 20,2011)


[text cut off] Court of Appeals Baghdad – Al Rusafa Federal
[text cut off] Palace of Justice/ Al Rusafa
[text cut off] allah Al Qattan
[text cut off] to conduct your trial in absentia in the case
[text cut off] article 340 of the Criminal Code, and seeing as you have not appeared
[text cut off] local newspapers that you must appear before this Court
[text cut off] 2011 If you do not do so, a verdict will be recorded against you in absentia
[text cut off] Head of Criminal Court in the Palace of Justice/ 4C

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Higher Judicial Council – Head of Court of Appeals of Baghdad/ Al Rusafa Federal
Head of Criminal Court in the Palace of Justice/ Al Rusafa
Number: 37/C4/2011
To the fugitive Defendants: 1- Sawsan Jasim Mohamed 2- Bruska Nouri Shawis
Given that you have been referred to this Court to conduct your trial in absentia for case number 37/C4/2011,
pursuant to article 340 of the Criminal Code, and seeing as you have not appeared, and your place of residence
is unknown, it has been decided that you will be notified through local newspapers that you must appear before
this Court on the morning of your trial on 24/3/2011. If you do not do so, a verdict will be recorded against
you in absentia, in accordance with the law.
Judge/ Head of Criminal Court in the Palace of Justice/ 4C

Page 13, left column, second announcement (Al-Manar, January 20,2011)


Higher Judicial Council – Head of Court of Appeals of Baghdad/ Al Rusafa Federal
Head of Criminal Court in the Palace of Justice/ Al Rusafa
Number: 34/ C 4 /2011
To the fugitive Defendants: 1- Bruska Nouri Sadeeq Shawis 2- Ziad Tariq Abdallah Al Qattan 3- Sawsan Jasim
Mohammed
Given that you have been referred to this Court to conduct your trial in absentia for case number 34/C4/2011,
pursuant to article 340 of the Criminal Code, and seeing as you have not appeared, and your place of residence
is unknown, it has been decided that you will be notified through local newspapers that you must appear before
this Court on the morning of your trial on 24/3/2011. If you do not do so, a verdict will be recorded against
you in absentia, in accordance with the law.
Judge/ Head of Criminal Court in the Palace of Justice/ 4C

Page 13, left column, third announcement (Al-Manar, January 20,2011)


Higher Judicial Council – Head of Court of Appeals of Baghdad/ Al Rusafa Federal
Head of Criminal Court in the Palace of Justice/ Al Rusafa
Number: 31/C4/2011
To the fugitive Defendants: 1- Bruska Nouri Sadeeq Shawis 2- Ziad Tariq Abdallah Al Qattan 3- Sawsan Jasim
Mohamed Al Tamimi
Given that you have been referred to this Court to conduct your trial in absentia for case number 31/C4/2011,
pursuant to article 318 of the Criminal Code, and seeing as you have not appeared, and your place of residence
is unknown, it has been decided that you will be notified through local newspapers that you must appear before
this Court on the morning of your trial on 24/3/2011. If you do not do so, a verdict will be recorded against
you in absentia, in accordance with the law.
Judge/ Head of Criminal Court in the Palace of Justice/ 4C
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Page 14, left column, first announcement (Al-Manar, March 29,2011)


Higher Judicial Council – Head of Court of Appeals of Baghdad/ Al Rusafa Federal
Head of Criminal Court in the Palace of Justice/ Al Rusafa
Number: 43/C3/2011
To the fugitive convicted Defendants: 1- Bruska Nouri Shawis 2- Sawsan Jasim Mohamed
In accordance with ruling number 34/C3/2011 on 24/3/2011, this Court has sentenced you to
prison for seven years, pursuant to article 340 Criminal. Because your place of residence is
unknown, it has been determined that you will be notified of the decision through two local
newspapers. If you do not appear or appeal the sentence in absentia, the sentence will become
irrevocable in accordance with the law.
Judge/ Head of Criminal Court in the Palace of Justice/ Third Committee

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Higher Judicial Council – Head of Court of Appeals of Baghdad/ Al Rusafa Federal
Head of Criminal Court in the Palace of Justice/ Al Rusafa
Number: 37/C3/2011
To the fugitive convicted Defendants: 1- Bruska Nouri Sadeeq Shawis 2- Sawsan Jasim
Mohamed
In accordance with ruling number 37/C3/2011 on 24/3/2011, this Court has sentenced you to
prison for seven years, pursuant to article 340 Criminal. Because your place of residence is
unknown, it has been determined that you will be notified of the decision through two local
newspapers. If you do not appear or appeal the sentence in absentia, the sentence will become
irrevocable in accordance with the law.

Bates: IC-07-31-En(F)
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Page 15, front page of Al-Mawqif al-Rabi`, March 29, 2011

Bates: IC-07-32-En(F)
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Page 16 first announcement, right column (Al-Mawqif al-Rabi`, March 29, 2011)
[text cut off] Judicial Council – Head of Court of Appeals of Baghdad/ Al Rusafa Federal
[text cut off] Criminal Court in the Palace of Justice/ Al Rusafa
[text cut off] /C3/2011
[text cut off] fugitive convicted Defendants: Bruska Nouri Shawis/ Sawsan Jasim Mohamed
In accordance with [text cut off]/ 2011 on 24/3/2011, this Court has [text cut off] you to prison
for seven years, [text cut off] article 340 Criminal. Because your place of residence is unknown,
it has been determined that you will be notified of the decision through two local newspapers. If
you do not appear or appeal the sentence[text cut off] in absentia, the sentence will become
irrevocable in accordance with the law.
[text cut off]/ Head of Criminal Court in the Palace of Justice/ Third Committee

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[text cut off] Judicial Council – Head of Court of Appeals of Baghdad/ Al Rusafa Federal
[text cut off] Criminal Court in the Palace of Justice/ Al Rusafa
[text cut off] 3/3C/2011
[text cut off] fugitive convicted Defendants: Bruska Nouri Sadeeq Shawis/ Sawsan Jasim

Bates: IC-07-33-En(F)
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Page 17, front page of Al-Mawqif al-Rabi`, January 20, 2011

Bates: IC-07-34-En(F)
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Page 18 second column, first announcement (Al-Mawqif al-Rabi`, January 20, 2011)
Higher Judicial Council – Head of Court of Appeals of Baghdad/ Al Rusafa Federal
Head of Criminal Court in the Palace of Justice/ Al Rusafa
Number: 37/C4/2011
To the fugitive Defendants: 1- Sawsan Jasim Mohamed 2- Bruska Nouri Shawis
Given that you have been referred to this Court to conduct your trial in absentia for case number
37/4C/2011, pursuant to article 340 of the Criminal Code, and seeing as you have not appeared,
and your place of residence is unknown, it has been decided that you will be notified through
local newspapers that you must appear before this Court on the morning of your trial on
24/3/2011. If you do not do so, a verdict will be recorded against you in absentia, in accordance
with the law.
Judge/ Head of Criminal Court in the Palace of Justice/ 4C

Page 18 second column, second announcement (Al-Mawqif al-Rabi`, January 20, 2011)
Higher Judicial Council – Head of Court of Appeals of Baghdad/ Al Rusafa Federal
Head of Criminal Court in the Palace of Justice/ Al Rusafa
Number: 34/C4/2011
To the fugitive Defendants: 1- Bruska Nouri Sadeeq Shawis 2- Ziad Tariq Abdallah Al Qattan 3-
Sawsan Jasim Mohamed
Given that you have been referred to this Court to conduct your trial in absentia for case number
34/C4/2011, pursuant to article 340 of the Criminal Code, and seeing as you have not appeared,
and your place of residence is unknown, it has been decided that you will be notified through
local newspapers that you must appear before this Court on the morning of your trial on
24/3/2011. If you do not do so, a verdict will be recorded against you in absentia, in accordance
with the law.
Judge/ Head of Criminal Court in Al Rusafa Palace of Justice/ 4C

Page 18 second column, third announcement (Al-Mawqif al-Rabi`, January 20, 2011)
Higher Judicial Council – Head of Court of Appeals of Baghdad/ Al Rusafa Federal
Head of Criminal Court in the Palace of Justice/ Al Rusafa
Number: 31/C4/2011
To the fugitive Defendants: 1- Bruska Nouri Sadeeq Shawis 2- Ziad Tariq Abdallah Al Qattan 3-
Sawsan Jasim Mohamed Al Tamimi
Given that you have been referred to this Court to conduct your trial in absentia for case number
31/4C/2011, pursuant to article 318 of the Criminal Code, and seeing as you have not appeared,
and your place of residence is unknown, it has been decided that you will be notified through
local newspapers that you must appear before this Court on the morning of your trial on
2[illegible]/3/2011. If you do not do so, a verdict will be recorded against you in absentia, in
accordance with the law.
Judge/ Head of Criminal Court in Al Rusafa Palace of Justice/ 4C
Bates: IC-07-35-En(F)
Case 1:10-cv-01182-RCL Document 443-2 Filed 07/29/19 Page 19 of 20

Republic of Iraq [logo] Number: [handwritten:34]/CN/[handwritten:2011]


Higher Judicial Council Date: 31/7/2018
Head of Court of Appeals of Baghdad/ Al Rusafa Federal
Head of Criminal Court authorized to hear Integrity Cases

[illegible handwritten note]

The Court convened in the presence of General Prosecutor Falah Hassan Rahim. He brought the
Defendant convicted in absentia, Ziad Tariq Abdallah. His case file was pulled from this Court’s
storage files. This Court noted that the Criminal Court of Al Rusafa had previously issued ruling
number [handwritten:34]C/[handwritten: 2011] on [handwritten 24/3/2011], thereby sentencing
the aforementioned convicted Defendant to [handwritten: seven] years in prison, pursuant to the
provisions of article [handwritten: 340] of the Criminal Code. A warrant was issued for his arrest,
and his case was pursued according to the provisions of the aforementioned article. The Court
asked the aforementioned Defendant whether he wished to appeal his aforementioned sentence in
absentia, namely imprisonment. Based on the provisions of foundational article 245/D, the Court
ruled to accept his appeal in form and to set the trial date for [handwritten: (illegible)/11]/2018.
The Court ruled to request a report on his future, because he had been convicted in other cases.
The investigation documents related to the Defendant/Appellant from the original case were filed
under serial number [handwritten:34]/CN/[handwritten:2011] and filed under
[handwritten:34]/CNB/[handwritten:2011]. It was presented publicly on 31/7/2018.

[signatures]
Judge Judge Judge
Radi Ali Ajr Aqil Abed Al Zahra Najm Jumaa Abed Dawud
Committee Member Committee Member Head of Court

[stamp: Higher Judicial Council


Head of Appeals of Baghdad/ Al Rusafa Federal
Criminal Court of Al Rusafa authorized to try
Integrity Cases
Conformed copy]

Bates: IC-07-36-En(F)
Case 1:10-cv-01182-RCL Document 443-2 Filed 07/29/19 Page 20 of 20

In the Name of God the Merciful the Compassionate


Republic of Iraq [logo] Number 1638/C3/2019
Head of Federal Court of Appeals of Baghdad Date [handwritten: 17]/6/2019
Criminal Court of Karkh/ Third Committee

The Court convened on [handwritten: 17]/6/2019, headed by the Honorable Judge Hayder Jaleel
Al Birawi and with the membership of the Honorable Judges Ammar Rasheed Al Hayali and
Hayder Naji Al Zubaydi, who are authorized to issue judgments in the name of the people. The
Court issued the following decision: (cassation intervention)

Defendant: 1- Ziad Tariq Abdallah

Upon examination and deliberation, it has been noted that the Criminal Court of Al Rusafa C3,
which has jurisdiction to look into integrity cases, previously issued ruling number 34/C3/2011 on
24/3/2011 in absentia, with regard to the fugitive convicted Defendant (Ziad Tariq Abdallah).
After his arrest, the Criminal Court of Al Rusafa decided in [ruling] number 34/CN/appeal/2011
on 31/7/2018, to accept the appeal the appeal of the sentence in absentia and to postpone the
decision on the future of the Defendant Ziad Tariq Abdallah. The Federal Court of Cassation
decided, in [ruling] number 6253/HJ/2019 on 9/5/2019, to move the case to this Court, based on
examination of the case documents and on the desire not to skip over any of the phases of litigation
for the Defendant, namely investigation, the recording of statements as [part of the] investigation,
and allowing him to defend himself against the charges with which he is accused, as these are
among the rights guaranteed to defendants. Therefore, the cassation intervention has decided to
refer, overturn, and send the case to the Investigations Court authorized to hear Integrity Cases, so
that it may conduct the aforementioned [procedures] and complete all investigations. This decision
is issued unanimously, based on the provisions of foundational article 264. It was presented on
17/6/2019.

Judge Judge Judge


Hayder Naji Al Zubaydi Ammar Rasheed Al Hayali Hayder Jaleel Al Birawi
Member Member Head of Court

[signatures]
[stamp: Higher Judicial Council
Head of Appeals of Baghdad/ Al Rusafa Federal
Criminal Court of Al Rusafa authorized to try Integrity Cases
Conformed copy]

Ansam

Bates: IC-07-37-En(F)