"Independent Commission" refuses National list named after "Saddam Hussein"

27-12-2012 12:00 AM

Ammon News - AMMONNEWS - The Board of Commissioners in the The Independent Elections Commission (IEC) rejected the name of a national list which chosen former Iraqi President Saddam Hussein name, although it accepted the applications of the candidates Provided that they change the name of the list.

(IEC ) in its meeting Wednesday decided not to accept the naming of the lists that contain person names, or any name could spark sectarian , racial or political or contrary to public order or affect national unity and security of the nation.

The IEC on Thursday accepted all the candidacy application to run for the upcoming elections lists, with the exception of a list which carries the name of the late Saddam Hussein.

The surprise did not stop at the name of the list, but second surprise was that one of the candidates named Saddam Hamdan Hussein, the head of the list Fayez Zayadna said.

He added that he will fight in the upcoming parliamentary elections, citing that 'Saddam Hussein' name was chosen because people in Jordan loved him.

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