I received this in an email today:
"The spokesperson for Al-Iraqiah coalition, Member of Parliament Maysoon Aldamluji, has insisted that the Baa'th Party as an ideology or a practice which applies policies of marginalization, despotism and oppression will not play any part in the political system. Adding that Al-Iraqiah has always stood against such practices and will continue to do so as it seeks to build a democratic Iraq away from such policies wherever they may arise.
As for Baa'thists as members, strict accountability should be applied to all those who committed crimes, as for the majority who did not, it is essential that they integrate into society and the political system.
The spokesperson also dismissed the allegations to the contrary as rumors and part of a campaign of distortion against Al-Iraqiah and its leadership which is known to have fought the Baa'th Party for many decades."
March 30, 2010