Judge Abbas Farhan Hussein

Judge Abbas Farhan Hussein worked as a lawyer during the period 1993 to 1999 before moving as a judge on 22 Nov. He has accumulated over 20 years of experience in courts of Appeals in Thi-Qar and in Qadisiya, and served in the areas of investigations, social affairs, felony, juvenile, and misdemeanor. He has also attended international trainings and workshops, such as EU judges’ preparation course in Italy in 2017. He became a Member of IHEC board of commissioners in 2020.

He was the President of Appeals in Thi-Qar Governorate until December 2004.

Mr. Abbas Farhan Hassan who was born in 1970 in Iraq, holds a Bachelor’s diploma in Law, and a Masters’ in Judicial Science.


Professional Experience

Independent High Electoral CommissionMember of the Board of Commissioners

IHEC Commissioner

Thiqar Governorate President of AppealJudge

Judge in the Personal Status Courts at Al-Rifa’ei District and Al-Rifa’ei District Court of Felony

Thiqar CourtJudge

Member of the Discriminatory Authority at Qadissiya Governorate Court of Appeal. Genuine Head of the Appellate Body at Qadissiya Governorate Court of Appeal


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— القاضي جليل