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Jan 16, 2004 7:50 pm


SHARI'A LAW ADOPTED FOR WOMEN IN IRAQ



Throwing out decades of secular family law for women, the Iraqi Governing Council has endorsed making them subject to Shari'a law . Not even Saddam did that. This is a big step backward for Iraqi women and yet more evidence that the neo-con dream of turning Iraq into Muslim version of Kansas is a chimera. I have been told that there was an article on this subject in this morning's Washington Post.
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