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How Iraq just Legalized Discrimination against Minorities

By Ali Mamouri for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. How Iraq just legalized discrimination of minorities Amid all the suffering they are already subject to, the minorities in Iraq now have to deal with a National Identity Card Law that systematizes infringement on […]

UN Concerned about Proposed National Identity Law

The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights in Iraq (OHCHR) and the Human Rights Office of the United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) are concerned about the potential effect of the proposed National Identity Law, particularly Article 26, on minority ethnic and religious communities of Iraq. Article 26 stipulates that […]