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Iraq / Women's Rights #786888

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Apr 10, 2005
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(Studio: Terry Moran) The main task of the Iraqi national assembly of writing a constitution introduced.

(Baghdad: Nick Watt) The issue of women's political & social rights in the new Iraq examined; scenes shown of protests after the US invasion; details given about women's concerns that Islamic law will be codified in the new constitution. [National Assembly member Dr. Raja al-KHUZZAI‡- speaks about women's rights.] [Supreme Council for Islamic Revolution in Iraq Dr. Jinan al-UBAIDY†- says we want the constitution to respect Islam; outlines what women could do as part of Islam.]

Moran, Terry;
Watt, Nick

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