Preliminary Draft: Iraqi Constitutional Provisions on Rights & Freedoms

by Nathan J. Brown

The Iraqi newspaper Al-Mada has published what it claims to be a preliminary draft of the portion of the Iraqi constitution dealing with rights and freedoms.  Carnegie Senior Associate and Arab constitutionalism expert Nathan J. Brown has prepared a translation, summary and brief analysis of the text. 

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