Paul Bremer Opposes Islam Being Chief Source of Law in Iraq

Paul Bremer Opposes Islam Being Chief Source of Law in Iraq

Ambassador L. Paul Bremer
Source: U.S. Navy

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L. Paul Bremer, United States administrator of Iraq, declares that he would veto any interim constitution that would make Islam "the chief source of law", as opposed to "a source of inspiration for the law."

Many Iraqi women expressed fears that their civil rights under Iraq's secular system could be denied them under an the interim constitution where Islam was "the chief source of law."

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