Political Risk

Iraq’s Parliament Adopts Law Legalizing Shiite Militias

“Rekindling sectarian rivalries at a sensitive time, Iraq’s parliament on Saturday voted to fully legalize state-sanctioned Shiite militias long accused of abuses against minority Sunnis, adopting a legislation that promoted them to a government force empowered to ‘deter’ security and terror threats facing the country, like the Islamic State group.”

Source: Iraq’s Parliament Adopts Law Legalizing Shiite Militias – ABC News

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