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Alcohol ban moves Iraq toward Islamic theocracy, says lawmaker

October 27, 2016

A Christian lawmaker in the Iraqi parliament decried the passage of a law that bans the importation, sale, and production of alcohol.

Yonadam Kanna told AsiaNews that the law is “contrary to the Constitution, which guarantees full freedom and rights for minorities” and that its supporters are “pushing for the creation of a theocratic nation.”

 
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