Wednesday, August 31, 2005

Iraq divided along ethnic, religious lines in constitution debate

By Alaa Al Baldawy and Tom LasseterKnight Ridder Newspapers
Akran Mohammed, a Shiite Kurd married to an Arab, said he supports Islam as the law of the land. Umm Rani al-Tai, a Turkmen Sunni woman married to a Shiite, said including Islamic law in the constitution rolls back women's rights.