A series of murders sparked fears of a coordinated campaign to silence successful and outspoken women in Iraq.
Zaid al-Ali is an Iraqi lawyer. He has law degrees from Harvard Law School, the Université de Paris I (Sorbonne), and King’s College London. From 2005... to 2010, he was a legal adviser to the United Nations focusing on constitutional, parliamentary, and judicial reform in Iraq. Since the beginning of 2011, he has been working on constitutional reform throughout the Arab region, in particular in Tunisia, Libya, and Egypt. He has published widely on Iraq and on constitutional law.
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