Sunnis end boycott of Iraqi constitution committee

[JURIST] Sunni Arabs ended their boycott of the Iraqi constitution committee [JURIST news archive] on Monday, rejoining the process after walking out last Wednesday [JURIST report] to protest the July 19 assassinations [JURIST report] of two Sunni committee members and a committee advisor in Baghdad. Their protest included demands for an international investigation into the killings, better security, and and an increased role in discussions about the constitution. It was not clear what concerns were examined, but a Sunni committee member said they had been assured their complaints would be addressed. AP has more.

 

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