Iraq is moving to legislate an international law against hate


The Prime Minister, Muhammad Shia’a Al-Sudani, discussed today, Monday, with the Secretary-General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation, Hussein Ibrahim Taha, “issues and challenges facing Arab and Islamic societies due to hate speech and some practices that transcend beliefs, religions, and sanctities.”

According to a statement by Al-Sudani’s office, the latter expressed his thanks to the Secretary-General of the Organization for accepting the invitation and visiting Iraq. Based on its Islamic constants and an expression of its legal commitment.

Al-Sudani referred to the government’s executive steps in preparing a draft law against hatred, which Iraq would adopt and submit to international organizations and forums.

The Prime Minister stressed the importance of coordination between Islamic countries by confronting deviant ideas that try to infiltrate Arab and Islamic societies and affect the ideas of young people in them, explaining that Iraq has suffered from extremism and terrorism for many years, and its people were able to overcome it and confront any attempts aimed at fueling hatred and violence. .

He referred to Iraq’s natural and pivotal role in bringing the views of the Islamic countries in the region closer together, and its conviction that dialogue is the best way to face the common and many challenges.

And the Prime Minister indicated Iraq’s agreement to establish a regional headquarters for the Organization of Islamic Cooperation in the capital, Baghdad.


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