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The Rise of Iraq’s Young Secularists

On Facebook and in the caf├ęs of decimated Mosul, they envision a country free from political Islam. Do they have a shot?

Nine-year-old girls in Iraq could be forced to marry under new Muslim laws

Human rights activists protest against Iraq’s bill of Jafaari Personal Status Law that could legalise child marriage, marital rape and ban Muslims from marrying non-Muslims.

Iraq’s new atheism in the shadow of Islamic State

In-depth: Some 40 miles from IS-held territory, a group of Iraqi atheists gather to discuss secularism and philosophy, defying the militants whose shadow looms large.