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Iraq - Interim Constitution

Adopted in: 1990

Article 4 [State Religion]

Islam is the religion of the State.
Article 19 [Equality]
(a) Citizens are equal before the law, without discrimination because of sex, blood, language, social origin, or religion.
(b) Equal opportunities are guaranteed to all citizens, according to the law.
Article 25 [Religion]
Freedom of religion, faith, and the exercise of religious rites, is guaranteed, in accordance with the rules of constitution and laws and in compliance with morals and public order.
Note: Further information on the constitutional background of Iraq is provided by the International Constitutional Law Project at the University of Wuerzburg. 

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