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Iraqi Students Set a New Course
Washington Post Foreign Service ^
| 8 2 2003
| Pamela Constable
Posted on 08/11/2003 10:15:35 PM PDT by anglian
BAGHDAD -- Two young women strolled arm in arm toward the university bus stop, giddy with relief that final exams were over. Around them surged a stream of students as diverse as it was high-spirited: girls in modest black veils or skin-tight fashion ensembles, trim-bearded Shiite and clean-shaven Sunni Muslim youths, minority Kurds and Christians.
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TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: baghdaduniversity; goodnews; iraq
"There is a huge difference now, like between the earth and the sky," said Yaser Abdul Majid, 20, a chemistry student. "The difference is that now, none of us will be killed for expressing our opinion."
posted on 08/11/2003 10:15:35 PM PDT
Interesting article, thanks for posting.
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