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Tuesday, June 28, 2005

Islamic Law Controls the Streets of Basra
· Enforcers patrol the city and Shiite militiamen have taken over the police. Residents accused of infractions are beaten or killed.
By Louise Roug, Times Staff Writer

BASRA, Iraq — Physicians have been beaten for treating female patients. Liquor salesmen have been killed. Even barbers have faced threats for giving haircuts judged too short or too fashionable.


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