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Convention on the Rights of the Child, 20 November 1989.
The Government of Iraq as seen fit to accept [the Convention] ... subject to reservation in respect to article 14, paragraph1, concerning the child's freedom of religion, as allowing a child to change his or her religion runs counter to the provisions of the "Islamic Shariah".
SOURCE: Multilateral Treaties deposited with the Secretary-General, Status as at 31 December 1994, United Nations, New York, p. 196.
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