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Minorities in Iraq's Kurdistan Push for Greater Political Voice

Christian and Turkmen minority lawmakers threw their voices behind a proposal put to Kurdistan's Constitutional Committee Monday that would set up political councils to enshrine the rights of ethnic and religious minorities and ensure their participation in the Iraqi region’s governance.   Christians are often treated as second class citizens by the Kurdish majority, explained Srood Maqdasy, a Christian Member of Parliament.   “We can call it a feeling of superiority, we...

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