The Recent Election Game Will Not Improve the Situation for Women

Monday, January 31, 2011
Western Asia

Statement by the Organization of Women's Freedom in Iraq

The game the US and its allies like to call the "Iraqi election" took place amid terrorist operations which killed more innocent people. The authorities prevented vehicles from using the streets to isolate polling booths. Military helicopters hovered above people's heads and tanks surrounded them. It was an atmosphere of war!