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Iraq Revokes All Contractor Immunity

First Posted: 03/28/08 03:45 AM ET Updated: 05/25/11 01:15 PM ET

AFP:

The Iraqi government announced on Wednesday that it has decided to formally revoke the immunity from prosecution granted to private security companies operating in the war-ravaged country.

"The cabinet held a meeting yesterday and decided to scrap the article pertaining to security companies operating in Iraq that was issued by the CPA (Coalition Provision Authority) in 2004," government spokesman Ali al-Dabbagh said in a statement.

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