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The Death of a Human-Rights Activist

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The Death of a Human-Rights Activist

The Death of a Human-Rights Activist

The Death of a Human-Rights Activist

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Iraqi legislator Sheikha Lameah Khaddouri al-Sakri's assassination ends the life of a high-profile human-rights activist. She was inspired by travels abroad during Saddam Hussein's reign. Despite death threats, she refused to resign her post in the new government.