Privacy rights in Iraq

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Privacy rights in Iraq are guaranteed by the constitution from 2005.

Right to Privacy in Iraq

ARTICLE 17 FIRST

Every individual shall have the right to personal privacy so long as it does not contradict the rights of others and public morals.

ARTICLE 17 SECOND

The sanctity of the homes shall be protected. Homes may not be entered, searched, or violated, except by a judicial decision in accordance with the law.

ARTICLE 40

The freedom of communication and correspondence, postal, telegraphic, electronic, and telephonic, shall be guaranteed and may not be monitored, wiretapped, or disclosed except for legal and security necessity and by a judicial decision.