Baghdad, Iraq - Republic of
AN IRAQI MAN ARMED WITH AN AK-47 STANDS GUARD IN FRONT OF A CINEMA IN
An Iraqi man armed with an AK-47 stands guard in front of a cinema in
Baghdad, May 23, 2003. Shi'ite conservative muslims have warned cinemas
not to play erotic movies. A month after Saddam's fall, theaters have
already started to show European, Turkish or American movies containing
nudity, but are feeling the pressure from clerics to stop airing them.