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NEW DELHI: "It cannot be ignored that the victim is a Muslim and as per Muslim law she attained the age of puberty at the age of 14 years and she got married after attaining the age of puberty," a court said and acquitted the man accused of raping her. On November 29, 2013, the girl's father lodged ...
A group of amorous couples and alleged sex workers were publicly whipped for breaking Islamic law in Indonesia's Aceh Friday, just a week after the province pledged to move the widely condemned practice indoors. More than a thousand people, including dozens of tourists from neighbouring ... Islamic

A group of amorous couples and alleged sex workers were publicly whipped for breaking Islamic law in Indonesia's Aceh Friday, just a week after the province pledged to move the widely condemned practice indoors. More than a thousand people, including dozens of tourists from neighbouring ...
An Islamic scholar has declared bitcoin permissible under Sharia Law, potentially opening up the cryptocurrency market to investment from 1.6 billion Muslims around the world. The publication of the study into whether bitcoin is halal or haram preceded unprecedented price gains for bitcoin, which saw ... market cryptocurrency
Blossom Finance, a fintech startup based in Indonesia, has released a report by their internal Sharia advisor that concludes that Bitcoin (BTC) is "generally permissible" under Sharia law, according to a press release published Thursday, April 12. In late February, Cointelegraph also published a story on whether Bitcoin ...

United Arab Emirates: OneGram, Gold-Backed Cryptocurrency That Complies With Sharia Law. Thomas Delahunty
The bill passed the House 59-11, but never received a Senate committee hearing, after Senate Health and Welfare Chairman Lee Heider, R-Twin Falls, declined to schedule one, citing opposition from law enforcement and the governor's office. ANTI-SHARIA LAW. Rep. Eric Redman, R-Athol, has proposed ...
The latest Economist has an eye-opening piece on ex-Muslims and how apostasy is incredibly difficult even when you don't live in a country under Islamic law. If you haven't heard their stories, it's hard to ignore them. The vast majority, whether young or old, are silent about their faithlessness. One Muslim ...
A viral story said that the U.S. Supreme Court sided with President Donald Trump and ruled that public schools will not teach Sharia law. "Breaking: Supreme Court sides with Trump - this changes everything!" said a March 9 headline on Nowtrump.com, a pro-Trump fake news website. The story said that ...
The conservative Indonesian province of Aceh – known for publicly caning gay people, adulterers and gamblers – is considering the introduction of beheading as a punishment for murder, a top Islamic law official said on Wednesday. Syukri M Yusuf, the head of Aceh's Sharia Law and Human Rights Office, ...
Conspiracy theories that Sharia law is creeping its way into power in America have been around for years, swirling among the most conservative fringes of American politics. Once the realm of paranoid and bigoted grassroots organisations, they eventually found their way into state legislatures as bills trying ...
The sharia courts that already exist in the UK, some of which offer legal but voluntary arbitration, show the pitfalls of integrating Islamic law. A damning Home Office report by Professor Mona Siddiqui published last month identified “discriminatory practices” in the system and called for much tougher ...
The first line of an online hoax about a federal judge, President Donald Trump and Sharia law is all you need to read to figure out the entire post is fake. "22nd Circuit Court of Appeals Justice Hansam al Alallawalahi-Smith made headlines this week when he overturned a ruling out of Dearborn, Michigan," ...
"The man stems from a good family, unlike the woman." With this argument, a Swedish court has acquitted an Iraqi man charged with abusing his wife, sparking outrage over the first instance where "Sharia Law" was applied by the Nordic nation's legal system. In a landmark case, the Solna District Court ...
“Linda Sarsour is a very strong supporter of Sharia law and what Sharia law believes is that women should be beaten and that women should be married off at a very young age,” Haddad said. Campus administrators reportedly decided to restrict public access to Ben Shapiro's speech in January which was ...
ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court (SC) refused on Monday to entertain a petition filed by the Lal Masjid cleric calling for the imposition of Sharia Law in the country. Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar heard the appeal in his chamber. The Supreme Court Registrar Office had returned Maulana Abdul ...

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court (SC) on Monday rejected a plea filed by the Lal Masjid cleric seeking the imposition of Sharia Law in the country. Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar heard the appeal in his chamber. In February 2016, the SC registrar had rejected the legal petition filed by Lal ...
One question for instance asks, “Are you concerned by the potential spread of Sharia Law?” The fear surrounding the spread of Sharia, or Islamic law, is a frequent campaign talking point among those on the far right including U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore, who falsely claimed during a 2017 special ...
MANILA: A member of a presidential committee urged the adoption of the Sharia Law as the guiding principle in the establishment of the proposed Bangsamoro federal state in Mindanao. ... “The operating principle should be the Sharia Law because it governs their religious, political and social lives.
The Southern Poverty Law Center, which monitors extremist groups, has described “mass hysteria” surrounding a so-called threat of sharia law in the US as “one of the most successful far-right conspiracies to achieve mainstream viability” and largely the work of anti-Muslim groups. The next question is ...
DUBAI: The misinterpretation of Islamic law and a lack of knowledge about inheritance rights are hurdles in improving women's access to land in Muslim countries, experts said. Traditional leaders or judges often exclude women from inheriting land and property based on discriminatory cultural practices, ...
Hate crimes against Muslims increased 54 percent between 2015 and 2016, according to FBI statistics. (Samia Ann El Moslimany/CAIR-Washington State). March 2, 2018. BOISE, Idaho – Members of the Muslim community are speaking out against Idaho legislation they say is targeting them. House Bill 419 passed through ...
'Won't tolerate attempt to change Sharia law': Thousands of Muslim women protest Triple Talaq Bill in Rajasthan's Jhunjhunu. Dev Ankur Wadhawan ... "Islamic Law is a law that has come from the sky and till today, we have not made any change in it, neither will we let it happen," said Shaukat Ali, a cleric.
“There has been, and remains, a demand for the introduction of those aspects of sharia law that affect family and inheritance,” Lord Welby said. “The problem is re-imagining Britain through values applied in action can only work where the narrative of the country is coherent and embracing. “Sharia, which ...
LeBuis was referring to a 2004 interview with Ramadan in the Cario-based news magazine Egypt Today, in which Ramadan discussed the Islamic code of conduct enshrined in the law of some predominantly Muslim countries known as Sharia law. The idea of a sneaky takeover plot to implement Sharia ...
We're the ones that probably could make the laws that would impose Sharia law in the state, and I can't imagine that ever happening, and I can't imagine our judges allowing that to happen either, so I'm going to vote against this bill.” Redman said in his closing debate, “This body makes the laws and our ...
... to re-introduce an anti-sharia law legislation for the third year in a row. The goal of this legislation is to prevent Idaho courts from making decisions based on “foreign” legal codes. There is no known case in which an Idaho judge has based a ruling on Islamic law. In all cases where religious law is brought ...
The law's intolerance could also be empowering an extreme and dangerous minority: ISIS. "The implementation of Islamic Sharia in Iraq, in Syria, is the system that best represents the Islamic law led by Sheikh Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi," said Syamsudin Uba, a radical Islamic leader, who was arrested in 2015 ...
The Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill, 2017 has divided Muslim women down the middle. The Bhartiya Muslim Mahila Andolan, which led the demand for a ban on triple talaq, is rooting for the Bill. The All India Muslim Personal Law Board claims it is anti-women and a home-breaker.
Egypt's top Muslim legal expert issued a fatwa, an official religious ruling, condemning the act of paying for Facebook "Likes" and making the practice illegal under Islamic law. At a time when child marriage is so prevalent throughout the Muslim world, and is so often justified using facts and stories about ...
Debating justice in the Muslim family, a recent workshop organised by the Muslim Personal Law (MPL) Network at the University of Cape Town (UCT) highlighted the current legal practice, lived experience, and ethical challenges of Muslim marriage, divorce, and inheritance in South Africa, ... Women
The question of Sharia law in the United Kingdom remains a largely unanswered one. And Justin Welby, the current Archbishop of Canterbury, last week waded into the fray; seemingly backing the government's refusal to accord Islamic law any official status within British society. Indeed, he has gone as far ... Women
The question of Sharia law in the United Kingdom remains a largely unanswered one. And Justin Welby, the current Archbishop of Canterbury, last week waded into the fray; seemingly backing the government's refusal to accord Islamic law any official status within British society. Indeed, he has gone as far ... Women
BOISE — An Idaho House panel has passed an anti-Sharia law bill that would prevent foreign laws from being used in Idaho court rulings. HB 419 would make Idaho and U.S. law the only law that state courts can rule on, providing exceptions for tribal laws. It's the third time Rep. Eric Redman, R- Athol, has ... Women
... by state and U.S. constitutions. The proposal doesn't specifically mention Sharia law, but the bill has previously included pictures of a severed hand a man about to be beheaded in between definitions of Sharia law. There are no known cases in which an Idaho judge has based a ruling on Islamic law. Women
... to re-introduce an anti-sharia law legislation for the third year in a row. The goal of this legislation is to prevent Idaho courts from making decisions based on “foreign” legal codes. There is no known case in which an Idaho judge has based a ruling on Islamic law. In all cases where religious law is brought ... Women
An anti-Muslim activist took to Sandy Rios' Religious Right radio program yesterday to smear a Michigan gubernatorial candidate and claim that the candidate's proposal to make Michigan a sanctuary state for undocumented immigrants would pave the way for the imposition of Sharia law. On “Sandy Rios ... Women
Meanwhile, as that develops, let's change the subject to equally low-brow Arkansas politics. Here's a campaign-trail quotation the other day from your normally sense-making governor, Asa Hutchinson. He said: "Let me be clear. I oppose Sharia law. Furthermore, I oppose Sharia law being used in Arkansas ... Women
A story appearing on Facebook repeated talk of Donald Trump's 2015 proposed ban on Muslim immigrants but went too far in including a claim that the majority of U.S. states have banned Sharia law. "Just in: 45 states just banned Sharia law," said a Feb. 6 headline on viralusa.org. Similar fake stories have ... Women
An analysis of surveys conducted among Muslim migrants in Europe shows that the majority of them value sharia law over national law and believe in the supremacy of Islam over other religions, according to Gatestone Institute. Citing a recent study done by Ednan Aslan, professor of Islamic Religious ... Women
In late 2017 US president Donald Trump alleged that certain areas of London were 'no-go' zones due to the sheer number of Islamic extremists living, working and, presumably, extremisting in them. One such place that has received unwanted attention is Tower Hamlets. One of London's poorest boroughs, ... Women
Submission to Sharia Law is apparently also accepted by the Toronto District School Board. Its “Islamic Resource Guidebook for Educators 2017” has recommended Taha Ghayyur, known for advocating to gradually implement Islamic Law in North America. Ghayyur is the new Executive Director of the ... Women
While Sir Mark Hedley sat on a panel which recommended the government regulate Sharia councils amid concerns they sometimes discriminate against women, he said they weren't bad for Muslim women. He told Premier: "All Muslim women's organisations we spoke to wanted us not to interfere with the ... Women
The closure of sharia councils was “not a viable option”, the report concluded. The review, led by Prof Mona Siddiqui, presented its findings to parliament on Thursday. It was launched by Theresa May in 2016 when she was home secretary to examine whether sharia law was being misused or applied in a ... Women
We must have a very honest dialogue, as a nation, about the global war of terror carried out by Islamic fundamentalists who believe in the full implementation of Islamic law. Our armed forces and intelligence agencies are fighting or monitoring Islamic fundamentalists, or Islamic terrorists, in every nation of ... Women
It also called for regulation of Sharia councils, which deal with aspects of Islamic law, but the proposal was immediately dismissed by the Government. As home secretary, Theresa May launched the review to explore whether Sharia law was being misused or applied in a way that was incompatible with ... Women
The law's intolerance could also be empowering an extreme and dangerous minority: ISIS. "The implementation of Islamic Sharia in Iraq, in Syria, is the system that best represents the Islamic law led by Sheikh Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi," said Syamsudin Uba, a radical Islamic leader, who was arrested in 2015 ... Women
Republicans on an Idaho House have once against agreed to introduce anti-Sharia law legislation designed to prevent Idaho courts or government ... There are no known cases in which an Idaho judge has based a ruling on Islamic law and Redman did not provide specific examples when asked by ... Women
The pictures were pasted in between definitions of Sharia law and accusing the Prophet Muhammad of being a pedophile. Shariah law is derived of the Quran and rulings and sayings by the Prophet Muhammad. There are no known cases in which an Idaho judge has based a ruling on Islamic law and ... Women


 

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