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Islamic law News

Sharia law to be incorporated into British legal system

The British Law Society issued guidelines to solicitors allowing them to draw up wills that comply with Islamic law. Critics say this is discriminatory and only the first step that will see more Sharia law incorporated into the British legal system.
In the Media by Arthur Weinreb - 3 comments

Iranian man's eyes ordered gouged out for pouring acid on girl

Tehran - A major Iranian opposition group claims Iran's highest court has ordered a man's eyes gouged out and his ears and nose chopped off as punishment for an acid attack that left a girl blind and disfigured.
In the Media by Brett Wilkins - 29 comments

Have sex with your dead wife — Egypt's Islamic gov law proposal?

It appears unsubstantiated controversial news reports are circling regarding the fact that Egypt's Islamist-dominated parliament has proposed a controversial law allowing husbands to have sex with their dead wives within six hours after death.
In the Media by Lesley Lanir - 11 comments

Operational in America — Sharia influence in schools

The growing influence of Islamic teaching in U.S. public schools is causing concern in several different states such as Massachusetts and Virginia.
In the Media by Christopher Wager - 15 comments

Op-Ed: No 'Spring' For Saudi Women

In the midst of the Arab awakening, women fighting oppression—in Saudi or any other Muslim nation—is doomed to fade away into a dark night.
In the Media by Talia Carner - 3 comments

New 'Jihad Threat Report' from the Center for Security Policy

Washington - A new and comprehensive fact-finding report concludes that the US administrations of both political parties failed to grasp the nature of the great danger posed by an adversary that aims to install a totalitarian Islamic regime.
In the Media by R. C. Camphausen - 18 comments

Muslim woman caned for talking to a Hindu man in Bangladesh

A Muslim woman was caned for talking to a Hindu man in Bangladesh, the police reported on June 6. This comes after a government policy to ensure equal property rights to women in the country was met by angry protests by Muslim clerics.
In the Media by Sukhdeep Chhabra - 3 comments

Muslim Leader Declares Interest in 'Flag of Allah' for Britain

Islam may be a peaceful religion, but most Westerners react adversely when they are told they should be dominated forcefully by that faith. A call by a jihadist leader “to see the flag of Allah over Downing Street” isn't supported by most Muslims.
In the Media by Carol Forsloff - 2 comments

Islamic Law invoked to pacify Swat

In a desperate bid to pacify its beleaguered Swat valley as well as take out the steam from Taliban movement in the region, the Pakistani authority invoked a stricter version of Islamic law in the region.
In the Media by Bodhisattva Banerji

Banned: Western Hairstyles, Eyebrow Plucking, and Make Up for Men in Iran

Recently, strict rules were put in place for women’s apparel. There's no indication if men will be subject to fines, lashings, incarceration, the way women are for violating new codes regarding appearance.
In the Media by S.H. Mills - 86 comments

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