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Inside Britain's Sharia Courts
Society & Culture  (tags: Sharia law, Sharia councils, discrimination, Muslim women, judgement )

Beatrice
- 229 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
Across the country where there are large Muslim communities, there are now Sharia councils. Some seem to discriminate against women in different ways. Women are required to produce two male witnesses, and it costs a woman at least £400 to get an Islamic
Saudi Arabia Bans 50 'Blasphemous' and 'Inappropriate' Children's Names
Society & Culture  (tags: religion, muslims, sharia law, Saudi Arabia, blasphemy, names )

Beatrice
- 249 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
Saudi Arabia's interior ministry said it had ordered a ban on the names because they contradicted the religion or the culture of the Kingdom. Along with western names such as Sandy, Linda and Elaine
Islamic Law Is Adopted By British Legal Chiefs
Society & Culture  (tags: Sharia law, UK law, relgion, islam, Law Society, solicitors )

Beatrice
- 243 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
Islamic law is to be effectively enshrined in the British legal system for the first time under guidelines for solicitors on drawing up "Sharia compliant" wills. Under ground-breaking guidance, produced by The Law Society, High Street solicitors will
'Islamic Takeover Plot' in Birmingham Schools Investigated
Society & Culture  (tags: Islam, sharia law, schools, trojan horse, religion )

Beatrice
- 257 days ago - bbc.co.uk
An alleged plot to oust some Birmingham head teachers and make their schools adhere to more Islamic principles is being investigated A letter detailing the plan, known as "Operation Trojan Horse" claims responsibility for leadership changes at four
Pakistani Woman Stoned to Death By Family in Front of Court After Marrying for Love
Society & Culture  (tags: Islam, sharia law, stoning, arranged marriage, murder, honour killing )

Beatrice
- 177 days ago - foxnews.com
A pregnant woman was stoned to death Tuesday by her own family outside a courthouse in the Pakistani city of Lahore for marrying the man she loved. Arranged marriages are the norm among conservative Pakistanis and hundreds of women are murdered every
   

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