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Egypt's Latest Fatwas From Salafis and Brotherhood
Society & Culture  (tags: Sharia, bizarre fatwas, Mysogeny, Egypt, Salafist, Muslim Brotherhood )

Beth
- 394 days ago - gatestoneinstitute.org
IT WOULD BE FUNNY IF... "When a women goes swimming, as the word for sea is masculine, when "the water touches the woman's private parts, she becomes an 'adulteress' and should be punished." Al Ahzar Fatwa Committee, reported in Al Masry Al Youm
Stop The Maldives From Flogging Rape Survivors! - ACTION
Society & Culture  (tags: Islam, Sharia, law, flogging, Maledives, women, violence, rape, victims, religion, abuse )

Angelika
- 629 days ago - act.watchdog.net
With human rights organizations around the world up in arms over the case, the president has caved to global pressure and saved the 15 yrs old girl from brutality. But flogging still remains a punishment for women and children in Maldives.
Education in Egypt, Shariah Style--Islamic Teachers Beat Children
Society & Culture  (tags: Islamic Egyptian Teachers Beat Chilren, Sharia )

Beth
- 646 days ago - youtube.com
The harder the OIC pushes for a worldwide caliphate governed by Shariah, the more we will see Shariah creep into the West. Where there is Shariah, there is violation of human rights. To protect our children and others against abuse from Shariah in the Wes
Horror in Paradise - TAKE ACTION
Society & Culture  (tags: Women's rights, Maldives, rape, sex abuse, victims, public flogging, Sharia, children, violence )

Angelika
- 646 days ago - secure.avaaz.org
It's hard to believe, but a 15-year-old rape survivor in the Maldives has been sentenced to be whipped 100 times in public! Let's put an end to this lunacy by hitting the government where it hurts: the tourism industry.
Law Banning Violence Against Women Violates Sharia
Society & Culture  (tags: Islam, Sharia, Wife Beating, women's rights, human rights, Islamic violence )

Beth
- 652 days ago - dw.de
For supporters of Sharia law, physical abuse should not be considered an act of violence against women, Masooda Karochi said. Opponents of the decree say it contradicts Sharia - the moral code and religious law of Islam.
Saudi Cleric Calls for Babies to Wear Burqas to Prevent Rape
Society & Culture  (tags: Saudi Arabia, Islam, Sharia, Babies in Burkas, Baby Sexual Molestation )

Beth
- 688 days ago - news.msn.com
Just when you thought Islam couldn't get any more weird.... Al Arabiya news reported that Sheik Abdulla Daoud had said that wearing the veil will help protect babies. Daoud told al-Majd TV that babies were being molested in Saudi Arabia, citing
14yr Old Rape Victim Beaten to Death By Islamic Court
Society & Culture  (tags: Child abuse, Female rights, Islam, rape, Sharia, beating, murder )

Beth
- 689 days ago - fortliberty.org
Hena Begum was a fourteen year old girl growing up in the Shariatpur region of Bangladesh until her forty year old cousin decided to rape her. After she was raped, the rapist and his family then beat her until she was unconscious. Next, the local Sharia
Sharia Law and Middle Class Feminism
Society & Culture  (tags: Sharia, violence, women, abuse, feminism, law )

Alexa
- 859 days ago - secularism.org.uk
On Saturday, I was honoured to attend the launch of the International Sindhi Women's Organisation. Here was a group of brave, principled, and intelligent British Pakistani women who had come together to talk about their future, their fears, and
Not All in Northern Sudan Embrace Islamic Law
Society & Culture  (tags: world, society, politics, religion, law, sharia, Sudan, humans, culture, education, rights, government, freedoms )

Cal
- 1442 days ago - cnn.com
Some in the north consider themselves Arabs, others Africans. They speak a dozen different languages, and while a majority of people are Muslims, a significant number are Christians or practice traditional religions.
   

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