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Free Ghoncheh From Prison for Attending a Volleyball Match
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, corruption, culture, death, dishonesty, freedoms, religion, rights, sadness, safety, society, violence, women, Islam, Muslims, Iran, Sharia law )

Sabina
- 17 days ago - change.org
Since June 2014 my younger sister is in solitary confinement in Tehran. She was arrested for going to a men's volleyball match. Ghoncheh is a British Iranian dual citizen. She was there to watch a game. She was arrested because of a misunderstanding.
British-Iranian Woman Sentenced to a Year in Prison in Tehran for Wanting to Watch Volleyball
Society & Culture  (tags: Iranian woman, prison, volley ball match, sharia law, Islam )

Beatrice
- 23 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
A British-Iranian has been sentenced by a court in Tehran to spend a year in prison as punishment for trying to attend a men's volleyball match. Ghoncheh Ghavami, 25, an alumni of SOAS university in London, was told her fate on Sunday by a closed court
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
- 181 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
Inside Britain's Sharia Courts
Society & Culture  (tags: Sharia law, Sharia councils, discrimination, Muslim women, judgement )

Beatrice
- 233 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
Islamic Law Is Adopted By British Legal Chiefs
Society & Culture  (tags: Sharia law, UK law, relgion, islam, Law Society, solicitors )

Beatrice
- 248 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
Saudi Arabia Bans 50 'Blasphemous' and 'Inappropriate' Children's Names
Society & Culture  (tags: religion, muslims, sharia law, Saudi Arabia, blasphemy, names )

Beatrice
- 254 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 Takeover Plot' in Birmingham Schools Investigated
Society & Culture  (tags: Islam, sharia law, schools, trojan horse, religion )

Beatrice
- 263 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
One Mother's Story Shows Plight of Trapped Women
Society & Culture  (tags: Gaza, Sharia law, women )

David
- 387 days ago - news-leader.com
Rogers is not the first Western woman to marry an Arab man and find out how few rights she had once removed to a Middle East country that abides by sharia. She recalled of her escape to Israel. "Four years of hell was finally over."
TAKE ACTION --- Horror in Paradise
Society & Culture  (tags: MALDIVES, SHARIA LAW, FLOGGING, RAPE, children, women, freedoms, human rights )

Lynn
- 615 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.
Celebrity Saudi Preacher Raped & Tortured 5 Y/O Daughter to Death for Not Being a Virgin & Gets Off!
Society & Culture  (tags: Saudi Arabia, Imam, Celebrity Preacher, Daughter, Rape, Torture, Broken Back, Crushed Skull, No Punishment, Sharia Law, Islamabuse, child, death, family, murder, religion, rights, sadness, safety, women, violence )

Rob and J
- 659 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
the judge ruled the few months al-Ghamdi spent in prison since his arrest in November was sufficient punishment. He has reportedly agreed to pay £31,000 ($50,000). Sharia law says a parent can't be punished for killing his own child but outrage growing.
Iran: Alcohol Drinkers Sentenced to Death
Society & Culture  (tags: Iran, Islam, Sharia Law, Alcohol, death, freedoms, religion, politics, violence )

Rob and J
- 882 days ago - smh.com.au
Under Iranian sharia, certain crimes such as sodomy, rape, theft, fornication, apostasy and consumption of alcohol for the third time are considered to be ''claims of God'' and they therefore have mandatory death sentences. The 2 have been whipped 160x.
Somali Insurgents War on Fun
Society & Culture  (tags: society, politics, africa, SOMALIA, SHARIA LAW, society, world, politics, news, law, culture )

Cal
- 1688 days ago - blogs.abcnews.com
When Somalia Islamist groups state they are determined that Somalia be ruled under strict sharia Muslim law, and they aren't only talking about declaring war against the country's transitional government, but increasingly any fun or entertainment the popu
   

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