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

Beatrice
- 266 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
The Islamic State's Sex-Slavery - The Tip of the Iceberg
Society & Culture  (tags: Islamic state, Islam, religion, sex slaves, sharia law )

Beatrice
- 9 days ago - clarionproject.org
Earlier this month the Islamic State published its sharia-law approved rules for how to treat slaves. These rules are not an aberration and are not an innovation. Rather, they are merely enacting long-held legalist understandings of slavery similarly
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
- 55 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
Saudi Arabia Bans 50 'Blasphemous' and 'Inappropriate' Children's Names
Society & Culture  (tags: religion, muslims, sharia law, Saudi Arabia, blasphemy, names )

Beatrice
- 286 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
- 294 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
Islamic Law Is Adopted By British Legal Chiefs
Society & Culture  (tags: Sharia law, UK law, relgion, islam, Law Society, solicitors )

Beatrice
- 280 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
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
- 50 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.
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
- 214 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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