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Majority of Europe's Muslims Favor Sharia Over Democracy
World  (tags: Europe Muslims, Sharia )

Beth
- 192 days ago - clarionproject.org
The majority of Muslims in Europe believe Islamic Sharia law should take precedence over secular constitutions and laws of their European host countries, according to a new study, which warns that Islamic fundamentalism is widespread and rising sharply
Saudi Arabia Delays Execution of Seven Men, Families Say
World  (tags: Saudi Arabia, executions, delay, King Abdullah, Prince Miteb, Sharia, Human Rights, crucifixion )

Angelika
- 511 days ago - dailystar.com.lb
Saudi Arabia has granted a last-minute stay of execution to seven men who were due to die Tuesday for their part in an armed robbery committed when most of them were juveniles, according to relatives and family friends.
GAZA: Hamas Gags Civil Liberties
World  (tags: Hamas, Gaza, civil liberties, repression, women's rights, rights, forced Islamization, sharia, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', humanrights, freedoms, government, ethics, corruption, news, palestine, politics, middle-east, world, society, israel, HumanR )

Cal
- 534 days ago - ipsnews.net
Gaza is becoming increasingly radicalised as Hamas continues its crackdown on civil liberties, press freedom and the rights of women. In the last few weeks a number of journalists have been arrested and accused of being involved in "suspicious activities"
Islamist Group Threatens Copts; Tells Them to 'Pay Jizyah'
World  (tags: Egypt, Sharia, Jizya (tribute, protexia) Coptic Christians hostage, human rights, religious tolerance )

Beth
- 548 days ago - copticsolidarity.org
So much for the Arab Spring.... An armed Islamic movement calling itself the "Brigade of Muslims" released a statement on Saturday threatening Egypt's Coptic Christians and asking them to pay jizyah (tribute).
LIBYA; Headed for Some Sort of Sharia
World  (tags: world, middle-east, religion, news, politics, Libya, sharia, government, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', interesting, society )

Cal
- 988 days ago - ipsnews.net
The announced introduction of Islamic law in post-Gaddafi Libya has drawn strong opposition from women, the non-religious and the Amazigh minority.
Indonesia's Aceh Province OKs Stoning for Adulterers
World  (tags: world, Indonesia, muslims, crime, sharia, law, adultery, stoning, hanging, lashing, homosexuality, prison, beheading, beating, humanrights, freedoms, crime, asia, humanrights, civilliberties, middle-east, death, violence, society, culture )

Tom
- 1779 days ago - latimes.com
Offending married couples can be punished by a minimum of 100 lashings and a maximum of stoning to death. It also imposes severe prison terms for homosexuality, which will be punishable by public lashings and more than eight years in prison.
Sudanese Woman Sent to Jail for Wearing Pants Is Freed
World  (tags: world, sudan, Lubna, Hussein, journalist, womensrights, islam, sharia, law, repression, flogging, lashing, stoning, middle-east, africa, violence, terrorism, corruption, politics, humanrights, freedoms, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!' )

Tom
- 1786 days ago - latimes.com
The Sudanese government freed journalist Lubna Hussein after she was convicted of public indecency for wearing pants and refused to pay a fine. She says the government was "unnerved" by her presence in prison because she would report on conditions inside.
Sign Petition: End Domestic Violence in the Muslim World
World  (tags: world, middle-east, sharia, law, africa, muslim, domestic, violence, humiliation, beatings, mutilation, flogging, rape, honor, killing, stoning, acid, attacks, FGM, lashes, women, girls, human, rights, freedom, abuse, cruelty )

Tom
- 1817 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Assaults on women and young girls, especially domestic violence, acid attacks, honor killings, FGM and forced marriage that have become a growing problem in some Muslim countries, are barbaric, inhumane and completely contrary to Islamic teachings.
Sign Petition: International Coalition for Women's Rights
World  (tags: society, culture, world, muslim, sharia, law, domestic, violence, humiliation, beatings, mutilation, flogging, rape, honor, killing, stoning, acid, attacks, FGM, lashes, women, children, human, rights, freedom, abuse, cruelty )

Tom
- 1817 days ago - petitiononline.com
Sharia law deems a woman unequal and subordinate to her husband. Under Sharia, women's testimony is worth half that of men's, women have limited rights to divorce and child custody and women can be executed for apostasy or stoned to death for adultery.
U.S. Reshaping Darfur Policy
World  (tags: world, violence, darfur, sudan, genocide, crime, death, conflict, human, rights, starvation, rape, flogging, stoning, sharia, women, freedom, obama, politics )

Tom
- 1821 days ago - latimes.com
The Obama administration is working on a new approach that may soften some sanctions against the Sudan government. Obama's UN ambassador, Susan Rice, who helped draft the sanctions, argues for a tougher stance, declaring that genocide continues in Darfur.
Western Feminists Mute on Ravages of Shariah
World  (tags: world, sudan, government, africa, middle-east, violence, flogging, whipping, stoning, honor, killings, rape, beatings, islamic, sharia, law, women, human, rights, western, feminists, freedom, repression )

Tom
- 1821 days ago - network.nationalpost.com
An angry Khartoum journalist who works for the UN in Sudan started a campaign against shariah law by elevating a local police matter into an international embarrassment: She's invited the world to witness her judicial flogging. Where are the feminists?
Afghan Student Gets 20 Years For Questioning Women's Rights
World  (tags: world, Afghanistan, government, Islam, Muslim, middle-east, humanrights, freedoms, women, stoning, Koran, Sharia, Mohammed, honor killings )

Tom
- 1966 days ago - theglobeandmail.com
In late 2007, Mr. Kambakhsh, 24, was charged with blasphemy after he allegedly disrupted classes with questions about women's rights in Islamic society. He also distributed an article from the Internet, asking why Islam does not give women equal rights.
Somalia to Get Sharia-Based Law - Al Jazeera
World  (tags: world, Somalia, Sharia, Islamic law, humanrights, freedoms, middle-east, violence, war, politics, government, women, oppression, stoning, honor killings, beheadings, africa )

Tom
- 1967 days ago - english.aljazeera.net
Farhan Ali Mohamed, the information minister, said implementing sharia, or Islamic law, would help end attacks by the militias. Tuesday's move was an attempt to isolate more extreme armed groups by agreeing to a demand supported by much of the Somali pop
Sign Petition: Save Women Now From Oppression and Violence
World  (tags: World, America, Middle-East, government, Islam, Law, Sharia, Arab, Muslim, Women, beatings, stoning, lashes, executions, violence, cruelty, honor killings, beheading, sad )

Tom
- 1970 days ago - petitiononline.com
Women are oppressed, beaten, murdered in America and around the world in the name of Islamic supremacism. We call upon the leaders of the world to take responsibility to SAVE WOMEN NOW from this cruel, vicious, and deadly ideology.
Islamic Honor Killings Take Center Stage On International Women's Day
World  (tags: World, America, Middle-East, government, Islam, Law, Sharia, Arab, Muslim, Women, beatings, stoning, lashes, executions, violence, cruelty, honor killings, sad )

Tom
- 1970 days ago - worldnetdaily.com
It's not enough for Americans to adopt "resolutions" opposing violence when Islamic girls are stoned for being victims of gang-rapes. Such violence has moved into the United States, with beatings and murders, including a recent beheading, documented.
 

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