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

Beatrice
- 8 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
Men Must Join Fight Against FGM, Leading Campaigner Urges
Health & Wellness  (tags: Women's health, FGM, mutilation, health, victims )

Beatrice
- 10 days ago - standard.co.uk
One of the world's leading campaigners against female genital mutilation has called on men to take up the fight against the practice. Maternal health pioneer Edna Adan, who was the first to speak out about ending FGM on Somali radio in the 1970s
Concern as Brunei Brings in System of Islamic Law With Punishments That Include the Dismemberment of Limbs and Stoning to Death
World  (tags: Brunei, Sharia law, flogging, dismemberment, stoning to death )

Beatrice
- 10 days ago - independent.co.uk
The Sultan of Brunei, one of the world's wealthiest rulers and a close ally of Britain, will this week oversee his country's transition to a system of Islamic law with punishments that include flogging, the dismemberment of limbs and stoning to
Plan for 'Sharia-Compliant' Student Loans to Get More Muslims Into University
Business  (tags: education loans, finance, Sharia law, government loans, universities )

Beatrice
- 10 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
A new system of "Sharia-compliant" student loans is to be launched to allow more Muslim students to go to university, it has been announced. David Willetts, the Universities Minister, said an alternative financial model was being created to satisfy Islam
Noah's Ark Would Have Floated...Even With 70,000 Animals
Offbeat  (tags: Noah's ark, animals, bible story, Noah )

Beatrice
- 12 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
Noah's Ark would have floated even with two of every animal in the world packed inside, scientists have calculated. Although researchers are unsure if all the creatures could have squeezed into the huge boat, they are confident it would have handled
Pakistan Court Sentences Christian Man to Death for Blasphemy
World  (tags: Pakistan, Christians, blasphemy, death sentence, religion, Islam, riots, Lahore )

Beatrice
- 15 days ago - theguardian.com
A court in Pakistan has sentenced a Christian man to death for blasphemy, his lawyer said, over an incident that triggered a riot in the country's second-largest city.Sawan Masih was convicted of insulting the prophet Muhammad during the course of a
Calls for Inquiry as Figures Show 27% of London's Prisoners Are Muslim
Offbeat  (tags: Muslims, prisoners, UK prisons, justice, jail sentences )

Beatrice
- 15 days ago - standard.co.uk
More than a quarter of London's prison population are Muslims, prompting urgent calls for an inquiry into what is happening in the justice system. Official figures have revealed that record levels of Muslim people are serving jail sentences and that
Taliban Suicide Bombers' Siege of Western Guesthouse Ends After Three U.S. Hostages Are Freed By Afghan Security Officials Who K
Business  (tags: Taliban, suicide bombers, insurgents, Kabul, hostages )

Beatrice
- 15 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
More than a dozen foreign nationals, including several children, had to be evacuated from a guesthouse used by a U.S.-based aid group in Kabul, after armed Taliban insurgents stormed the building and took at least four people The hostages, which
10 Tigers Were Butchered By Wealthy Chinese -- Just to Prove a Point
Animals  (tags: wildanimals, tigers, torture, China's Animal Cruelty )

Beatrice
- 15 days ago - policymic.com
A disturbing new report from China shows that the country's demand for tigers -- for their hide, bones, meat and exhibition -- is as high as ever. According to state media, 15 people have been arrested in Guangdong province for butchering over 10 tigers
Government Intervenes at School 'Taken Over' By Muslim Radicals
Society & Culture  (tags: education, Muslim radicals, UK school, takeover, religion. Islam )

Beatrice
- 23 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
The Birmingham school at the centre of an alleged campaign of "Islamisation" by Muslim radicals is to be placed in "special measures" by the Government's education watchdog in a move that could see its head teacher and governors removed.
 
 
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