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ECHR Judgement Summary: "sharia law is incompatible with democracy and human rights"

Source: “Annual Report 2003 of the European Court of Human Rights, Council of Europe”

Country: 
Germany
News Date: 
09/10/2017
Summary: 

More than two years after Merkel fateful decision to open the country’s border to hundreds of thousands of illegal immigrants, Germany still has an aging workforce, but migrants lining up to ease the country’s workforce demands are nowhere to be seen. The migrants, mostly Arab and Muslim man of fighting age, instead heeding the call of the Teutonic workforce, have taken refuge in the fatherland’s generous welfare system.

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United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (the)
News Date: 
09/10/2017
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Grooming gangs across the country are repeating the horrific abuse exposed in Rotherham, Rochdale, Oxford and most recently Newcastle, victims and investigators have warned. There are mounting calls for nationwide action to combat sexual exploitation, with authorities accused of playing catch-up after ignoring victims “for decades and decades”. Sammy Woodhouse, who was abused as a teenager by the Rotherham ringleader Arshid “Mad Ash” Huss

Country: 
Italy
News Date: 
09/10/2017
Summary: 

“It is not possible to subject our country to a jurisdiction marked by religious radicalism,” said Italian Interior Minister Marco Minniti on Sunday, stressing that there can be no question of allowing sharia law a foothold in Italy. “Whoever looks to sharia law must understand that it won’t happen in Italy,” Minniti told an assembly at the School of Democracy in the northern Italian

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United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (the)
News Date: 
09/10/2017
Summary: 

The Home Office is attempting to censor a report which criticises the government’s failure to manage the impact of immigration, integrate minorities, and tackle radical Islam. The report by the government’s ‘integration tsar’ Dame Louise Casey has been ready for months, but publication has been delayed after Home Office officials expressed “concern” and “unhappiness” about its language and content, reports The Sunday Times. Ms.

Country: 
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (the)
News Date: 
04/03/2016
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The central London offices must be run in line with Islamic principles because of a deal with rich Middle Eastern investors. They demanded the buildings be audited by Muslim scholars and subject to special rules in exchange for lending the Government £200million. The deal currently only covers three buildings - Richmond House, Wellington House and a property on Whitehall - and is almost unheard of outside of the Middle East.

Country: 
Indonesia
News Date: 
23/05/2017
Summary: 
  • Men aged 20 and 23 given 85 lashes each for having gay sex in Indonesia 
  • This is the first time lashes have been given for homosexuality in Aceh province
  • Aceh is the only place in Indonesia where gay sex is outlawed under Sharia law
  • Pair were caught back in March when vigilante group burst into their home
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Country: 
United States of America (the)
News Date: 
02/10/2017
Summary: 

He had made the comments during an out-of-class conversation with another graduate student. They had been discussing the ‘religious leanings of philosophy professors.’ He pointed out that in some Muslim countries, he could be executed for being bisexual.

Country: 
Denmark
News Date: 
06/10/2017
Summary: 

COPENHAGEN: Denmark looks set to become the next European country to restrict the burqa and the niqab, worn by some Muslim women, after most parties in the Danish parliament backed some sort of ban on facial coverings. Full and partial face veils such as burqas and niqabs divide opinion across Europe, setting advocates of religious freedom against secularists and those who argue that such garments are culturally alien or a symbol of the oppression of women.

Country: 
Germany
News Date: 
08/07/2017
Summary: 
  • Threats of violence against "errant" women are viewed as "acts of patriotism."

  • "They have come to Germany because they wanted to live in Germany, but they keep trying to turn it into Chechnya with its medieval ways." — Social worker interviewed by Meduza.

  • "Everyone's attention is fixed on the Syrians, but the Chechens are the most dangerous group. We are not paying sufficient attention to this." — Police in Frankfurt (Oder).

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