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Type: News

Country: 
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (the)
News Date: 
26/07/2017
Summary: 
  • Seyran Ates, female Imam, opened a liberal mosque for all Muslims in Germany
  • Mosque in Berlin is for women, men, Sunni, Shiite, straight and gay Muslims - the only rule is that the burka or niqab is banned
  • Ms Ates, 54, is in London to find a venue to open 'all welcome' mosque in the UK
  • She says it was a mistake to open strict, Islamic law Sharia courts in this country
Country: 
United States of America (the)
News Date: 
16/08/2016
Summary: 

The Huffington Post reports on Donald Trump’s Monday foreign policy speech, trying to undermine his announcement of anideological test for immigrants that would filter out supporters of Sharia Law. Instead of calling the proposal racist or bigoted, HuffPo authors Christina Wilkie and Elise Foley can only argue it would be difficult to execute.

Country: 
India
News Date: 
20/10/2016
Summary: 

A women’s group is calling for Sharia courts to be banned in India to stop inequality and violations of human rights. The Muslim Women’s Quest for Equality (MWQE) has filed an affidavit arguing the courts, which govern marriage, divorce and family cases for India’s 150 million Muslims, should not be allowed to function as a parallel judiciary.

Type: Opinion

Summary: 

“We respect religious groups to carry out slaughter in the UK according to how they define and read their scriptures. What we do not allow however is for the rights and demands of groups within those religions override the UK’s compassionate traditions of animal welfare.

“There are a significant number of UK consumers that would prefer not to eat meat killed by religious slaughter. So, UKIP will also write into law that all animal meat produce will have mandatory labelling – providing clearly both the method of production and slaughter – giving people greater transparency and choice.

“UKIP’s forthcoming manifesto on animal welfare will be the strongest of any major political party in the UK.”

Summary: 

Finally, Paul Nuttall has had the courage to stand by his convictions and say that UKIP will ban the full face veil and Sharia law courts in the UK! Now he needs to stick to his guns and I believe he has a policy that the majority of British people support! I spoke to Anne Marie Waters, director of Sharia Watch UK, to find out if she thinks Sharia law will ever be banned in the UK.

The Islamic full face veil is oppressive to women and has no place in a civilised country, just ask women like Maryam Namazie and Ayaan Hirsi Ali! I was joined by Dr Taj Hargey, imam and director of the Muslim Education Centre in Oxford, who told me why making women dress like ninjas! Taj also said that if any parents are complicit in the FGM of their child, they must face prison!

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Summary: 

Can a healthy, harmonious multicultural society tolerate private legal systems? Not if that means the subjugation of women in abusive and indeed dangerous marriages, a form of imprisonment in all but name sanctioned by their local religious leaders. As this newspaper reports again, the reality of sharia in some communities means precisely that. Sharia “judges” refuse to take the rights and complaints of women seriously, and, in some examples cited by researchers, fail to recognise the validity of a ruling of divorce made in a British court. Hence the subsequent oppression, which has too often shaded into violence and domestic slavery. Campaigners are calling on David Cameron to ban the use of religious arbitration in family matters.

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