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#Sharia Law

# sharia-law - Wednesday 3 April, 2019

'A human rights pariah': Brunei implements death by stoning for gay sex and adultery
# Sharia Law
# Sharia Law

'A human rights pariah': Brunei implements death by stoning for gay sex and adultery

Apr 3rd 2019, 7:08 AM 28,249 Views 79 Comments

The laws will make Brunei the first country in East or Southeast Asia to have a sharia penal code at the national level.

# sharia-law - Wednesday 27 March, 2019

'Appalling': Brunei to impose death by stoning for gay sex and adultery
# Southeast Asia
# Southeast Asia

'Appalling': Brunei to impose death by stoning for gay sex and adultery

Mar 27th 2019, 2:24 PM 71,890 Views 132 Comments

The new law is due to come into effect next Wednesday.

# sharia-law - Friday 8 September, 2017

Fine Gael councillor to face disciplinary hearing over comments about Islam
# Controversial
# Controversial

Fine Gael councillor to face disciplinary hearing over comments about Islam

Sep 8th 2017, 6:26 PM 14,815 Views 238 Comments

The councillor posted a series of controversial comments on Twitter regarding migrants and Islam.

# sharia-law - Thursday 7 September, 2017

Fine Gael criticises one of its councillors for 'unacceptable' comments about Islam
# Sharia Law
# Sharia Law

Fine Gael criticises one of its councillors for 'unacceptable' comments about Islam

Sep 7th 2017, 9:17 AM 27,250 Views 272 Comments

Councillor Brian Murphy claimed that Sharia law is operating in Ireland.

# sharia-law - Thursday 24 December, 2015

The Sultan of Brunei has cancelled Christmas
# Grinch
# Grinch

The Sultan of Brunei has cancelled Christmas

Dec 24th 2015, 9:51 AM 39,482 Views 154 Comments

Christmas has been banned in the tiny kingdom in a shift towards hardline Islamic law.

# sharia-law - Friday 16 January, 2015

Saudi blogger's flogging for "insulting Islam" postponed
# Raif Badawi
# Raif Badawi

Saudi blogger's flogging for "insulting Islam" postponed

Jan 16th 2015, 7:15 AM 13,610 Views 49 Comments

Raif Badawi criticised clerics and the kingdom’s notorious religious police.

# sharia-law - Sunday 1 June, 2014

Christian Sudanese woman sentenced to death to be freed 'within days'
# Sudan
# Sudan

Christian Sudanese woman sentenced to death to be freed 'within days'

Jun 1st 2014, 9:45 AM 10,659 Views 44 Comments

Meriam Ibrahim was condemned to death by flogging and hanging for marrying a Christian man.

# sharia-law - Thursday 29 May, 2014

Peter Robinson: I was misinterpreted when I said I'd trust Muslims 'to go down to the shops for me'
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Peter Robinson: I was misinterpreted when I said I'd trust Muslims 'to go down to the shops for me'

May 29th 2014, 1:03 PM 19,796 Views 153 Comments

The North’s first minister has been criticised for his comments in defence of a controversial pastor’s sermon.

# sharia-law - Sunday 12 May, 2013

Saudi Arabia beheads man convicted of killing his relative
# Sharia Law
# Sharia Law

Saudi Arabia beheads man convicted of killing his relative

May 12th 2013, 12:40 PM 13,009 Views 95 Comments

Awad Rawili stabbed to death Jazaa Rawili, a relative, during an argument. He was executed in the northern city of Araar.

# sharia-law - Friday 30 November, 2012

Protests as Egyptian panel adopts draft constitution
# Egypt
# Egypt

Protests as Egyptian panel adopts draft constitution

Nov 30th 2012, 7:50 AM 1,968 Views 1 Comment

Concerns have been raised about the content of the constitution and its potential restriction on freedom of expression.

# sharia-law - Thursday 5 January, 2012

Saudi Arabia bans men from working in lingerie stores
# Saudi Arabia
# Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia bans men from working in lingerie stores

Jan 5th 2012, 6:48 PM 5,821 Views 25 Comments

A new law, on the orders of King Abdullah, ends a system where women were forced to buy their underwear from male sellers.

# sharia-law - Monday 24 October, 2011

Plans for Sharia-based law in Libya unveiled
# Libya
# Libya

Plans for Sharia-based law in Libya unveiled

Oct 24th 2011, 12:14 PM 1,248 Views 60 Comments

Libya’s interim rulers have begun laying out their plans for their two-year transition to democracy – and said that Islamic Sharia law would be the “basic source” of legislation.

# sharia-law - Sunday 25 September, 2011

Saudi Arabian women given the right to vote
# Saudi Arabia
# Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabian women given the right to vote

Sep 25th 2011, 2:08 PM 1,962 Views 18 Comments

King Abdullah has announced that from next year women will be able to vote and stand in local elections.

# sharia-law - Thursday 2 June, 2011

Taoiseach says Ireland will focus on 'Islamic finance' expansion
# Islamic Finance
# Islamic Finance

Taoiseach says Ireland will focus on 'Islamic finance' expansion

Jun 2nd 2011, 9:03 PM 1,755 Views 12 Comments

Speaking at a conference today in Dublin, Taoiseach Enda Kenny said the Central Bank has already “authorised a number of Sharia-compliant funds”.

# sharia-law - Saturday 14 May, 2011

Blinding of Iranian criminal with acid 'postponed'
# Eye For An Eye
# Eye For An Eye

Blinding of Iranian criminal with acid 'postponed'

May 14th 2011, 12:18 PM 1,683 Views 0 Comments

Ameneh Bahrami had asked that the man who poured acid on her face – leaving her blind and disfigured – suffer the same fate. The blinding was due to take place on Saturday but has been reportedly postponed.

# sharia-law - Wednesday 20 October, 2010

UAE court: men can beat their wives as long as they leave no marks
# UAE
# UAE

UAE court: men can beat their wives as long as they leave no marks

Oct 20th 2010, 9:40 AM 860 Views 1 Comment

The country’s highest court makes the ruling in the case of a man who slapped and kicked his daughter and wife.