Saturday, Nov 26, 2022

sharia law


Taliban bans drug cultivation, including lucrative opium

April 03, 2022 3:48 pm

Drug control has been one major demand of the international community of the Islamist group, which took over the country in August and is seeking formal international recognition in order to wind back sanctions that are severely hampering banking, business and development.

Courts of injustice

July 30, 2018 12:05 am

Alternative legal redress systems are needed and welcome. But, as debate in the UK has shown, sharia councils are the preserves of clerics who are intolerant of women’s equality and rights.

Triple talaq is a non-issue, brought up to implement uniform civil code: AIMPLB

June 06, 2016 1:32 am

Social and financial problems can multiply for women, when waiting for the judiciary to dispose of their case, said the AIMPLB executive member

Sharia not meant to change, any alteration will not be tolerated: AIMPLB member Mahali

June 05, 2016 11:12 am

Maulana Khali Rasheed Farangi Mahali's statement comes in the backdrop of raging debate over relevance of triple talaq and woman's rights in Islami Sharia law.

Only Muslim lawyers in Malaysian Sharia courts

March 24, 2016 7:09 pm

Court of Appeal held that the rules for Sharia lawyers mandating that only Muslims can be admitted as Sharia lawyers did not contravene the Federal Constitution governing equality, liberty and right to form associations.

Islamist Shebab fighters seize Somali port: Governor

February 06, 2016 5:57 pm

The historic port, some 100 kilometres (60 miles) south of the capital Mogadishu, was captured in August 2012 by African Union troops after four years under Islamist control.

Malaysia's Sharia law costs non-Muslims their kids

November 10, 2014 3:39 pm

Gandhi hasn't seen her child since, even though a Malaysian civil court awarded her custody.

Will play an active role to clear doubts on Muslim laws: AIMPLB

September 15, 2014 4:04 pm

AIMPLB's efforts will be to underline the need to remove doubts among non-Muslims on Sharia and other issues.

Pune: All-women Sharia court to redress grievances of Muslim women launched

March 14, 2014 12:23 pm

The first all-women Sharia Court in Pune will deal with various family issues,including marital discord.

A Picture of Freedom

September 02, 2013 5:51 am

Iranian photographer Shadi Ghadirian’s Miss Butterfly is a poignant statement on women’s rights in India today