sharia law

Belgian Court Revokes Citizenship of 'Sharia4Belgium' Terrorists

Belgian Court Revokes Citizenship of 'Sharia4Belgium' Terrorists

The Belgian Court of Appeal has ruled to remove the passports of six Islamic extremists convicted of terror offences in absentia in 2015 after they left the country to fight for jihadist groups in the
Iranian Female Soccer Fan Dies After Setting Herself on Fire

Iranian Female Soccer Fan Dies After Setting Herself on Fire

An Iranian female soccer fan who set herself on fire a week ago after being banned under Islamic sharia law from watching her favourite team play has died.

Alabama senate passes bill to ban abortion even in rape and incest cases

The Alabama senate has passed a bill which, if the governor signs it into law, will ban abortion in almost all cases, including rape and incest. Abortions would become a felony offense, and doctors
George Clooney vows to keep up pressure on Brunei over gay-sex death penalty

George Clooney vows to keep up pressure on Brunei over gay-sex death penalty

Actor calls for sustained commercial boycott after Brunei puts moratorium on death penalty for gay sexGeorge Clooney has promised to keep up pressure on Brunei after the oil-rich country’s sultan,
Brunei says it will not enforce gay sex death penalty after backlash

Brunei says it will not enforce gay sex death penalty after backlash

Sultan extends moratorium to death by stoning law in rare response to global criticismBrunei’s Sultan, Hassanal Bolkiah, has extended a moratorium on the death penalty to incoming legislation on
Brunei defends death by stoning for gay sex in letter to EU

Brunei defends death by stoning for gay sex in letter to EU

Kingdom’s mission to bloc calls for tolerance and understanding over penal codeBrunei has written to the European parliament defending its decision to start imposing death by stoning as a punishment
‘Inspiring’ protester becomes symbol of resistance for Sudanese women

‘Inspiring’ protester becomes symbol of resistance for Sudanese women

The woman at a Khartoum demonstration ‘was trying to give hope,’ says eyewitnessThe image is striking: a young woman, alone, standing above the crowd, urging them on with songs of revolution.Taken on
‘It’s dangerous to go out now’: young, gay and scared in Brunei

‘It’s dangerous to go out now’: young, gay and scared in Brunei

Draconian new laws have spread unease rather than outright panic in a population that is used to finding ways around legislationA day after it became legally possible to be stoned to death for having
The Guardian view on Brunei and stoning: don’t leave it to celebrities to act | Editorial

The Guardian view on Brunei and stoning: don’t leave it to celebrities to act | Editorial

Brunei’s shocking new penal code must be challenged – through deeds as well as words. Britain’s responsibilities are clearBrunei’s introduction of new laws allowing stoning for adultery and sex
Gay men can now be stoned to death in Brunei for having sex

Gay men can now be stoned to death in Brunei for having sex

The new law has been met with widespread international condemnation
George Clooney has helped revive an LGBTQ boycott of Brunei-owned luxury hotels

George Clooney has helped revive an LGBTQ boycott of Brunei-owned luxury hotels

The country will start enforcing a law that includes the death penalty for those convicted of gay sex or adultery.
Asian country approves execution by stoning, whipping for 'crime' of homosexuality under Sharia Law

Asian country approves execution by stoning, whipping for 'crime' of homosexuality under Sharia Law

The small Asian country of Brunei has approved new measures that would allow anyone who engaged in homosexual activity to be stoned or whipped to death. The new legislation is part of the country's
Brunei’s New Anti-LGBTQ Law Endorses Stoning and Whipping

Brunei’s New Anti-LGBTQ Law Endorses Stoning and Whipping

The law is set to take effect next week.
The 99 best things that happened in 2018

The 99 best things that happened in 2018

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'I live in the 21st century, not the 10th': the first female judge in a sharia court – podcast

'I live in the 21st century, not the 10th': the first female judge in a sharia court – podcast

The Judge, a new film by award-winning director Erika Cohn, tells the incredible story of how Kholoud Al-Faqih achieved her improbable dream of representing women in the Middle East’s all-male

Fox News Warns Viewers Sharia Law Is Coming For Hate Speech

A ruling in the European Court of Human Rights has sent the far right and anti-Muslim bigots into a frenzy, so Fox and Friends decided to switch gears away from Honduran migrants to ramp up their
Malaysian man who married 11-year-old Thai girl fined $448 by sharia court

Malaysian man who married 11-year-old Thai girl fined $448 by sharia court

Man who already had two wives also charged with polygamy in case that caused outrage in MalaysiaA Malaysian man who married an 11-year-old Thai girl has been fined 1,800 Malaysian Ringgit (US$450)
Chinese Muslims sent to re-education camps reminiscent of the cultural revolution

Chinese Muslims sent to re-education camps reminiscent of the cultural revolution

"The closest analogue is maybe the Cultural Revolution..." The post Chinese Muslims sent to re-education camps reminiscent of the cultural revolution appeared first on Hot Air.
'A vigilante state': Aceh's citizens take sharia law into their own hands

'A vigilante state': Aceh's citizens take sharia law into their own hands

People have started raiding, arresting and shaming anyone accused of violating the Indonesia region’s militant moral laws Everyone in the village saw it, either in the flesh or later when it was

There are now gold-backed cryptocurrencies for Muslims that conform with Sharia

Cryptocurrency is not great for your blood pressure. With prices soaring and plummeting on a weekly basis, there is a fast buck to be made,…