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#Sharia Law

From TheJournal.ie 'A human rights pariah': Brunei implements death by stoning for gay sex and adultery Sharia Law

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 'Appalling': Brunei to impose death by stoning for gay sex and adultery Southeast Asia

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Fine Gael councillor to face disciplinary hearing over comments about Islam Controversial

Fine Gael councillor to face disciplinary hearing over comments about Islam

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

From TheJournal.ie Fine Gael criticises one of its councillors for 'unacceptable' comments about Islam Sharia Law

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

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

From TheJournal.ie The Sultan of Brunei has cancelled Christmas Grinch

The Sultan of Brunei has cancelled Christmas

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

From TheJournal.ie Saudi blogger's flogging for "insulting Islam" postponed Raif Badawi

Saudi blogger's flogging for "insulting Islam" postponed

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

From TheJournal.ie Christian Sudanese woman sentenced to death to be freed 'within days' Sudan

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Peter Robinson: I was misinterpreted when I said I'd trust Muslims 'to go down to the shops for me' Northern Ireland This post contains videos

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Saudi Arabia beheads man convicted of killing his relative Sharia Law

Saudi Arabia beheads man convicted of killing his relative

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

From TheJournal.ie Protests as Egyptian panel adopts draft constitution Egypt

Protests as Egyptian panel adopts draft constitution

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

From TheJournal.ie Saudi Arabia bans men from working in lingerie stores Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia bans men from working in lingerie stores

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

From TheJournal.ie Plans for Sharia-based law in Libya unveiled Libya

Plans for Sharia-based law in Libya unveiled

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.

From TheJournal.ie Saudi Arabian women given the right to vote Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabian women given the right to vote

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

From TheJournal.ie Taoiseach says Ireland will focus on 'Islamic finance' expansion Islamic Finance

Taoiseach says Ireland will focus on 'Islamic finance' expansion

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

From TheJournal.ie Blinding of Iranian criminal with acid 'postponed' Eye For An Eye

Blinding of Iranian criminal with acid 'postponed'

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.

From TheJournal.ie UAE court: men can beat their wives as long as they leave no marks UAE

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

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