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Two women were caned in front of 100 people in a shariah court in Terengganu on Sept 3 for attempting to commit lesbian sex. (Bernama pic)

PAS is tarnishing image of Islam

Terengganu, under PAS rule, is again in the limelight for the wrong reasons. The recent public caning meted out to two women accused of...

Indonesia’s main Muslim group criticizes blasphemy sentence

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia's largest Muslim organization has criticized the blasphemy conviction and imprisonment of a Buddhist woman who complained that the call...
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Islam & Politics | Full Panel Discussion | Oxford Union

Across the Muslim world, religion plays an increasingly prominent role in politics. Is there something inherent in Islam that lends itself to this politicisation,...
U.S. Puts $5 Million Bounty On Pakistani Taliban Leader

Christian Man Whipped Publicly for Selling Alcohol

A Christian man in Indonesia was publicly flogged on Friday for selling alcohol in violation of Islamic law. The whipping took place outside of...
U.S. Puts $5 Million Bounty On Pakistani Taliban Leader

Greece’s Muslims No Longer Forced to Follow Sharia Law

In a historic move, Greece revoked a pair of 1920s laws that required Muslims who became Greek citizens to rely on Islamic Sharia law...
Greece makes sharia law optional for Muslim minority

Greece makes sharia law optional for Muslim minority

The Greek parliament on Tuesday made the practice of Islamic sharia law in family disputes optional for the country's Muslim minority, changing a century-old...
US: Are ‘anti-Sharia’ bills legalising Islamophobia?

US: Are ‘anti-Sharia’ bills legalising Islamophobia?

At least 13 states across the United States have introduced bills that seek to ban Islamic law this year, with Texas and Arkansas enacting...
Will outlawing ‘instant divorce’ advance justice for Muslim women in India?

Will outlawing ‘instant divorce’ advance justice for Muslim women in India?

The Supreme Court of India recently struck down a specific divorce practice among its minority Muslims. The age-old practice known as “triple talaq” allowed a Muslim...
Al-Shabab Stones Man to Death in Somalia

Al-Shabab Stones Man to Death in Somalia

A 44-year-old man has been stoned to death by the al-Shabab militant group in Rama Addey town in southern Somalia's Bay region, reports say....
Blasphemy Laws Still Reign in Many Muslim Countries

Blasphemy Laws Still Reign in Many Muslim Countries

Blasphemy laws across the world were brought back into the spotlight this week after a court in Indonesia, the world's most populous Muslim country,...

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