talaq

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talaq

(tæˈlɑːk) or

talak

n
(Islam) a form of divorce under Islamic law in which the husband repudiates the marriage by saying 'talaq' three times
[C21: from Arabic ṭalaḳ divorce, from ṭalaḳas to repudiate]
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Triple Talaq, also known as talaq-e-biddat,( instant divorce) and talaq-e-mughallazah (irrevocable divorce), is a form of Islamic divorce which has been used by Muslims.
Her comments came a day after the Supreme Court concluded hearing arguments against and in favour of the Islamic divorce practice that allows men to split up with their wives by saying " talaq" thrice.
The Supreme Court said last week that it would first examine whether the Islamic divorce practice 'is fundamental to religion' and whether it falls in the category of enforceable fundamental rights.
This allowed Ms Estrada to apply for financial relief in England because she could not bring a case in Saudi Arabia following an Islamic divorce.
Simon Mills, mitigating for Master, said that his client and his wife had recently been through an Islamic divorce and he had been shunned by members of his community.
Men are then given a "talaq nama"--a document that makes the Islamic divorce official--which they must sign in front of two witnesses.
On June 4, 2012 "The Independent" reported Charlotte Proudman, who has represented Muslim women pro bono at Sharia courts across the UK, received a call from Nasrin, who pleaded for help to obtain an Islamic divorce from a forced marriage characterized by rape and physical violence.
Dr Julie Macfarlane is Professor of Law at the University of Windsor and the author of Islamic Divorce in North America: A Shari'a Path in a Secular Society (Oxford University Press).
Which is why the use of new technology to institute Islamic divorce proceedings (as reported elsewhere in this newspaper)is being discouraged after a Malaysian Islamic court annulled a marriage last week after the husband sent his wife a text message declaring his intentions.
The Islamic divorce practice, legal under the Muslim Personal Law of Shariat, allows husbands to separate from their wives by uttering the word 'talaq' three times.
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