sharia law


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Noun1.sharia law - the code of law derived from the Koran and from the teachings and example of Mohammed; "sharia is only applicable to Muslims"; "under Islamic law there is no separation of church and state"
fatwa - a ruling on a point of Islamic law that is given by a recognized authority
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
hudood, hudud - Islamic laws stating the limits ordained by Allah and including the deterrent punishments for serious crimes
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Judicial system should uphold American principles and laws of gender-equality instead of Islamic Sharia law.
Sharia law dictates that guardianship always remains with the father
As Brunei has embarked on applying the Sharia Law in the country in stages, the delegation accompanying the Sultan of Brunei will include the State Mufti of Brunei Haji Abdul-Aziz Juned, said the ambassador.
Fear of Sharia law invading the United States once again reared its head last week, this time in the Idaho state legislature.
THERESA May yesterday demanded a review of Sharia law in Britain and powers to shut extremist mosques.
UP'S Urban Development and Minority Affairs Minister Azam Khan has said by asking Hindu families to have 10 kids, Swami Vasudevanand Saraswati has supported the Sharia law of Islam which doesn't preach birth control.
Riyadh, Muharram 3, 1435, Oct 27, 2014, SPA -- Three lawyers who were accused of publishing their opposition to the Saudi judiciary and Sharia law system were today sentenced to different terms of imprisonment.
However, the latest ICM opinion poll indicates that 41 per cent of British Muslims want Sharia law introduced into the UK.
I AM outraged to find that Sharia Law is being enshrined into the British legal system.
A global outcry erupted in May after Ishag was sentenced under sharia law to hang for apostasy.
Washington, May 26 ( ANI ): Seventeen women in Syria were detained by members of Deir Ezzor's Al Sharia Law Authority for violating the Islamic law during a woman's wedding celebration in a private home.
The Bahraini mother had filed a case requesting the court to order the father to hand over their daughter to her as she has the right to custody of her daughter in accordance with Sharia law.