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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ISLAMABAD -- The Supreme Court (SC) refused on Monday to entertain a petition filed by the Lal Masjid cleric calling for the imposition of Sharia Law in the country.
The first state to pass such a law, Oklahoma, specifically cited Sharia law as the threat to be countered.
She said: "We hope that our recommendations, Sharia law jurisdiction in we would not endorse regulation, could present as an to UK Home which result largely from the evidence we heard, can reduce discrimination and offer possible ways forward to help Muslim women gain greater confidence and agency over their lives."
Closeness is seen as a step towards pre-martial sex which is against Sharia Law and as a result the couple each received 20 lashes, in front of gathering crowds.
In the interview, Abu Hafs explained that they carried out the attack to forcibly implement the Islamic Sharia Law in Marawi.
KUWAIT, June 11 (KUNA) -- His Highness Sheikh Nasser Mohammad Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah accompanied by Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense Sheikh Mohammed Al-Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah visited Sunday evening headquarters of Supreme Consultative Committee on the Implementation of the Muslim Sharia Law, on the occasion of the holy month of Ramadan.
DEAR Editor, With regard to a letter (Post, April 27) by Mohammed Shafiq, who says he condemns and rejects UKIP and calls them racist because they want to ban the burka and Sharia Law: can I just remind Mr Shafiq, that a few days after Sadiq Khan was voted in as mayor of London, he immediately banned posters and pictures of British women on buses and underground stations, as they offended the Muslim population.
I CONDEMN and reject the racist policies of UKIP to ban the burka and Sharia Law. Their proposal to ban Muslim women from choosing how to dress is an affront against liberal values in free societies and we in the British Muslim community will campaign against this stupid idea.
The act was done as a form of punishment for disobeying the ( Sharia law , a strict interpretation of an Islamic set of principles, according to Tarek Fatah.
The remaining EGP 50m will finance small projects according to various funding formulas, in accordance with Sharia law.
Under Sharia Law, theft can be substantiated through a confession
THERESA May yesterday demanded a review of Sharia law in Britain and powers to shut extremist mosques.