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.
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.
The focus of the rallies was the supposed threat posed to the United States by Muslims allegedly advocating that Sharia law be used in the US.
This was also achieved via fruitful cooperation and high enthusiasm by the members of the committee, their expertise and strict specialization in Sharia law and law in general.
The burka and Sharia Law are not part of our culture.
I CONDEMN and reject the racist policies of UKIP to ban the burka and Sharia Law.
html) 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.