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'A human rights pariah': Brunei implements death by stoning for gay sex and adultery
# Sharia Law
# Sharia Law

'A human rights pariah': Brunei implements death by stoning for gay sex and adultery

Apr 3rd 2019, 7:08 AM 28,253 Views 79 Comments

The laws will make Brunei the first country in East or Southeast Asia to have a sharia penal code at the national level.

'Appalling': Brunei to impose death by stoning for gay sex and adultery
# Southeast Asia
# Southeast Asia

'Appalling': Brunei to impose death by stoning for gay sex and adultery

Mar 27th 2019, 2:24 PM 71,894 Views 132 Comments

The new law is due to come into effect next Wednesday.

Fine Gael councillor to face disciplinary hearing over comments about Islam
# Controversial
# Controversial

Fine Gael councillor to face disciplinary hearing over comments about Islam

Sep 8th 2017, 6:26 PM 14,834 Views 238 Comments

The councillor posted a series of controversial comments on Twitter regarding migrants and Islam.

Fine Gael criticises one of its councillors for 'unacceptable' comments about Islam
# Sharia Law
# Sharia Law

Fine Gael criticises one of its councillors for 'unacceptable' comments about Islam

Sep 7th 2017, 9:17 AM 27,253 Views 272 Comments

Councillor Brian Murphy claimed that Sharia law is operating in Ireland.

The Sultan of Brunei has cancelled Christmas
# Grinch
# Grinch

The Sultan of Brunei has cancelled Christmas

Dec 24th 2015, 9:51 AM 39,493 Views 156 Comments

Christmas has been banned in the tiny kingdom in a shift towards hardline Islamic law.

Saudi blogger's flogging for "insulting Islam" postponed
# Raif Badawi
# Raif Badawi

Saudi blogger's flogging for "insulting Islam" postponed

Jan 16th 2015, 7:15 AM 13,611 Views 49 Comments

Raif Badawi criticised clerics and the kingdom’s notorious religious police.

Christian Sudanese woman sentenced to death to be freed 'within days'
# Sudan
# Sudan

Christian Sudanese woman sentenced to death to be freed 'within days'

Jun 1st 2014, 9:45 AM 10,660 Views 44 Comments

Meriam Ibrahim was condemned to death by flogging and hanging for marrying a Christian man.

Peter Robinson: I was misinterpreted when I said I'd trust Muslims 'to go down to the shops for me'
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Peter Robinson: I was misinterpreted when I said I'd trust Muslims 'to go down to the shops for me'

May 29th 2014, 1:03 PM 19,806 Views 154 Comments

The North’s first minister has been criticised for his comments in defence of a controversial pastor’s sermon.

Saudi Arabia beheads man convicted of killing his relative
# Sharia Law
# Sharia Law

Saudi Arabia beheads man convicted of killing his relative

May 12th 2013, 12:40 PM 13,009 Views 95 Comments

Awad Rawili stabbed to death Jazaa Rawili, a relative, during an argument. He was executed in the northern city of Araar.

Protests as Egyptian panel adopts draft constitution
# Egypt
# Egypt

Protests as Egyptian panel adopts draft constitution

Nov 30th 2012, 7:50 AM 1,968 Views 1 Comment

Concerns have been raised about the content of the constitution and its potential restriction on freedom of expression.

Saudi Arabia bans men from working in lingerie stores
# Saudi Arabia
# Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia bans men from working in lingerie stores

Jan 5th 2012, 6:48 PM 5,828 Views 25 Comments

A new law, on the orders of King Abdullah, ends a system where women were forced to buy their underwear from male sellers.

Plans for Sharia-based law in Libya unveiled
# Libya
# Libya

Plans for Sharia-based law in Libya unveiled

Oct 24th 2011, 12:14 PM 1,248 Views 60 Comments

Libya’s interim rulers have begun laying out their plans for their two-year transition to democracy – and said that Islamic Sharia law would be the “basic source” of legislation.

Saudi Arabian women given the right to vote
# Saudi Arabia
# Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabian women given the right to vote

Sep 25th 2011, 2:08 PM 1,976 Views 18 Comments

King Abdullah has announced that from next year women will be able to vote and stand in local elections.

Taoiseach says Ireland will focus on 'Islamic finance' expansion
# Islamic Finance
# Islamic Finance

Taoiseach says Ireland will focus on 'Islamic finance' expansion

Jun 2nd 2011, 9:03 PM 1,755 Views 12 Comments

Speaking at a conference today in Dublin, Taoiseach Enda Kenny said the Central Bank has already “authorised a number of Sharia-compliant funds”.

Blinding of Iranian criminal with acid 'postponed'
# Eye For An Eye
# Eye For An Eye

Blinding of Iranian criminal with acid 'postponed'

May 14th 2011, 12:18 PM 1,687 Views 0 Comments

Ameneh Bahrami had asked that the man who poured acid on her face – leaving her blind and disfigured – suffer the same fate. The blinding was due to take place on Saturday but has been reportedly postponed.

UAE court: men can beat their wives as long as they leave no marks
# UAE
# UAE

UAE court: men can beat their wives as long as they leave no marks

Oct 20th 2010, 9:40 AM 860 Views 1 Comment

The country’s highest court makes the ruling in the case of a man who slapped and kicked his daughter and wife.