Posts tagged "shari’ah law"

America Has a Muslim Problem

Mary Slossen, a fellow at the USC Annenberg School for Communication Journalism blogs at their site, The Scoop, that recently proposed government hearings on the radicalization of American Muslim communities will only hinder the established cooperation these communities have with law enforcement groups, both local and federal.  In addition to needlessly singling out Muslim...

Two Courts

29 December 2005 From Malaysia comes a case of conflict between civilian and Shariah courts, which tangled this week over a Hindu widow’s wishes to bury her husband according to her — and, she claimed, her late husband’s — Hindu traditions. The widow, Kaliammal Sinnasamy, had appealed to the secular High Court after a Sharia...

Daily Links 22 December 2004

Diversity a la Booth Cherie Booth, wife of British P.M. Tony Blair, has intervened in the case of a 15-year old Muslim girl who was prevented from wearing a burqa to school. Booth claims the school violated the student’s homan rights, and is seeking a declaration that the school acted unlawfully. “‘I say our policy is to...