Tags: Religious Law
Posted: Mon, 24 Nov 2014
The sharia succession practice note has been withdrawn by the Law Society, following widespread criticism for gender discrimination.
Posted: Tue, 21 May 2013
Khalil Ahmad Shaheedzada, a conservative lawmaker for the Herat province, said parliament withdrew the legislation because of opposition from religious parties that considered the law un-Islamic.
Posted: Wed, 07 Nov 2012
Egypt's newly-elected Coptic Christian pope said on Monday that he was alarmed at the overtly religious nature of the country's proposed new constitution.
Posted: Tue, 23 Oct 2012
Peers in the House of Lords have expressed overwhelming support for a bill to limit the power of self styled 'religious courts'.
Posted: Fri, 25 Nov 2011
Concerns are rising that gender segregation is on the increase inIsrael, especially in Jerusalem where ultra-Orthodox Jews are growing in numbers and strength.