Tag Archives: Islamic jurisprudence

08Jul/17

Facebook meets Pakistan government after blasphemy death sentence

ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN (JULY 7, 2017) (INTERIOR MINISTRY HANDOUT) – A senior Facebook official met with Pakistan’s interior minister on Friday (July 7) to discuss a demand that the company prevent blasphemous content or be blocked.
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05Mar/17

Muslim woman in southern India ‘divorced’ over WhatsApp

A Muslim woman in India’s southern Hyderabad city claims she was divorced by her husband, who lives in the United States, over WhatsApp.

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22Mar/15

Local bill on Muslim tribunal in Texas stirs sentiments

(NVO) – A city council in Irving, Texas, has voted to back a bill that some say would single out Muslims in their use of an Islamic Tribunal.

The bill stipulates that foreign law, in this case Sharia law, does not apply to U.S. courts, particularly not in family law cases.
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