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Oct 18, 2017
Supreme Court criminalising sex with minor wife ends conflict in rules, but verdict is too simplistic for a complex problemSupreme Court order criminalising sex with minor wife ends conflict in rules on child abuse and child marriage, but it also makes sexually active adolescents vulnerable
Oct 13, 2017
Pakistan senate rejects call for raising legal age of marriage from 16 to 18, terms it 'un-Islamic'Pakistan senators have rejected a bid to raise the legal age of marriage for women from 16 to 18, a senator told AFP, declaring it "un-Islamic" in a decision condemned by human rights activists.
Aug 23, 2017
Supreme Court strikes down triple talaq: Tracing evolution and origin of divorce through Islamic historyReacting to the Supreme Court striking down triple talaq among Muslims, Islamic scholar Maulana Wahiduddin said the "laws have been rectified" and women have "nothing to complain about
Aug 22, 2017
Triple talaq verdict: Arun Jaitley lauds judgment as victory for crusaders of progressive personal lawsArun Jaitley said the verdict is the law of the land now and a great victory, lauding the Supreme Court ruling that declared triple talaq unconstitutional
Aug 22, 2017
Triple talaq verdict: AIMPLB's Zafaryab Jilani hails SC judgment but questions its relevance in Sharia lawZafaryab Jilani, a member of AIMPLB welcomed the SC decision striking down the practice of triple talaq but asked what would happen to Muslim women who follow the Sharia.
Aug 22, 2017
Supreme Court terms triple talaq 'illegal', 'unconstitutional': In 3:2 judgment, SC declares instant divorce 'invalid'The Supreme Court has upheld the practice of triple talaq for six months, and has asked Union Government to bring legislation within the time-frame.
Aug 21, 2017
SC to pronounce triple talaq verdict today: A primer on the practice and positions of partiesAs Chief Justice JS Khehar demits office this week, the Supreme Court has geared up to deliver the judgment on triple talaq before the next CJI takes over.
Jun 11, 2017
Anti-Sharia rallies across US draw hundreds of counter-protestsProtesters held rallies across the United States on Saturday to denounce sharia law, that organizers say poses a threat to American freedom
Jun 04, 2017
For Indians on death row in the UAE, reprieve comes from an NRI entrepreneurSP Singh Oberoi has rescued 89 Indians from death row after paying over three million USD in 'blood money'
May 23, 2017
Indonesian men publicly caned for gay sex, defying Sharia law in Aceh provincePublic caning has long been common for offences such as gambling and drinking in Aceh, which was given the right to implement sharia law in 2001