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Apr 25, 2017
Israel appoints country's first female sharia judge in its Muslim courtIsrael appointed its first female judge in its Muslim sharia court system on Tuesday, officials said, a move hailed as historic.
Dec 19, 2016
Chennai: Madras HC bans 'Sharia' court in mosque, directs Tamil Nadu govt to ensure implementationDirecting the Tamil Nadu government to curb unauthorised 'Sharia' courts, the Madras High Court on Monday, declared all sharia courts working out of mosques as illegal.
Jul 01, 2016
Let's debate Uniform Civil Code because we've long ignored real minoritiesThe secularism debate, which reflexively seeks a ban on any debate over Uniform Civil Code, fails to take into account that in the name of protecting Muslims or other minorities' rights, communal rights have been prioritized over human rights of individual within minority groups.
Jul 08, 2014
Sharia courts as family settlement forums are not completely badThe Supreme Court verdict on Monday terming Sharia courts in the country and the fatwas issued by them as illegal is certain to generate new discussions on Muslim personal law, but the least it should do is letting zealots demonise Islam.
Dec 31, 2013
Pakistan's sharia court gets first female judge in 33 yearsFor the first time in its history, a 56-year-old female judge was today sworn-in at Pakistan's national sharia court, which hears cases under the Islamic legislation.