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Sep 23, 2018
'Wrong to brand everything concerning Islam anti-women': Lawyer-activist Flavia Agnes speaks on darul qazas, triple talaqStudies have shown that the main beneficiaries of Islamic alternative dispute resolutions largely consist of women, agitating for divorce, land and other family disputes.
Jul 22, 2018
AIMPLB's Sharia courts: Justification on basis of easy access for the poor misses the point that the poor will be its victimsAlthough decisions of Sharia courts are not enforceable through the State, the poor may be coerced to accept their decisions through extra-legal means.
Jul 15, 2018
AIMPLB gets proposals to open 10 'Sharia courts' from different parts of country, approves setting up of fiveThe All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) has got proposals from various parts of the country to open 10 Sharia courts (Darul Qaza), out of which five have been approved and will be opened soon, board secretary Zafaryab Jilani said on Sunday.
Jul 12, 2018
AIMPLB's Sharia courts announcement is an attempt to subvert rule of law to establish Islamic lawThe attempt to establish Sharia courts in India is an attempt to establish a private parallel judicial system which cannot be permitted by law
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.