Sharia Law News
Pak Taliban plans to 'liberate' Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, establish Sharia rule
According to a report, TTP receives ideological guidance from al-Qaeda, and some al-Qaeda members use TTP as a "safe haven" in the Pashtun region near the Afghanistan-Pakistan border
Attested Lunacy: Child marriages ‘fixed’ with notarised documents in India's Assam
Assam government is seized of the matter and the chief secretary, the highest ranking administrative services officer of the state, has taken the matter up. The issue was raised with the state government by NCPCR
WATCH: Taliban barbarity in Afghanistan; Afghan woman brutally flogged in public
Taliban rule in Afghanistan was especially harsh on Afghan women as they had to wear the burqa, were forbidden from stepping outdoors and were subjected to brutal pubic flogging at even the smallest pretext
Ever heard of Talaq-e-Kinaya or Talaq-e-Bain? Supreme Court stunned too; declares void
The petitioner, said in her PIL that she was married to her husband as per Muslim rites on October 22, 2020, and after the marriage, she was tortured physically-mentally by the husband and his parents for dowry
Afghanistan: Kabul University student arrested after accusing top Taliban official of rape & forced marriage
Elaha identified herself as the daughter of an intelligence service general under the former government. She said Taliban interior ministry spokesman Saeed Khosti had forced her into marriage six months ago
Why the obsession with Hijab doesn’t help Muslims
The hijab today is not just about Muslim identity. It has become a test for a community’s ability to adapt and evolve.
Taliban burn musical instrument in front of musician in Afghanistan's Paktia province
Since the Taliban took over Afghanistan last year, the hardline Islamists have banned music at weddings, beheaded mannequins and called upon Afghanistan TV channels to stop casting women
Taliban says it will establish 'potent and effective' administration for women under Sharia law
Taliban spokesperson Zabiullah Mujahid said that they will establish for women a potent and effective administration under the Sharia law, reported The Khaama Press News Agency.
Taliban declare victory from Kabul airport, promise security but Afghanistan needs a lot more
What the Taliban face what could be a series of major crises as they fully take over the government
Saudi Arabia bans flogging as form of punishment, convicts to be handed jail sentences and fines instead
Saudi Arabia is ending flogging as a form of punishment, according to a document from the kingdom’s top court seen by Reuters
Ayodhya hearing in SC: Birthplace of Lord Ram also a juristic entity capable of filing lawsuits, Hindu party tells apex court
The birthplace of Lord Ram at the disputed site in Ayodhya can also be treated as a "juristic entity" besides the deity himself and is capable of filing lawsuits to lay claim over the land, a Hindu party told the Supreme Court on Monday
Sudan: Talks suspended between protest leaders and military; Islamist movements back army to maintain Sharia law
The Islamists have also backed the army's demands that the head of Sudan's new governing body be a military figure — putting them at odds with protesters who want civilian rule
Los Angeles calls for boycott of Brunei-owned hotels as sultanate brings in law of death by stoning for homosexuality, adultery
The new Islamic penal code, or Sharia law, which is to come into force in the tiny southeast Asian sultanate on Wednesday, has already drawn fierce criticism from rights groups and the United Nations
Court orders South Africa govt to recognise Muslim marriages, allots two years' time to 'rectify failure'
Under South Africa common law, Muslim marriages are not recognised, limiting the options of Muslim women to seek legal recourse in the event of divorce.
AIMPLB demands withdrawal of triple talaq bill, says it's against Sharia law and will 'ruin Muslim families'
The All India Muslim Personal Law Board demanded the withdrawal of the triple talaq bill, saying no Muslim organisation or scholar was consulted during its drafting
BMMA welcomes Centre's draft law on triple talaq, demands ban on 'halala' and polygamy
An NGO spearheading the movement against triple talaq on Saturday welcomed the draft law prepared by the Centre to curb the practice, but demanded that it should also prescribe arbitration before divorce as well as ban 'halala' and polygamy.
Supreme Court criminalising sex with minor wife ends conflict in rules, but verdict is too simplistic for a complex problem
Supreme 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
Supreme Court strikes down triple talaq: Tracing evolution and origin of divorce through Islamic history
Reacting 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
Triple talaq verdict: Arun Jaitley lauds judgment as victory for crusaders of progressive personal laws
Arun 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
Triple talaq verdict: AIMPLB's Zafaryab Jilani hails SC judgment but questions its relevance in Sharia law
Zafaryab 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.