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Amber Rudd rightly rejected moves to legitimise sharia courts in the UK

Amber Rudd rightly rejected moves to legitimise sharia courts in the UK

Country: 
United Kingdom (UK)
News Date: 
02/02/2018
Sharia Watch
Summary: 

IT is absolutely right that Home Secretary Amber Rudd has rejected moves to legitimise sharia courts in Britain. In fact, it is deeply worrying that an independent review peopled by noted academics should have urged her to do so in the first place. We already have a legal system that has not only been built up over many hundreds of years but which is emulated by a third of all countries in the world. 

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Indeed, we should not be afraid to say sharia law is an affront to British values. To take just one example, sharia courts do not treat men and women equally. They have no place in this country and far from debating whether they should play a role in our legal system the authorities would do better to ensure that existing sharia courts were all closed down.