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'I don't accept that terrorism has nothing to do with Islam': Female Imam who banned burqas in her liberal mosque says UK Sharia courts breed extremism and must be shut down

'I don't accept that terrorism has nothing to do with Islam': Female Imam who banned burqas in her liberal mosque says UK Sharia courts breed extremism and must be shut down

Country: 
United Kingdom (UK)
News Date: 
26/07/2017
Sharia Watch
Summary: 
  • Seyran Ates, female Imam, opened a liberal mosque for all Muslims in 
  • Mosque in Berlin is for women, men, Sunni, Shiite, straight and gay Muslims - the only rule is that the burka or niqab is banned
  • Ms Ates, 54, is in London to find a venue to open 'all welcome' mosque in the UK
  • She says it was a mistake to open strict, Islamic law Sharia courts in this country
  • She claims hardline courts alienate liberal Muslims and support fundamentalists

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