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Muslim woman reportedly raped by husband after seeking divorce through Sharia court

Muslim woman reportedly raped by husband after seeking divorce through Sharia court

Country: 
United Kingdom (UK)
News Date: 
14/11/2016
Sharia Watch
Summary: 

A young British-Pakistani woman reportedly was raped by her husband and left fearing for her and her children’s lives after a Sharia court forced to her reveal her address and to try and get back with him. "Lubna," which is not her real name, had already obtained a legal divorce through the British courts from her violent husband, but after her mother was pressured by the Muslim community in which they lived in London, she was forced to seek a Sharia divorce as well. First the clerics tried to persuade her to attempt a reconciliation with her abusive husband. Then, after they disclosed her address, he threatened to kill her, kidnapped her children, and subjected her to an horrific rape that left her needing an abortion, reports .