Author(s):

ECHR Ruling: 

"sharia law is incompatible with democracy and human rights"

Source: 

Annual Report 2003 of the European Court of Human Rights

Council of Europe

Country: 
United Kingdom (UK)
News Date: 
09/09/2017
Summary: 

Some teachers are too scared to discuss 9/11 with their pupils as they fear a backlash from Muslim parents, a leading expert in counter-extremism education has warned. Kamal Hanif OBE, who was appointed by the Government to turn around three schools at the heart of the “Trojan Horse” scandal, said that some teachers have a “misplaced” concern that they will cause offence if they raise 9/11 in the classroom. He said that some teachers - particularly those who work in schools with a high proportion of Muslim students -  see it as a contentious topic and shy away from teaching it.

Country: 
Malawi
News Date: 
10/09/2017
Summary: 

“Rights defenders angered by ‘kill the gays’ penalty proposed by Malawi Muslim Association,” by Elijah Phimbi, , September 9, 2017 (thanks to ):

Summary: 
  • The majority of the judges nevertheless determined that "triple talaq" was actually "against the basic tenets of the Holy Quran," and "what is bad in theology is bad in law as well." According to the decision, the practice was in violation of Article 14 of India's constitution, which guarantees the right to equality.

  • In Britain, abusive practices against Muslim women are still undertaken by Sharia Councils with impunity. In the West, the supposed dangers of multiculturalism are still regarded as more important than human rights. All Britain would need to do is enforce its own laws.

  • What supporters of this form of multiculturalism fail to realize -- or refuse to acknowledge -- is that the very existence of Sharia-compliant tribunals is not only a threat to modern justice, but necessarily abets the abuse of Muslim women, lack of equality, and the total lack of equal justice under law. In truth, justice is denied.

Country: 
India
News Date: 
06/09/2017
Summary: 

A Kuwaiti national and three women travelling with him were sent back to Dubai from Delhi airport on Monday, after the man refused to unveil the faces of the women and created a ruckus at the immigration counter.

Country: 
Norway
News Date: 
08/09/2017
Summary: 

 The Muslim candidate Fahad Qureshi from the Islam Net group refused to condemn stoning of homosexuals during a debate with Norway's immigration minister Sylvi Listhaug. He also refused to shake hands with Listhaug.

Country: 
Pakistan
News Date: 
08/09/2017
Summary: 

Sharoon Masih, the lone Christian student in his year, had only attended the school in South Punjab for three days. After complaining to his parents of bullying, he was set upon by pupils after drinking from the same glass as a Muslim, according to other students at the MC Model Boys Government School Burewala who witnessed the attack. Although anti-Christian violence is common in the Muslim nation, the youthfulness of the mob in this case marks an ugly first for the country.

Country: 
Afghanistan
News Date: 
26/12/2015
Summary: 

The  of Farkhunda Malikzada, a 27-year-old aspiring student of Islam who was accused of burning a Quran in a Muslim shrine, shocked Afghans across the country. That is because many of her killers filmed one another beating her and posted clips of her broken body on social media.

Country: 
Ireland
News Date: 
08/09/2017
Summary: 

An Irish councillor who criticised open borders immigration and the establishment of Shariah enclaves in the West has been condemned by prime minister and party leader Leo Varadkar. Brian Murphy, a councillor for the ruling Fine Gael party in Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown, used a series of Twitter  to complain Ireland’s armed forces “should not be being forced to act as a 

Country: 
Germany
News Date: 
01/05/2016
Summary: 

Germany’s rightwing Alternative für Deutschland party has approved a manifesto that states that “Islam is not part of Germany” and includes a ban on the call to prayer and the wearing of a full-face veil in public.

Country: 
Malaysia
News Date: 
27/07/2017
Summary: 

A Malaysian lawmaker has come under fire for saying that women denying sex to their husbands was a form of "psychological and emotional abuse".

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