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: 
Kenya
News Date: 
15/01/2019
Summary: 

Witnesses in the Kenyan capital said four armed men had rushed into the dusitD2 compound, which includes a hotel and several office buildings housing international companies, at about 3pm on Tuesday. Sustained automatic gunfire and grenade explosions were heard shortly afterwards, as scores of people fled the scene.

Country: 
United Kingdom (UK)
News Date: 
14/01/2019
Summary: 

Detectives investigating historic allegations of child sex abuse in Kirklees have arrested 55 men as part of an ongoing investigation. The individuals were arrested from addresses in Dewsbury, Batley and Bradford over the last few months, West Yorkshire Police revealed today. All 55 have been interviewed and released under investigation as detectives continue to make inquiries.

Country: 
United Kingdom (UK)
News Date: 
08/01/2019
Summary: 

TEN men have appeared at  accused of preying on two vulnerable girls in care.

Country: 
United Kingdom (UK)
News Date: 
11/01/2019
Summary: 

A ruling member of Hamas has stood down as a trustee of one of Britain’s most prominent mosques after an inquiry by the charity regulator.

Country: 
United Kingdom (UK)
News Date: 
15/08/2018
Summary: 

An animal sanctuary which exposed abuse at a Halal slaughterhouse in south Norfolk said today it was shocked at the “lenient” sentences given to the men behind the abuse.

Country: 
United Kingdom (UK)
News Date: 
09/01/2019
Summary: 

In a now-deleted Tweet, BBC Asian network asked viewers if they ‘respected the decision’ of a teenager who fled Saudi Arabia saying she would be killed for renouncing Islam. The Tweet read, ’18-year-old Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun fled Saudi Arabia as she said her family would kill her for choosing to leave Islam – do you respect her decision?’ The Tweet was rapidly picked up by Media Guido – and the BBC posted an edited version minus the part about ‘respecting her decision.’

Country: 
United Kingdom (UK)
News Date: 
09/01/2019
Summary: 

In a now-deleted Tweet, BBC Asian network asked viewers if they ‘respected the decision’ of a teenager who fled Saudi Arabia saying she would be killed for renouncing Islam. The Tweet read, ’18-year-old Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun fled Saudi Arabia as she said her family would kill her for choosing to leave Islam – do you respect her decision?’ The Tweet was rapidly picked up by Media Guido – and the BBC posted an edited version minus the part about ‘respecting her decision.’

Country: 
Iran (Islamic Republic of)
News Date: 
28/12/2018
Summary: 

A 25-year-old woman identified only as Noushin, 25, was hanged in Iran, the state-run Young Journalist Club reported on December 22, 2018. The news agency did not mention the exact place and time of execution. Noushin had been interviewed by a state-media reporter the same day she was hanged when she was waiting in the courtyard for her execution. The state media reported that Noushin was convicted of murdering a man, Soheil, who had promised to marry her, but took advantage of her, and subsequently brutalized, blackmailed and forced her into having sexual relations with his

Summary: 

The halal market hasn’t stopped growing since the 1980s. But according to anthropologist Florence Bergeaud-Blackler, author of the new book “The Halal Market or The Invention of a Tradition”, buying halal is not a religious obligation. Food, clothing cosmetics, banks… The halal certification label is everywhere. But is it a religious obligation? Not according to .

Country: 
Belgium
News Date: 
05/01/2019
Summary: 

A Belgian ban on the Muslim and Jewish ways of ritually slaughtering animals went into effect on New Year’s Day, part of a clash across Europe over the balance between animal welfare and religious freedom.

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