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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: 
12/09/2019
Summary: 

A head teacher and her father have been found guilty of running an unregistered school in a run-down building, in the second prosecution of its kind....In June 2018, inspectors from Ofsted's unregistered schools taskforce visited the school - which was described as having an Islamic ethos - and warned the head teacher that they believed the school was operating illegally.

Country: 
Australia
News Date: 
15/09/2019
Summary: 

An Adelaide butcher has been pressured to take down a sign after it was found to be “offensive and demeaning” to muslims. The Advertising Standards Board heard a complaint against Valley Butchers in August over a sign at the store. The sign read, “non halal certified” and features a picture of a kangaroo and an emu.

Country: 
Italy
News Date: 
17/09/2019
Summary: 
  • The attack took place on busy Piazza Duca d'Aosta in Milan shortly after 10:45am
  • Man reportedly stabbed soldier, 34, in neck and shoulder with pair of scissors
  • Alleged attacker is said to have shouted 'Allahu Akbar' as he was then arrested

Summary: 

Anne Marie Waters Leader, For Britain

FGM 'increasingly performed on UK babies'

Country: 
United Kingdom (UK)
News Date: 
17/09/2019
Summary: 

Female genital mutilation (FGM) is increasingly being performed on babies and infants in the UK, the Victoria Derbyshire programme has been told. FGM expert and barrister Dr Charlotte Proudman said it was "almost impossible to detect" as the girls were not in school or old enough to report it. In one report, in Yorkshire, a victim was just one month old.

Summary: 

Anne Marie Waters Leader, For Britain Indian PM raises Kashmir protests with British counterpart "Labour Party Has Become Anti-Indian": British MP On Kashmir

Country: 
United Kingdom (UK)
News Date: 
17/09/2019
Summary: 
  • "We are concerned that the definition... could be used to challenge legitimate free speech on the historical or theological actions of Islamic states. There is also a risk it could also undermine counter-terrorism powers, which seek to tackle extremism or prevent terrorism." — Martin Hewitt, Chair, National Police Chiefs' Council.

  • Islam represents an idea, not a nationality or an ethnicity. The conventional purpose of most hate-speech laws is to protect people from hatred, not ideas.

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