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: 
29/01/2019
Summary: 

 has agreed on a list of examples that should be deemed 'Islamophobic'. The council passed a motion last night to adopt the APPG (All-Party Parliamentary Group) definition of Islamophobia.

Country: 
France
News Date: 
06/02/2019
Summary: 

Fearing potential terrorist attacks, the south-eastern city of Grenoble will temporarily close a mosque in which imams were allegedly calling for “armed jihad.” Over 400 worshippers attended the mosque each day.

Country: 
United Kingdom (UK)
News Date: 
05/02/2019
Summary: 

Babies and toddlers are falling victim to female genital mutilation as perpetrators cut them while they are too young to remember it, a barrister has warned. When FGM is performed on an infant, it is harder to detect because they cannot report the abuse themselves and are not old enough to be at school, where the signs may be spotted by teachers or other professionals, according to Charlotte Proudman, a lawyer who specialises in the area.

Country: 
United Kingdom (UK)
News Date: 
31/01/2019
Summary: 

QUESTIONS are being asked about what happened to over £2,000 of taxpayers' money given to a Muslim charity in Worcester. Worcester's deputy mayor, gave the Jalalabad Association £1,100 for an 'educational day trip' and another £1,200 for computer equipment, in 2012. But now Worshippers at the Jalalabad Association mosque, in Vincent Road, Worcester, have cast doubt over whether the money was spent as intended

Country: 
Pakistan
News Date: 
25/04/2016
Summary: 

The level of violence against women is frighteningly high in Pakistan. Women are killed, maimed, brutally tortured, raped and persecuted to perpetuate patriarchal societal norms, and now in these precarious times, to vindicate ideology of religious fanatics. When violence against women is justified in the name of socially approved traditions, religious laws, it unwittingly serve to legitimise those societal values, structures and institutions that are the source of violence against women.

Country: 
United Kingdom (UK)
News Date: 
01/02/2019
Summary: 

A woman who mutilated her three-year-old daughter has become the first person in the UK to be found guilty of female genital mutilation (FGM). The 37-year-old mother from east London wept in the dock as she was convicted after a trial at the Old Bailey.

Country: 
Finland
News Date: 
30/01/2019
Summary: 
  • Much of the coverage of the same problem in Great Britain said that Jay had accused the Rotherham council and police of failing to tackle sexual exploitation because of misplaced "political correctness." Yet Jay says those are not the words she would use: "I have an aversion to phrases like that," she said. Instead, she believes the Labour-dominated council turned a blind eye to the problem because of "their desire to accommodate a community that would be expected to vote Labour, to not rock the boat, to keep a lid on it, to hope it would go away."

Country: 
Australia
News Date: 
31/01/2019
Summary: 

A NSW Supreme Court judge has called on Muslims to publicly disavow violent verses of the Koran that he says have been used by Islamic extremists to support terrorism in Australia.

Country: 
Cameroon
News Date: 
29/01/2019
Summary: 

Large numbers of suspected Boko Haram militants attacked the predominantly Christian villages of Gochi and Toufou in north Cameroon, on 24 January. The raids came in the middle of the night, overwhelming the soldiers on guard, forcing them to flee and causing appalling damage.

Country: 
United Kingdom (UK)
News Date: 
30/01/2019
Summary: 

A Muslim school will not allow girls to eat lunch until after boys have finished, an Ofsted chief has told MPs.

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