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Sharia-Non-Muslims

  • Country: 
    Egypt
    News Date: 
    19/11/2018
    Summary: 

    In Egypt's majority Muslim conservative society, atheism is a longstanding taboo, and "minority Christians face ," according to The Guardian.

  • Country: 
    United Arab Emirates (the)
    News Date: 
    10/08/2018
    Summary: 
    • Dr Ellie Holman was locked up in Dubai jail with her daughter for three days
    • She was arrested at Dubai International Airport for drinking wine on flight
    • Dr Holman, 44, said conditions were 'baking hot and foul-smelling'
    • Her passport has been confiscated and case could take a year to settle 
    • She was detained by armed police after filming row with immigration official
  • Country: 
    Indonesia
    News Date: 
    01/04/2018
    Summary: 

    Police in the conservative province of Aceh have arrested two university students accused of same-sex relations after a raid, LGBT activists confirmed on Friday. Local residents in Banda Aceh, the capital of Aceh, the only province in Indonesia that adheres to the strict code of Islamic Sharia law, broke into the student accommodation on Thursday, confiscated condoms and telephones, and handed them over to the authorities, an activist, who requested anonymity, told EFE. The arrested students are 21 and 24 years old; one is of Christian Batak ethnicity, while the other is Muslim.

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