News

28/4/2004
Canada is embarking on an unusual judicial experiment that will allow members of its Muslim community to submit to the teachings of the Koran to resolve a variety of civil legal disputes, ranging from divorces to business conflicts.
28/4/2004
Rania al-Baz's bruised and swollen face shocked the global community - and ignited an unprecedented public debate within Saudi Arabia itself over the normally taboo issue of domestic violence.
28/4/2004
The northern state of Zamfara has introduced new Sharia laws.
27/4/2004
A review of the study of Islam and Muslims in China by Maria Jaschok and Shui Jingjun.
26/4/2004
WLUML networker Homa Hoodfar contributes to this book which contains research and commentary on the conditions, issues, debates, and discourse on the hijab in North America and specifically in Canada.
23/4/2004
"Inertia and sexism has plagued the response to HIV/AIDS and we will continue to lose vast numbers of women as a result."
21/4/2004
The Jordanian government imprisons women threatened with “honor” crimes rather than the male relatives who threaten them, Human Rights Watch said in a recent report.
20/4/2004
Fatou Sow, Claude Abati and Wassyla Tamzali discuss the current issues of the debate surrounding the banning of headscarves in French schools.
19/4/2004
Justice is not being done in Gujarat and the state government is proactively responsible for this terrible breakdown.
16/4/2004
By recognising the right of religious institutions to interfere in the exercise of European public powers, Article 51 contradicts the principle of separation between public and religious institutions.