United Kingdom

Father and uncle found guilty in criminal court for the murder of 20-year-old Banaz Mahmod Babakir Agha.
Polygamous marriage is flourishing as the Government admits for the first time that nearly a thousand men are living legally with multiple wives in Britain.
Face veils and jilbabs may now be prohibited as a violation of school uniform policies.
Les mesures draconiennes prises au Royaume-Uni par les autorités pour empêcher la propagation des idées islamistes dans les prisons britanniques produisent l'effet inverse, selon une étude publiée.
Les directeurs des écoles britanniques vont recevoir le droit d'interdir le voile musulman ou toute autre forme de signe religieux dans leur classe.
Schools will be able to ban pupils from wearing full-face veils (niqab) on security, safety or learning grounds under new uniforms guidance issued by ministers.
Delegates deplore religious prejudice - Call for a united response across the whole community against discrimination and to promote human rights.

Many thousands in the Muslim community in Britain as well as non-British spouses of British Muslims may be in marriages or undergo divorces whose legal validity is doubtful in the eyes of the English courts and authorities such as immigration and pensions. This leaves them in a ‘married/un-married’ limbo, often referred to in legal terms as ‘limping marriages’. This publication includes articles on: British Law; Laws in Bangladesh, India and Pakistan; and European and International Law.

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