Ever since Indonesia's highest Islamic authority, the Indonesian Ulama Council (MUI) issued 11 'fatwas' or edicts against liberal Islam, a fierce debate has begun raging in the world's most populous Muslim nation on what constitutes an Islamic society.
A conference of Muslim organisations in the country under the aegis of Supreme Council for Shariah in Nigeria (SCSN) weekend asked Muslim leaders to resist the promulgation of the Child Rights Act by the various state Houses of Assembly in the north.
The network Women Living Under Muslim Laws (WLUML) extends its deepest condolences to the families of those killed and to those who suffered terrible injuries in the appalling bomb attacks in London on 7 July 2005.
WLUML would like to share this first reaction from a Londoner to the 7th July 2005 bombings which is currently being circulated by e-mail. WLUML shares many of the concerns and analysis expressed in this letter.