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Canada: Sharia law will be part of new review
Former NDP attorney-general Marion Boyd has been appointed to review procedures that would include the use of Islamic law to settle family disputes, the Ontario government has announced.
Canada: Another Woman Silenced: Vancouver Imam Attacks Muslim Candidate for Canadian Parliament
Attack on Syed, a graduate student in Women’s Studies at the University of British Columbia and a veteran peace and justice, civil rights and anti-violence activist.
Canada: Islamic law proposal to undergo review
The Ontario government will review plans to use Islamic law to settle family disputes before the practice is set to begin in the province.
Canada: Protest rises over Islamic law in Ontario
When Britain's Muslim community requested the right to use Islamic law to settle family disputes, the government's refusal was unequivocal.
Canada: Ontario sharia tribunals assailed
Women fighting use of Islamic law.
Canada: Position statement by the Canadian Council of Muslim Women on the proposed implementation of sections of Muslim law (Sharia) in Canada
Some Canadian Muslims are proposing the implementation of sections of Sharia [Muslim law] to settle family disputes outside the court system through arbitration committees/tribunals.
Canada: Canadian Muslims will get sharia courts to settle disputes
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.
Canada: The Muslim Veil in North America: Issues and Debates
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.
Canada: Canada prepares to enforce Islamic law
Judges will give legal sanction to disputes between Muslims.
Canada: Women Against the Occupation website launch
Easy to access information for current WAO supporters as well as women and men who want to learn about the illegal Israeli occupation of Palestinian land and its oppression of the Palestinian people.
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