Posts Tagged ‘Sharia law’

Christian mother facing execution gives birth in Sudan prison

Friday, May 30th, 2014

A Sudanese Christian mother sentenced to hang for apostasy has given birth to a baby girl in a Khartoum prison. Meriam Yehya Ibrahim was last month sentenced to death after refusing to renounce her faith. Mrs Ibrahim was raised as an Orthodox Christian by her mother, but her absent father was Muslim. The Public Order Read more

Sudanese women’s death sentence: Why no outcry from NZ?

Tuesday, May 27th, 2014

Right to Life New Zealand is asking why there is the outcry from The New Zealand government about the Sudanese woman who has been condemned to death unless she recants her Christian faith. It is calling on the government to petition the Sudanese government to immediately release Mariam Ibrahim from imprisonment. Ibrahim, a Sudanese mother, Read more

Brunei moves to introduce national Sharia code

Friday, October 25th, 2013

The Sultan of Brunei says his country will begin enforcing a tough Islamic penal code in six months’ time. Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah said authorities had been considering the new Sharia Penal Code for years and it will be enforced in ‘phases’. Punishments under the Hudud code may include stoning for adultery, amputation for theft and Read more

Wanted: Interest-free loans for Australian Muslims

Tuesday, July 12th, 2011

Australian Muslims want interest-free loans for religious reasons, and recognition of sharia law as it applies to banking practices and family law. These are the main outcomes from a survey of Australia’s Muslim leaders and revealed by the Sun Herald newspaper. Imam Yusuf Parker, from the Alhidayah Centre in Perth, said Islam forbade the charging or Read more