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How to use Sharia in a sentence
Women cyclists are especially vulnerable under the Taliban, which is imposing a radical interpretation of Sharia law in its return to power.The Incredible Backstory of How Women Cyclists Were Evacuated Out of Afghanistan | cobrien | October 21, 2021 | Outside Online
Under the Taliban’s interpretation of Sharia law, homosexuality is punished by death.
This causes an escalation of the threats to anyone who opposes Sharia law or who lives differently than what Sharia law allows.
Just as it was for ISIS in Iraq, Sharia law is the Taliban’s guiding compass as it establishes its rule over Afghanistan’s government and society.EXCLUSIVE: 64 members of Congress urge US to evacuate LGBTQ Afghans | Michael K. Lavers | August 24, 2021 | Washington Blade
Maydaa on Tuesday noted to the Washington Blade that the Taliban use Sharia law to target LGBTQ people.
Advocates claimed that it helped to preserve virtue and to affirm the application of Sharia law.Saudi Activist Manal Al-Sharif on Why She Removed the Veil | Manal Al Sharif, Advancing Human Rights | October 30, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Certainly the American idea of separation between church and state is lost in Sharia-style governance.
These fanatical groups wish to create fundamentalist enclaves in which some version of Sharia law will prevail.
To Western eyes and ears, Sharia law seems devoid of respect for differences of opinion or complex moral thinking.
Earlier this week she pleaded with ISIS to uphold the verdict of a makeshift Sharia court, which ruled that he was not a spy.
She was in an arabeeyeh, and passed me quickly along the Sharia en-Nahhasin.The Return of Dr. Fu-Manchu | Sax Rohmer
British Dictionary definitions for sharia
the body of canonical law based on the Koran that lays down certain duties and penalties for Muslims
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