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    obedience to the Islamic law or Sharia derived from the Koran and the life and sayings of the Prophet Mohammed. (Cox and Marks, 5) Thus, it drives many people to commit heinous crimes against humanity to protect what they trust in. Many researchers defined Islamic ideology as a monolithic, intolerant of dissent and lacking in individual freedoms. “Control is attempted over all aspects of Islam…Liberal clauses are overridden by clauses requiring conformity with sharia law. Religion and politics…

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    Malala Yousfazai

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    an area in Pakistan where the Taliban held hostage. The Taliban did everything from civil rights violations, torture, public killings and many other horrific offenses to any person's dignity. The Taliban imposed strict adherence to something called Sharia…

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    Women 's rights in Egypt have long been severely restricted due to Sharia (Islamic law) and cultural traditions. The laws in Egypt act like an enemy of women 's rights as they are based on gender discriminatory. How can a woman has unequal value of a man and treated differently! So, it was the time for the women to unite and stand together to get back their freedom and proof to the world that they are not birds placed in cages. They asked for their rights; freedom of speech and to be treated…

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    was not a solution because they did not sprout from the traditions and customs of the Islamic world. However, the Caliph was bound to consultation, shura , of the umma. He was not infallible and received no revelations from God. In the context of Sharia reform, the authors suggest that he paid serious attention to the role of women in the community. Not only the Shari'a, also habits and traditions were discussed by him. He also spent time on this topic, because the role of women in Islam was a…

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    Iraq Women's Rights

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    law only lasted four years because General Qassin was overthrown and murdered by Abdel-Salam Arif, Abdel-Karim’s erstwhile comrade (Ahmed 157). Arif repealed the personal status law in 1963 and implemented rules solely based on Sharia (Islamic Law). The introduction of Sharia in Iraqi society had its immediate effect on woman by causing them to lose many rights that were protected by the personal status law because of the strict interpretation of the Quran. Surprisingly, the year 1968 marked the…

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    The insurgency is blamed for catastrophic attacks aimed against Somali nationals and foreign aid workers. In June 2006, members of Al Shabbab kidnapped four western aide workers and more than a dozen Somali’s. (Article, Fall of Mogadishu Leaves US Policy in Ruins, The Guardian 2006). This incident greatly affected the presence of aid workers in Somalia and has resulted in the African Union amending its policy on sending western aid workers into Somalia. Shabbab has also carried out car bombing…

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    What is morality? Morality is an abstract concept in which one perceives certain actions as right or wrong, mostly based on religion. However, these ethics vary among societies; in a country in which Islam is seen as the main religion and Sharia law is adapted, women can only have one husband while men are allowed to have up to four wives. This is a direct example that proves the natural law theory by explaining that a connection between law and morality exists. The natural law theory tries to…

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    One of these laws is called the Sharia Law. The Sharia Law is a code that is the Afghan’s interpretation of the Koran. The Koran to them is like the bible to Americans. The Sharia Law enforces and addresses topics such as politics, economics, legal issues, and other exclusive matter. These restrictions are closely followed by the women, because if they are…

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    The rise of Radio Mullah began as any tyrannical movement has, an ordinary man that was charismatic and persuasive exploiting the ignorance of people looking for strength and God. A mullah is a Muslim learned in Islamic theology and sacred law. Maulana Fazullah used to operate the pulley chair to cross the Swat River and studied at the madrasa of Maulana Sufi Mohammad, founder of TNSM (Movement for the Enforcement of Islamic Law). What many people didn’t know was that Fazullah was a “high school…

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    Somalians also have no tribes but and are distinctive in Africa since they are fused by one terminology, and practice a flexible model of Islam. Located along one of many most ideal sites in the world, Somalia had all of the ingredients to ascertain a peaceful state that is combined. Nevertheless, Somalis goal to combine all Somali people including those living in Djibouti, Ethiopia (Ogaden), Kenya (Upper Frontier Area - NFD) into a Better Somalia brought it into crash with Ethiopia and also to…

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