#Islamic law

  • Article: Entering a Child Marriage in Thailand Just Got Harder

    Entering a Child Marriage in Thailand Just Got Harder

    By Leah Rodriguez|Dec. 14, 2018

    Children under the age of 17 now need more than parental approval under Islamic law. Read more

  • Article: Saudi Arabia Arrests Egyptian Man for Eating Breakfast With Woman

    Saudi Arabia Arrests Egyptian Man for Eating Breakfast With Woman

    By Leah Rodriguez|Sept. 11, 2018

    The two violated the Gulf kingdom’s conservative Islamic laws. Read more

  • Article: Indonesian Restaurant Law Bans Women and Men Eating Together

    Indonesian Restaurant Law Bans Women and Men Eating Together

    By Leah Rodriguez|Sept. 6, 2018

    Dining out in Bireuën requires male relatives be present. Read more

  • Article: Two Malaysian Women Publicly Caned for Same-Sex Relationship

    Two Malaysian Women Publicly Caned for Same-Sex Relationship

    By Leah Rodriguez|Sept. 4, 2018

    Politicians and advocates won’t tolerate the country’s strict homosexuality laws. Read more

  • Article: Tehran Police Won’t Arrest Women Who Violate Islamic Dress Code

    Tehran Police Won’t Arrest Women Who Violate Islamic Dress Code

    By Imogen Calderwood|Dec. 29, 2017

    Police in the Iranian capital will relax the strict Islamic code. Read more

  • Article: Women in Iran Are Wearing White to Protest the Forced Wearing of Hijabs

    Women in Iran Are Wearing White to Protest the Forced Wearing of Hijabs

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|June 28, 2017

    "The campaign is not against hijabs, but being forced to wear them." Read more

  • Article: Transgender Marriage is Now Legal Under Sharia Law in Pakistan

    Transgender Marriage is Now Legal Under Sharia Law in Pakistan

    By Garima Bakshi|June 28, 2016

    In a country so influenced by religious bodies, this is a positive step toward equality. Read more

  • Article: Saudi Arabia’s notorious religious police stripped of authority

    Saudi Arabia’s notorious religious police stripped of authority

    By Joe McCarthy|April 15, 2016

    It’s a cause for celebration--even if that celebration is just a sigh of relief. Read more