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Category Archive: Sharia

Nov 25 2011

You don’t have a bra on!

Here’s an interview with Elham who was recently stopped by the security forces in Iran on her dress code. This time, however, she wasn’t stopped for improper veiling but because she wasn’t wearing a bra!

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Nov 22 2011

She is… Blasphemy Day by Nesrine

Hassan Radwan just sent in the following translation – It’s not subtitled but this is my translation below – btw the narrator is Nesrin is a Lebanese member of CEMB and bornwithoutreligion is the woman in the video:

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Nov 22 2011

I wish I were there with you

A lawyer living in Iran sent in the below message when he found out about today’s seminar on Sharia and the Childrens Act. Whilst today’s seminar addresses Sharia courts here in Britain, it is astounding how similar Sharia rulings are no matter where you live.

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Nov 22 2011

Seminar today on Sharia Law and the Children Act

One Law for All will host a seminar to explore the terms of the Children Act and whether these are compatible with the tenets and practice of sharia law. It will look at the protections provided to children by the provisions of the Children Act and ask if children in Britain, by virtue of their …

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Nov 08 2011

Simplicity is killing us…

In September 2011, I spoke at a meeting on Sharia law in Copenhagen, Denmark organised by the Danish atheists. The discussion was on sharia law but as in most talks on the issue, I also dealt extensively with the far-Right, the racist scapegoating and blaming of immigrants and Muslims for the crimes of Islamism and …

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Sep 07 2010

UAF: We are waiting for your response!

We sent this letter off to United Against Fascism on July 8. You think they could have responded by now? Dear Sir/Madam The One Law for All Campaign was launched on 10 December 2008, International Human Rights Day, to call on the UK Government to recognise that Sharia and religious courts are arbitrary and discriminatory …

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Apr 28 2010

The fight for a secular society in Iran is intrinsically linked to the fight for a secular one in Britain

I received the following letter from ‘a group of students from Tehran University the other day. They wrote: ‘We are a group of Iranian students at Tehran University. We found about your group activity two years ago when you held an event on 10th of October 2008 (International day against the Death Penalty). We all …

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Apr 23 2010

Support One Law for All

One Law for All held a successful seminar on Sharia Law on Monday 8 March 2010 at Conway Hall in London to mark International Women’s Day. The seminar outlined the problems with Sharia Councils and tribunals and proposed recommendations for prohibiting religious courts and bringing about equal rights for all. A report of the seminar’s …

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