Invitation to legislate misogyny

The lying Muslim Arbitration Tribunal (also known as a Sharia court) has been sending out letters to lawyers inviting them to legislate misogyny. As I’ve explained countless times, sharia law – or any religious law for that matter – is discriminatory and unfair (at best), and medieval and barbaric (when it’s at its best). Yes, Sharia’s family code is not stonings and amputations (that’s its criminal code) but the denial of women’s and children’s rights in the family are pillars of suppression in countries under Islamic rule.

There will of course be loads of lawyers willing to take them up on their offer – money talks after all – lawyers like Aina Khan who have made it their business to defend Sharia and not people. Here’s their letter: [Read more...]

Celebrate our third anniversary by donating to One Law for All

Dear friend

10 December 2011 will be One Law for All’s third anniversary. We were established in 2008 to oppose Sharia and religious law courts and demand one secular law for all.

Several years back, a campaign similar to ours (and one that I was involved with) managed to push back religious courts in Canada’s Ontario province. The same can and must be done here. [Read more...]

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 parents’ religion or culture, are at risk of being denied these protections. [Read more...]

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 also the pathetic excuse of a pro-Islamist left who sides with Islamism at the expense of the population at large… [Read more...]