shariah, shariah law, sharia, sharia law, Islamic law(noun)
the code of law derived from the Koran and from the teachings and example of Mohammed
"sharia is only applicable to Muslims"; "under Islamic law there is no separation of church and state"
The body of divine law, a legal system or legislation based on the koran and the religion of islam that is compatible with human rights, freedom of religion and is legally applicable to a person who is a muslim.
Sharia law is used in some theocracies around the world and is used as their main laws with their country, it is also recognized in other countries.
The numerical value of sharia law in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of sharia law in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
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Listen, you dogs, the president and ministers, if only you knew how many boys, our brothers are here, waiting and yearning to return to Tajikistan to re-establish sharia law there.
When you read about the people who want sharia law in Copenhagen and disallow voting, what kind of 'thank you' is that? Shouldn't they just be happy they're allowed to be here, i’m not allowed to say it, but we need to decide what kind of refugees we want to take in.
Instead of stating you can be a good Australian and a good Muslim at the same time, he’s somehow throwing Islam under the bus and that’s where he got in trouble, muslims around the world follow sharia law every day of their lives when they pray, when they fast. There is no inherent conflict being a law-abiding Australian or American and practicing Islam. That’s a false premise.
I personally know, first of all, that there are Americans that are Muslims and that are also very patriotic and they love the United States of America and they don't want to see any Sharia law and they don't want to see anything like that happen in this country, i don't believe anyone should be disqualified from the presidency because of their denomination or because of their faith. I believe in that strongly.
The number of Christians in Iran is estimated at between 200,000 and 500,000, out of an overall population of nearly 78 million. Although the Islamic Republic’s constitution guarantees on paper that Christianity, Judaism, and Zoroastrianism are protected religions, the application of Sharia Law — or Islamic Law — relegates the members of the minority religions to second class citizens. The historical term for a subjugated non-Muslim religious minority member living in an Islamic society is dhimmi. In response to multiple FoxNews.com media queries about the convicted Iranian Christians, Hamid Babaei, head of the press office in the Mission of the Islamic Republic of Iran to the United Nations in New York, declined to comment. Saba Farzan said the latest crackdown is further affirmation that the current talks between the U.S. and Iran on lifting economic sanctions in exchange for guarantees Iran won't pursue nuclear weapons can not proceed in good faith. They never made sense and never will, Saba Farzan said. The West can't discuss arms control with a leadership that oppresses religious minorities and human rights activists.
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