Shariah’s inroads around the world
Olivier Guitta of the Foundation for the Defense of Democracies has written a sobering piece for the Middle East Times about the spread of Shariah. He gives summaries of developments in Pakistan, Italy, France, Great Britain and Switzerland, with a particular emphasis on family law and the rights of women.
Of particular interest was this comment by a Muslim member of the British parliament actually speaking against Shariah:
Sadiq Khan, a British Muslim MP said that Sharia courts would discourage Muslims from developing links with other cultural and ethnic groups. He feared also that women could be “abused” by Sharia courts, which may give unequal bargaining power to the sexes.
The article is available in its entirety here: