5 07, 2016

Help us get Elham Manea’s book on Women and Sharia Law to Every MP

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Elham Manea's new book "Women and Sharia Law: The Impact of Legal Pluralism in the UK" (I. B. Tauris, May 2016) provides considerable evidence to show how Sharia courts violate [...]

4 07, 2016

Personal Testimonies by Women on Inequities of Sharia Courts

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Updated 7 December 2016 The accommodation of arbitration systems to govern private and family matters had led, arguably, to the greatest human rights violations of minority women in the UK. Personal [...]

4 07, 2016

PRESS RELEASE: Campaigners urge government to fully and impartially investigate Sharia bodies

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4 July 2016 Today, an unprecedented number of women's rights campaigners and organisations from Britain and internationally have submitted a letter to the Home Secretary raising serious concerns about the [...]

4 07, 2016

Open letter to the Home Secretary: The law and not religion is basis of justice for citizens

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For more information on the open letter, please contact Pragna Patel (Southall Black Sisters), Gina Khan and Maryam Namazie (One Law for All) and Gita Sahgal (Centre for Secular Space). [...]

2 07, 2016

Background on Imams and Scholars on Sharia Inquiry

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Updated 4 July 2016 The accommodation of arbitration systems to govern private and family matters had led, arguably, to the greatest human rights violations of minority women in the UK. [...]

8 06, 2016

Reason Rally 2016: Out, Loud and Proud for Secularism

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Below is my speech at Reason Rally 2016 on 4 June 2016 in Washington DC. I'm very happy to be here. Thanks to the organisers for this wonderful event. Thanks [...]

28 05, 2016

Is sharia discriminatory against women?

By | May 28th, 2016|Press Releases, Spotlight|Comments Off on Is sharia discriminatory against women?

The accommodation of arbitration systems to govern private and family matters had led, arguably, to the greatest human rights violations of minority women in the UK. An open letter by [...]

3 05, 2016

Statement on attacks on atheists, secularists, and religious minorities in Bangladesh

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Protect the rights to freedom of religion, belief, and expression. Statement on attacks on atheists, secularists, and religious minorities in Bangladesh May 3, 2016 We, the undersigned academics, intellectuals, human [...]

29 04, 2016

Conference with New Evidence on Sharia Courts in Britain and Adverse effects of Legal Pluralism for Women

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Press Release For Immediate Release 29 April 2016 On Saturday 30 April 2016, women's rights campaigners will speak at a "Conference on Sharia Law, Legal Pluralism and Access to Justice" [...]

17 03, 2016

17 March Rally at NUS: Revise Safe Space and No Platform Policies to Facilitate not Restrict Free Expression and Thought

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On 17 March 2016 from 5-6pm Council of Ex-Muslims of Britain and Right2Debate will be holding a protest at the office of the NUS, Macadam House, 275 Gray's Inn Road, [...]