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First Arab LGBTQ organization wins legal recognition in Tunisia

The LGBTQ group's president favors diplomatic relations with Israel

 Participants take photos next to a picture of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman during the Mis

Saudi decency law: No staring at people in gym for more than five seconds

Some accounts see the law as part of a process by which religious police have seen their powers reduced while this law will now add a layer of “decency.”

Iranian who was arrested for hijab protest absconds country, seeks asylum

The actions earned Jangravi a three-year prison sentence.

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras

Greece limits reach of Sharia law in 'historic step'

Greek Muslims can now go to Greek courts instead of Islamic muftis.

By JPOST.COM STAFF
10/01/2018
Students study in a laboratory

WATCH: Sharia law scholar warns against higher education for women

"We throw our daughters and our children into the ocean and we say to them, 'Don't you dare get wet.'"

By JPOST.COM STAFF
26/12/2017

Ce que cache l’attentat de Bir Al-Abed

Malgré la fin de de l’Etat islamique, les attaques terroristes menées par des éléments radicaux ne cessent pas

03/12/2017
File photo: Divorce.

Muslim divorce law 'unconstitutional,' rules India's top court

Muslim women say they have been left destitute by husbands divorcing them through "triple talaq," including by Skype and WhatsApp.

By REUTERS
22/08/2017
sharia protest minnesota

Protesters rally against Islamic law in dozens of US cities

Anti-Muslim incidents rose 57 percent last year, including a 44 percent jump in anti-Islamic hate crimes, according to a survey in early May.

By REUTERS
11/06/2017
SLAMIC JURIST Hana Mansour-Khatib poses Sunday in her office in Tamra, in the eastern Galilee.

Breaking the glass ceiling in the Shari’a courts

Female qadis serve in the Shari’a courts in Indonesia, Malaysia, Egypt and Jordan, but not in Iran, said Shaked – and up till now, not in Israel.

An ultra-Orthodox Jewish man walks next to Palestinian women in Jerusalem's Old City

Learn from Islam

Perhaps one day a woman will be appointed not just to an administrative position, but rather to serve as a full-fledged rabbinical judge.

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