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UK: Bibliography on sharia law in Britain

Sunday 26 January 2020, by siawi3



By MaryamNamazie

July 16th, 2009

On Sharia Council and Muslim Arbitration Tribunals: Frequently Asked Questions and Answers, 4 July 2016

Manea, Elham, Women and Shari’a Law: The Impact of Legal Pluralism in the UK, I B Tauris, May 2016

Sharia courts review branded a ‘whitewash’ over appointment ‘bias’ concerns, Independent, 10 July 2016

Sharia law in UK: family counseling or women abuse?, RT, 28 May 2016

Do Sharia councils discriminate against women?, BBC Radio 4 World at One, 27 May 2016

UK sharia courts condone forced marriage and ignore violence against women, Double Bind, 28 February 2016

Sharia courts in the UK should be stopped from presiding over divorces, campaigners warn, Independent, 6 December 2015

Britain must ban Islamic sharia courts, say activists, The Nation, 16 June 2015

Report on International Conference on Religious-Right, Secularism and Civil Rights, Secular World, First Quarter 2015

Sharia law, apostasy and secularism, Open Democracy, 12 February 2015

Sharia law versus secular democracy, Huffington Post, 11 February 2015

Sharia law is incompatible with Human Rights, Fitnah, November 2014

Law Society backs down on Sharia wills, The Times, 26 November 2014

Shariafication by Stealth, Pragna Patel, Open Democracy, 17 October 2014

Child abuse policy at school run by Muslim hardliner was based on sharia: Islamic scholars were to be consulted in welfare cases, Mail on Sunday, 11 October 2014 [external link]

Conquering Fear with Hope, Gita Sahgal, Open Democracy, 9 October 2014 [external link]

Promoting the global secular alternative in the ISIS era, Karima Bennoune’s interview with Marieme Helie Lucas and Maryam Namazie. Open Democracy, 4 October 2014 [external link]

Muslim Women Deserve Better than Sharia Law, Standpoint Magazine, October 2014 [external link]

Separate is never equal, Open Magazine, 8 February 2014 [external link]

Should secular universities in the UK allow for Muslim segregation? Deutch Welle Radio, 9 February 2014 [external link]

Muslim gender segregation stirs UK debate, Al Jazeera, 30 January 2014 [external link]

University Challenge: secular neutrality or religious privilege? Open Democracy, 20 January 2014 [external link]

Student and women’s groups write open letter to UN condemning gender segregation in UK universities, The Independent, 15 January 2014 [external link]

Religion and democracy: never the twain, The Times, 18 December 2013 [external link]

On sex segregation, BBC World Service, 14 December 2013 [external link]

Gender segregation guidelines u-turn following PM warning, Channel 4 News,13 December 2013 [external news]

Universities pull back from sex segregation as Cameron weighs in, Daily Telegraph, 13 December 2013 [external link]

On the niqab, Community Channel, 13 December 2013 [external link]

Sexual apartheid: Is there any room for gender segregation, This Week, 12 December 2013 [external link]

A future labour government will ‘not tolerate’ gender segregation at our universities, Left Foot Forward, 12 December 2013 [external link]

Outcry at ‘gender apartheid’ in new guidance for UK universities, The Independent, 11 December 2013 [external link]

University gender segregation ‘violation of women’s freedom’, BBC, 11 December 2013 [external link]

Backlash grows over university gender segregation guidelines, Daily Telegraph, 11 December 2013 [external link]

Gender Apartheid is real in UK universities so why aren’t more people fighting it? Daily Telegraph, 11 December 2013 [external link]

‘We will fight them like the suffragettes’: Protesters target Universities UK over sex segregation policy, Politics, 11 December 2013 [external link]

The segregation of women and the appeasement of bigotry at UK’s universities, The Spectator, 11 December 2013 [external link]

Sex apartheid in British universities deemed acceptable, Voice of Russia, 11 December 2013 [external link]

Gender Segregation protests against university guidelines, Channel 4 News, 10 December 2013 [external link]

Why we are protesting against gender segregation this evening, Left Foot Forward, 10 December 2013 [external link]

Sex segregation at university debates is not okay, Care2, 30 November 2013 [external link]

Sharia councils: unjust, unequal and consequence of failed policies, Left Foot Forward, 1 May 2013 [external link]

Secrets Of Britain’s Sharia Councils, BBC Panorama, April 2013

Here’s why Sharia law has no place in Britain or elsewhere, Nahla Mahmoud, NSS Newsline, 6 February 2013 [external link]

Sharia law has no place in Britain or anywhere else, Nahla Mahmoud, Left Foot Forward, 5 February 2013 [external link]

One Law for All activist Nahla Mahmoud speaks against Sharia Law in Britain, Channel 4thought TV, 17 January 2013 [external link]

British government set to battle Sharia courts, Huffington Post, 9 November 2012 [external post]

Sex and Sharia: Muslim women punished for failed marriages, The Independent Blogs, 2 April 2012 [external link]

Know your rights under the British family law, One Law for All factsheet, September 2010

What isn’t wrong with Sharia law, Maryam Namazie, Guardian’s Legal Website, 5 July 2010

Sharia Law in Britain: A Threat to One Law for All and Equal Rights, June 2010

Human Rights test case call for sharia law, Law Society Gazette, 24 June 2010

Maryam Namazie on new Sharia report, BBC Breakfast TV, 20 June 2010

Sharia law or One Law for All, Civitas, June 2009

One Law for All Seminar on Sharia Law, 8 March 2010

Muslim leaders’ death threat calls over dress, The Express, 7 March 2010

Gaza Women denied inheritance rights, Jerusalem Post, 7 March 2010

Sharia law is proposed, BBC, 10 December 2009

Some of us had to flee to escape Sharia, Maryam Namazie, Guardian, Another Thought for the Day, 18 February 2009

Some Imams biased against women, BBC Asian Network, 15 December 2008

Launch of One Law for All Campaign, House of Lords, 10 December 2008

Court rules Islamic law discriminatory, The Independent, 23 Oct 2008

Sharia law courts operating in Britain, Telegraph, 16 Sept 2008

Sharia law ‘could have a UK role,’ BBC, 4 July 2008

It’s time to take a stand against Islam and Sharia, Times, March 11, 2008

Sharia Delusions in Canterbury, Mona Eltahawy, Women Living Under Muslim Laws, 14 February 2008

Williams under fire in Sharia row, BBC, 8 February 2008

Sharia law in UK is ‘Unavoidable,’ BBC, 7 February 2008

We want to offer Sharia law, The Telegraph, 20 January 2008

Opinions Of The Lords Of Appeal For Judgement In The Cause EM (Lebanon) (FC) (Appellant) (FC) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2008] UKHL 64 on appeal from: [2006] EWCA Civ 1531

Islamic Family Arbitration, Justice and Human Rights in Britain, Samia Bano, University of Reading, 6 December 2007

In the name of the law, The Guardian, 14 June 2007

Recognizing the Un-Recognized: Inter-Country Cases and Muslim Marriages & Divorces in Britain, WLUML Publications, January 2006

The Family Statute Law Amendment Act 2005 (Canada)

Annual Report 2003 of the European Court of Human Rights, Council of Europe, 2004

Pregnant Nigerian seeks Sharia asylum, BBC, 22 August 2002

Sharia law, The Guardian, 20 August 2002

Islamic court condemns author who depicts Jesus as homosexual, The Independent, 30 October 1999

A review of the Muslim Personal/Family Law Campaign, Canadian Society of Muslims, August 1995

Arbitration Act 1996 (UK)

Arbitration Act 1991 (Canada)