17 June 2010

New Report – Sharia Law in Britain – A Threat to One Law for All and Equal Rights

A new report by One Law for All has found Sharia Councils and Muslim Arbitration Tribunals to be in violation of UK law, public policy and human rights.

Based on an 8 March 2010 Seminar on Sharia Law, research, interviews, and One Law for All case files, the report has identified a number of problem areas: - Sharia law’s civil code is arbitrary and discriminatory against women and children in particular.

With the rise in the acceptance of Sharia courts, discrimination is being further institutionalised with some UK law firms additionally offering clients advice on Sharia law and the use of collaborative law. [One Law for All] Read more