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09 Apr 2019 11:05 PM

Brunei to impose death by stoning for gay sex and adultery

The tiny sultanate will implement the harsh new penal code -- which also prescribes amputation of hand and foot for theft -- next Wed.

29 Mar 2019 9:28 AM

Iranian hookers selling ‘3 minute Halal marriages’ to legally have sex with men

In conservative Iran, Shiite Muslims can get up to 100 lashes, often carried out in public, for sex out of wedlock.

04 Sep 2018 12:34 PM

Malaysia Islamic court postpones caning of women for lesbian sex

The women, aged 22 and 32, were arrested in April by Islamic enforcement officers after they were found in a car in a public square.

28 Aug 2018 12:36 PM

Indonesian couple have raw sewage poured over them for having sex outside marriage

Couple had to crouch down, while bystanders repeatedly fill a bucket with waste and poured it over their heads in the city of Langsa,

01 Aug 2018 10:59 AM


Pak religious alliance vows Sharia law

He said that their rivals were preaching western agenda in Pakistan but they would not succeed in their mission.

26 Jun 2018 2:26 AM

Couples caned in front of crowd for showing affection in public in Indonesia

Sharia police wanted to convict them of adultery, which would’ve resulted in a greater number of lashes, but lacked enough witnesses.

20 Apr 2018 2:07 PM

‘Die Hard’ for jihadis: Islamic State videos aim to lure Westerners with 'heroic tales'

The research also shows al-Qaida’s Syria affiliate has been mimicking Islamic State heroic narrative approach in its own recruitment films.

25 Nov 2017 5:45 PM

Indonesian woman lashed 100 times for being in presence of man she is not married to

A huge crowd of citizens in Aceh witnessed the savage punishment.

13 Sep 2017 12:25 PM

Indian-origin Sikh lawmaker shuts down heckler woman with ‘love and courage’

Jagmeet Singh is running to lead the left-leaning New Democratic Party, or NDP, Canada's third largest party.

09 Sep 2017 4:17 PM


A shot in the arm for gender justice

“Triple talaq” in one sitting is alien to the Quran, which is the revealed word for Muslims, but is still part of Shariat law.

23 Aug 2017 12:31 AM

Indonesia police arrested 141 men in gay sauna gym in Jakarta

Ten people including sauna's owner, several staff, gym trainer, receptionist and Two visitors to the club will be charged, police said.

22 May 2017 2:28 PM

Indonesia: 2 gay men face 80 strokes of cane for breaking Sharia law

The father of one of the defendants, who requested anonymity, said he did not know his son was gay before he was caught.

10 May 2017 7:43 PM

Muslim reformists fight to be heard, say triple talaq must go

Voices from the Muslim community are eager to make a point that oral triple talaq undermines the dignity of women and has no place in Islam.

07 May 2017 3:14 PM

Stay away from protests: Hizbul Mujahideen to girl students

Police sources and witnesses said that Handwara degree college students on Saturday took to the streets chanting anti-government slogans.

07 May 2017 4:02 AM


AIMPLB to move Supreme Court if govt talks of Sharia

The AIMPLB has also decided to use social media to interact with community members and dispel doubts about Sharia.

25 Apr 2017 3:58 AM

MP court quashes triple talaq for not following Sharia

Tousif, however, verbally divorced her by uttering triple talaq inside the Ujjain court premises on October 9, 2014.

24 Apr 2017 1:49 AM

Woman in Indonesia caned under Sharia law for having sex before marriage

The punishment was in accordance with the Sharia law, which forbids having sex outside of wedlock and punishes all offenders publicly.

19 Apr 2017 2:03 PM

Man pushed from rooftop by ISIS militants, stoned to death for being gay

This is not the first time the ISIS has indulged in carrying out such executions in the name of Islam.

30 Mar 2017 4:40 PM