Islamic Law in the News Roundup

  • In Belgium, Religious groups argued against a law that bans Islamic slaughter practices before the European Union’s highest court. 
  • Malaysia‘s Majlis Bandaraya Kuala Terengganu enforced an order for separate gender-seating in cinemas, citing compliance with their understanding of Islamic law.
  • A man in Malaysia filed a lawsuit against the Selangor Shariah High Court for breaching the Malaysian constitution over their right to enforce an Islamic ban on gay sex due to it being banned under Malaysian civil law.

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