Islamic Law in the News Roundup

  • Earlier this year, a Texas judge ordered that a woman seeking a divorce forgo Texas courts but instead submit to the jurisdiction of a sharī’a panel in Saudi Arabia, pursuant to the prenuptial agreement the woman had executed when entering her marriage.
  • Ethos Invest has recently launched an ethical, sharī’a-compliant fund.
  • A Moroccan woman was sentenced to three and a half years in prison for insulting the Qur’ān over Facebook posts distorting the name of Surah Al-Kawthar to something that amounted to a provocative insult.

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