Islamic Law in the News Roundup

  • National Geographic reported that Muslim clerics in the United States were leading vaccination efforts in their respective communities.
  • Some local schools in France have cancelled their “substitute meal” programs that accommodated the dietary restrictions of their Muslim students, prompting a debate about Islam’s place in France’s educational system.
  • The Miramichi Islamic Centre in Canada hosted a “Meet your Muslim neighbors” event, in an effort to reflect on how Canadian Muslims contribute to their society.
  • A bill seeking to criminalize wife-beating and other forms of domestic violence in Pakistan has been returned to the lower legislative body after being defeated in the senate by one vote.

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