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Sharia Law



16 December 2011

Ghena Krayem says her research demonstrates that NSW Muslim leaders and community members were not seeking a recognition of sharia in areas where it was contrary to existing Australian law.

In an interview with theSydney Morning Herald, she says where in practice both systems overlapped - such as marriage and divorce -the Muslim community sought a better integration of Islamic principles, enhancing social cohesion without legislative change.
View the entire article - Sharia a good fit in some areas, says academic - Sydney Morning Herald


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