Iran swimmer says record denied over un-Islamic costume


An Iranian woman has claimed that the authorities in the Islamic republic have denied her a free water swimming record after saying that her costume failed to meet the standards of sharia law. Elham Asghari, 32, who also teaches swimming, says she swam 18 kilometres (just over 11 miles) in eight hours in the Caspian…

Sharia Court Allowed Rapist to Marry His 13-year-old Victim


Complications arising from overlapping state laws with religion are never-ending, particularly with Islam. Much of Borneo and the former British colonies on the island were Christian before what is now the state of Sabah and Sarawak (aka East Malaysia) entered a federation with Muslim Malaysia. As Malaysia evolved so did internal migration and cross-culture absurdities…

Pedophilia allowed in Islam


This topic is highly debated among Muslims and Non-Muslims scholars, whether Islam allows Pedophilia or not? We know one thing beyond the shadow of doubt that Muhammad the Prophet of Islam, married Aisha when she was just 6 years old. There are dozens of narration from canonical scriptures of Islam, which proves the above statement. Even…

Can Women be appointed to positions of high public office?


  Following is a “Ruling on appointing women to positions of high public office” from an Islamic sites, with our Bold Italic Emphasis and Comments. Positions of leadership and high public office means taking on the mission of establishing Islam by reviving religious knowledge and establishing its foundations, engaging in jihaad for the sake of…

A Woman is Worth Half a Man in Islam


[Source] Equality (or in this case, inequality) between the sexes is a very controversial topic in the modern Islamic world. Muslim countries are advancing and trying to catch up with the west, yet women and men cannot have equal rights because Sharia Law states that the value of a woman is half of a man.…

Men should be allowed sex slaves and female prisoners could do the job – and all this from a WOMAN politician from Kuwait


[Source] A Kuwaiti woman who once ran for parliament has called for sex slavery to be legalised – and suggested that non-Muslim prisoners from war-torn countries would make suitable concubines. Salwa al Mutairi argued buying a sex-slave would protect decent, devout and ‘virile’ Kuwaiti men from adultery because buying an imported sex partner would be…