Tag: Shariah law

Egypt: Christians threaten to walk out on constitution rewriting over Islamic law dispute

Originally published in Washington Times Christians on a committee rewriting Egypt’s constitution threatened to walk out Thursday after disputes over portions dealing with Islamic law. Egypt’s ultraconservative Al-Nour party — which has one member in the 50-person panel — has been pushing for adding an article defining Islamic, or Shariah, […]

Cameron announces Sharia law finance plans for UK

Originally published in The Christian Institute British Prime Minister David Cameron has announced plans to issue a Sharia law bond in the UK, making it the first non-Muslim country to do so. But Bishop Nazir-Ali, the former Bishop of Rochester, warned against the move, saying dabbling with Sharia law could […]