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Sharia law in the west

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Submitted by Stas (Ukraine), Jun 18, 2012 at 15:47

There have been many incidences of Sharia law being at least recognized in EUropean, and I believe even in some American, courtrooms. There was a case recently that I read of a French judge upholding a divorce request by a man claiming that his grounds for divorce was that his wife was not a virgin. I believe it was later overturned, but this state of affairs is very worrying.

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