Sharia

By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 28th, 2014
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By Obinna Akukwe Boko Haram Republic of Kano, Boko Haram Republic of Borno, Boko Haram Republic of Yobe, Boko Haram Republic of Minna, Boko Hahram Republic of Arewa and Sharia Republic of Nigeria are all possible names for the new extremist Islamic Republic. Nigerians want peace and if a people are b...
By IAfrica
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Jun 24th, 2014
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On Monday, June 23, 2014, the Appeals Court in Khartoum overturned the decision of the Shariah court that had condemned the 27 year-old Sudanese Christian mother to death. She has been cleared of all charges. Now she and her two children, Martin, almost two years old, who has been with Meriam through...
By IAfrica
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May 15th, 2014
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It is a common refrain of pious Muslims in the face of atrocities done by other Muslims in the name of Islam that Islam must not be shamed. Whenever an Islamic atrocity potentially dishonors Islam, non-Muslims are asked to agree that ‘This is not Islamic’ so that the honor of Islam can be kept pristi...
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Apr 25th, 2014
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by Teshome Debalke We stand before the court not because we expect justice but because we wanted to bear witness to history. The powerful statement above was made by two brave Ethiopian leaders in front of the Tigray People Liberation Front led’ Ethiopian Federal Court’. What Abubaker Ahmed and Ahmed...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 19th, 2014
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By Olusegun Adeniyi There is this story of a cowboy who had a serious accident with his vehicle in which he was carrying a dog and a horse. Not long after, a police officer who happened to be an animal lover came upon the scene. He saw the horse first and realizing the serious nature […]...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 23rd, 2014
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BAUCHI, Nigeria – Thousands of angry protesters threw stones into a Sharia court on Wednesday and demanded the conviction and execution of 11 men accused of being members of gay groups, according to news reports. Chaos, lawlessness and anti-gay violence overtook this northern city, as Nigeria’s so-ca...
By IndepthAfrica
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Nov 28th, 2013
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The single greatest priority of the United States and other Western governments towards Egypt should be to encourage the drafting of a constitution based on full equality of all citizens. This means the new constitution cannot be based in Sharia law. The US and EU claim to care about human rights and...
By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 3rd, 2013
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Many around the world were recently made aware—got a small glimpse—of the Islamic jihad that plagues northern Nigeria, at the hands of Boko Haram, an organization dedicated to eradicating Christianity and enforcing the totality of Sharia law. Last Sunday, September 29, around 1 a.m. Islamic terrorist...
By IndepthAfrica
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Sep 26th, 2013
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Fikir Yibeltal Hezbollah’s leader Hassan Nasrallah said yesterday that his group would never acquire chemical weapons on religious ground (Emphasis mine). I don’t think the Holy Quran prescribes which weapon to use when. I could be proved wrong. But I believe that our conventional religious books suc...
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Aug 18th, 2013
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by Najib Mohammed In the West, we are accustomed to hearing politicians lie to serve their interest and fulfill their ego. For example, when two politicians are running for an office and one tells the truth and the other lies by saying  what the public wants to hear, the one who says what the public ...