WaPo 'On Faith': More Muslim Nations Should Follow Bangladesh's Example

07/13/2010 02:41 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011
  • Pamela Taylor washingtonpost.com

This ruling is a direct blow against religious authorities who issue fatwa based upon their understanding of Shari'ah law. Bangladeshi civil rights groups are, rightfully, hailing the verdict as a victory for rule of law, and for women's rights, as fatwa are disproportionately made against women.

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