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Bangladeshi High Court Prohibits Fatwas To Impose Punishment

Religion News Service | By Achal Narayanan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Achal Narayanan Religion News Service CHENNAI, India (RNS) Bangladesh's highest court has banned punishments handed down by fatwa, or religious ed...

WaPo 'On Faith': Bangladesh Rejects Religious Rule | Pamela Taylor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

This ruling is a direct blow against religious authorities who issue fatwa based upon their understanding of Shari'ah law. Bangladeshi civil rights gr...