The UK has been having a debate about Sharia law in the House of Commons. Why, I don't know; it's so regressive and oppressive, such a step backward, that it ought to be simply dismissed out of hand. Maryam Namazie gave a speech opposing Sharia law, and here's a small piece of it. After all, Sharia law is based on the Koran, the hadith (sayings and actions of the prophet Mohammad), and Islamic jurisprudence. They all agree that a woman's testimony is worth half that of a man's, a women can't sig[...]

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