Topic: Sharia

Symbolic image of girls and education in Afghanistan (photo: Majid Saeed/Getty Images)

Taliban Afghanistan

Afghan girls attend "secret school"

A Muslim woman prays during Eid-Ul-Fitr, 2017 (photo: Sanka Vidanagama/ZUMAPRESS/imago images)

Future-proofing Islam

Focus on the soul of Islam

Afghan women hold banners and placards as they take part in an anti-Pakistan protest in Kabul on 8 September 2021 (photo: Hoshang Hashimi/AFP)

Afghan women challenge the Taliban

For freedom, equality and the right to play sport

Afghan sprinter Kimia Yousofi (photo: Giuseppe Cacace/AFP/Getty Images)

"Their lives are in danger"

Afghanistan’s female athletes sound alarm after Taliban takeover

 Women in Afghanistan fear for their rights under the Taliban (photo: Kyodo/dpa/picture alliance)

Afghanistan in the hand of the Islamists

Taliban rule the second time round – what to expect?

Taliban fighters pray while raising their flag at the Ghazni provincial governor's house, in Ghazni, southeastern, Afghanistan, Sunday, 15 August 2021 (photo: AP Photo/Gulabuddin Amiri)

Taliban enter Kabul

Afghan women and girls fear return to "dark days"

Professor Amina Wadud leads a Friday prayer service in Oxford, England on 17 October 2008 (photo: Kirsty Wigglesworth/AP/picture-alliance)

Amina Wadud's "Qur'an and Woman" revisited

"Inequality between men and women is contrary to Islam"

Algerian Islamic scholar Said Djabelkhir was sentenced to three years in prison for "insulting Islam" (photo: Ryad Kramdi/AFP)

Interview with the Algerian scholar Said Djabelkhir

What we Muslims need is a critical appraisal of Islamic law

Islamic revolution in Iran, 1979 (photo: picture-alliance/IMAGNO/Votava)

Life in the Islamic Republic, then and now

The softening of Sharia in Iran – four harams turn halal

Islamist activists carry placards against Asia Bibi, a Pakistani Christian woman who was released in 2018 after spending eight years on death row for blasphemy; Karachi, 21 November 2018 (photo: Asif Hassan/AFP/Getty Images)

Execution for a Facebook post?

Why blasphemy is a capital offence in some Muslim countries

Professor Mustafa Ozturk and Turkish phrase "The truth is exhausted" (screenshot: YouTube)

Ankara School pioneer and reformist Islamic theologian

The resignation of Turkish Koran exegete Mustafa Ozturk

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