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Ruling by high court that couple’s nikah falls within scope of...

A recent ruling by the high court that a couple’s Islamic marriage falls within the scope of the 1973 Matrimonial Causes Act could have significant implications for thousands of Muslims in the UK amid an ongoing debate concerning the relationship between UK marriage law and religious ceremonies.

Independent review examining the application of Sharia councils in the UK...

The recently published independent review was set up to examine the manner in which Sharia law was being applied in conjunction with UK law, and in particular, whether it is facilitating discriminatory practices against women.