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Breaking: UAE announces relaxing of Islamic laws, now allows unmarried couples to cohabitate, criminalize “honor killings”

The United Arab Emirates announced on Saturday a major overhaul of the country’s Islamic personal laws, allowing unmarried couples to cohabitate, loosening alcohol restrictions and criminalizing so-called “honor killings.” The broadening of personal freedoms reflects the changing profile of a country that has sought to bill itself as a skyscraper-studded[Read More…]

Homosexuals Escape Lynching In Bauchi, Nigeria

By Suzan Edeh Nigerians demonstrated their disdain for same-sex relationships last week when an angry mob almost lynched seven suspected homosexuals who were brought for trial before Sharia Court 4 in Anguwan Jaki, Bauchi State. This is coming less than a month after President Goodluck Jonathan signed into law, the[Read More…]