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Gang-rape victim in Indonesia faces caning for violating Sharia law

A woman allegedly gang-raped in Indonesia’s Aceh as a punishment for sleeping with a married man may still be caned for the affair under the province’s Islamic laws, an official said Tuesday. A group of eight men allegedly carried out the sex assault last week on the 25-year-old widow at…

Court: Oklahoma can’t enforce Sharia law ban

DENVER (Reuters) – A federal appeals court upheld an injunction against a voter-approved ban on Islamic law in Oklahoma on Tuesday, saying it likely violated the U.S. Constitution by discriminating against religion. A three-member panel of the Denver-based U.S. Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled unanimously that the rights of…

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