Another attempt of Islamists' movement was defeated!
The Campaign Against Sharia Court in
We informed the public by emphasizing
on the fact that this move is making some progress because of all the help
and great source of financial support, receiving from governments and parties
on power. We also called on concern individuals and progressive organizations
to join a progressive force to prevent it from growing. We let public know
that under the name of “Religious freedoms” and with the help of defenders of
multiculturalism the initiators of this move are trying to persuade its repressive
measures against women and children. And if we let “Sharia
Court” happen in
To days head line news once again
proved the universal move of Islamists, cross the Ocean in
Muslim leaders' divorce proposal
April 5, 2005
MUSLIM leaders want to set up a separate Islamic court in
But Mr McGauran and Attorney-General Phillip Ruddock yesterday rejected the idea.
"The law in this country is secular. There's a clear separation
between religion and the law and
A spokeswoman for Mr Ruddock added: "It would not be appropriate for the Government to establish a separate religious court."
But the Government said it was sensitive to problems experienced by Muslims, particularly those with dual citizenship who seek a divorce.
Muslim Women's National Network spokeswoman Jamila Hussain said a divorce was only recognised under Islamic law when the husband says "I divorce you".
A Muslim woman may obtain a civil divorce under Australian law but she cannot remarry if her husband refuses to grant her a religious divorce.
In Muslim countries, a disputed break-up is settled by a special sharia court.
But these don't exist in
The major problem is some Muslim countries don't recognise
Mr McGauran suggests the Government should ask
foreign governments such as
"We're looking for a solution to make life easier for Australian citizens," he said.
"You lose the ability to register subsequent marriages and that means any new child will not be registered as legitimate," he said.
Ms Hussain said a Jewish court called the Bethdin sat in