Tag: Law

China Passes Law to Force Muslims to Leave Their Faith

The Chinese national flag flies outside a mosque in Urumqi, XinjiangThe plan was “not about changing the beliefs, habits or ideology of Islam but to make them compatible with socialist society”, Gao Zhanfu, vice-dean of the Beijing-based China Islamic Institute, told the newspaper. But the World Uyghur Congress, an exile organisation, said Beijing was using sinicisation to erase Islam from China. It added: “Practising Islam has been forbidden in parts of China, with individuals caught praying, fasting, growing a beard or wearing a hijab … facing the threat of arrest….more: independent

Spying on spouse’s phone now punishable by law in Saudi Arabia

Saudi law will punish spouses in the case of illegally spying on each other’s phone and will add it to crimes related to information technology.

The punishment ranges from imprisonment for a period not exceeding one year, and a fine of not more than 500,000 riyals ($133,000), or either one of these penalties in case the husband or wife are spying on the other’s phone, in order to catch a wrongful act….more: .alarabiya.net

What To Do When Encountering Law Enforcement at Airports and Other Ports of Entry into the U.S.

REMEMBER: It is illegal for law enforcement officers to perform any stops, searches, detentions, or removals based solely on your religion, race, national origin, gender, ethnicity, or political beliefs. However, law enforcement officers at the airport and at the border generally have the authority to search all bags and to ask you questions about your citizenship and travel itinerary.
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Top Ten Ways Islamic Faith Forbade Terrorism

1. Terrorism is above all murder. Murder is strictly forbidden in the Qur’an. Qur’an 6:151 says, “and do not kill a soul that God has made sacrosanct, save lawfully.” (i.e. murder is forbidden but the death penalty imposed by the…

The LORD came from Sinai and dawned over them from Seir; he shone forth from Mount Paran*. He came with myriads of holy ones,from his right hand went a fiery law for them.“(Deuteronomy 33:2)

*According to the Old Testament (Genesis 21:21). Paran is the mount in Mecca, known for all till today as The Mount of Light or Jabal al-Nour Mountain, where Prophet Mohammad met Angel Gabriel and received the Word of God (Allaah).

 

2016 Honorees: 2016 Top Women of Law

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Tahirah Amatul-Wadud, Law Office of Tahirah Amatul-Wadud

Adrienne M. Baker, Dechert LLP

Janis M. Berry, Rubin and Rudman LLP

Mary Sarah Bilder, Boston College Law School

Deborah S. Birnbach, Goodwin Procter LLP... more: masslawyersw

Muslim Law Professor Reacts to Latest Presidential Debate

To solve the problem, you have to be able to state what the problem is or at least say the name,” Donald Trump said during the debate. “[Hillary Clinton] won’t say the name, and President Obama won’t say the name. But the name is there – its radical Islamic terror.”

Trump’s phrase was also central to a September 22 congressional subcommittee hearing about identifying the enemy. …..more: FOX4NEWS.COM

UK: Kremlin Must be Held Accountable for Breaking Humanitarian Law

Mr Hammond said that Russian jets are “deliberately targeting civilians”, adding: “The evidence points to them deliberately attacking hospitals and schools and deliberately targeting rescue workers. If you go back for a second strike, you know what you’re doing.”

The civil defence volunteers have learnt how to distinguish Russian strikes from those launched by Bashar al-Assad’s air force. The Russians use more than one warplane for each raid, whereas Syrian aircraft usually operate alone….MORE:  .telegraph.co.uk

Local Muslim leaders, law enforcement discuss plans to prevent terrorism

Wednesday to lay out plans to stop terrorist threats at the local level.Muslim leaders, law enforcement discuss terrorism prevention photo

Several local imams of the American Muslim Leadership Council promised to be the eyes and ears of law enforcement within their religious communities.

They said they will be the ones watching and reporting any acts of extremism within local Muslim communities…MORE:  .wftv.

Law Journal Apologizes For Article About Executing Law Professors, Professor Resigns

Professor William C. Bradford, a professor who was — until about half an hour ago — working at the United States Military Academy at West Point, penned a 180-page gem of a manifesto entitled Trahison des Professeurs: The Critical Law of Armed Conflict Academy as an Islamist Fifth Column in the National Security Law Journal. How bats**t crazy was this article? The National Security Law Journal has apologized for ever publishing it!……b p m

That kind of résumé puffery should not fly at Army. When you walk around West Point, you pass a monument emblazoned with the Cadet Honor Code in all-caps, “A CADET WILL NOT LIE, CHEAT, STEAL, OR TOLERATE THOSE THAT DO.” Perhaps the Law Department needs to reflect on this in light of its recent hiring decisions…more:  abovethelaw.com

FORMER FBI AGENT JOHN GUANDOLO PROVIDING ANTI-MUSLIM LAW ENFORCEMENT TRAINING THIS WEEK IN COLORADO

since his dismissal from the FBI for a number of ethical breaches and bizarre conduct, Guandolo has devoted himself to a rabid brand of anti-Muslim activism, working closely with some of the most powerful and influential anti-Muslim groups in the U.S., on what has amounted to a flurry of accusations against government officials Guandolo says have ties to terrorist organizations.

In his spare time, Guandolo works closely with ACT! for America, the largest grassroots anti-Muslim group in the country. He helped the group build “The Thin Blue Line Project,” billed as a “one-stop internet resource for information concerning the perceived threat of Muslim infiltration and terrorism in the country.” MORE  splcenter.org