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Sharia does not distinguish between church and state.
  Islam:  the code of law derived from the Koran and from the teachings and example of Mohammed
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sharia shari’ah
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  • Sharia does not distinguish between church and state.
  • If we did not mend our ways and introduce sharia or Islamic law, they shouted in their thundering voices, more severe punishment would come.
    Malala Yousafzai  --  I Am Malala
  • The Taliban made two major promises which they would carry out once in power: to restore peace and security, and to enforce sharia, or Islamic law.
    Marcus Luttrell  --  Lone Survivor
  • Under Sharia law, which applied to domestic and inheritance matters, the testimony of two women carried the weight of that from a single man.
    Warren St. John  --  Outcasts United

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  • The Bamiyan Buddhas were destroyed in accordance with sharia law.
    Marcus Luttrell  --  Lone Survivor
  • And so-called honor killings were still viewed leniently in Sharia courts.
    Warren St. John  --  Outcasts United
  • Fazlullah denounced Pakistani government officials as "infidels" and said they were opposed to bringing in sharia law.
    Malala Yousafzai  --  I Am Malala
  • "To cure a disease before its onset is not in accordance with sharia law," said Fazlullah on the radio.
    Malala Yousafzai  --  I Am Malala
  • Just the day before, to please the Taliban, the barber had told a journalist that he wanted sharia law.
    Malala Yousafzai  --  I Am Malala
  • The government had agreed to impose sharia law throughout Swat and in return the militants would stop fighting.
    Malala Yousafzai  --  I Am Malala

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  • He was said to be more moderate than his son-in-law Fazlullah, and there was hope that he would make a peace deal with the government to impose sharia law in Swat and release us from Taliban violence.
    Malala Yousafzai  --  I Am Malala
  • To start with, the only rescue workers who came were a few from a locally based foreign aid agency and volunteers from the Tehrik-e-Nifaz-e-Sharia-e-Mohammadi (TNSM) or Movement for the Enforcement of Islamic Law, the group founded by Sufi Mohammad that had sent men to fight in Afghanistan.
    Malala Yousafzai  --  I Am Malala
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Associated words [difficulty]:   sharia [7] , canon law [8] , jihad [4] , fatwa [6] , hajj [8]
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