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Plans to curb influence of sharia courts to be unveiled
by Christopher Hope
A leading humanitarian campaigner will today launch proposals for a new law to tackle the increasing influence of sharia courts in Muslim communities.
The plans come amid increasing concern about the use of sharia courts to adjudicate on family law and criminal matters.
Baroness Cox, a cross bench peer, will publish legislation which campaigners hope will tackle the increasing use Islamic law to settle disputes in Muslim communities.
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