Muslim cleric

Saudi Journalist: Kingdom’s Law Against Wife-Beating Supersedes Islamic Law

TEL AVIV – In response to a Saudi Arabian Muslim cleric’s now infamous sermon claiming that Islamic law permits men to beat their wives, a columnist for the country’s daily Okaz slammed the idea, saying that state law supersedes Sharia law and female victims of domestic violence must not be afraid to speak out.

Saudi Shiite women react during a protest on January 8, 2016 in the eastern coastal city of Qatif against the execution of prominent Shiite Muslim cleric Nimr al-Nimr by Saudi authorities earlier in the week. Nimr was a driving force of the protests that broke out in 2011 in the …

British Anti-Gay Cleric Has Australian Visa Cancelled

A British Muslim cleric who once preached that gays should be put to death has had his Australian visa cancelled and has left the country, with authorities Wednesday saying it is unlikely he will ever be allowed back. Farrokh Sekaleshfar

Farrokh Sekaleshfar