Skip to comments.Encroachment of sharia law in Russia's Caucasus
Posted on 08/26/2010 1:55:31 PM PDT by Tailgunner Joe
Aug 2010: Many women complain they have been harassed by bands of men for not wearing headscarves in Chechnya. Some of the assailants said they were working under orders from religious authorities.
Aug 2010: Chechnya's mufti Sultan Mirzayev, the region's spiritual leader and a close ally of Kadyrov, makes the radical order that all eateries shut completely for the holy month of Ramadan. Though it carries no legal weight, it is followed through, residents and witnesses say.
July 2010: Hardline, Kremlin-backed Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov says in a state TV interview that he was grateful to assailants who targeted women with paintball pellets for not wearing headscarves.
July 2010: Authorities in Ingushetia said they, along with Muslim elders, have officially tripled the "kalym", the price a groom must pay his prospective bride's family for her hand. Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin looks concerned as he is told the news by Ingush leader Yunus-Bek Yevkurov.
June 2010: Men dressed in camouflage, often worn by police and security officers in Chechnya, fire paintball guns at women without headscarves. Russian rights group Memorial said the assailants were policemen.
May 2010: Kadyrov tells French newspaper Le Figaro in an interview that sharia law trumps Russian in Chechnya.
Dec 2009: Vakha Khashkhanov, the head of Chechnya's Centre for Spiritual-Moral Education, which Kadyrov set up, tells Reuters in an interview that polygamy is allowed in Chechnya.
2007: Kadyrov orders an edict, in direct violation of Russian law, that bans women from wearing headscarves in state buildings such as schools, universities and ministries. Three years later, it is still stricly observed.
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Islam is declaring sharia on the super powers. Who is the super power?
This is one of the things the second amendment is for.
This fight will not be won or lost in our life time but we are doing the next generations more harm then good.
Mikey Bloomingidiot says we’re crazy for thinking Muslims want to impose sharia on the USA.
“Though it carries no legal weight, it is followed through, residents and witnesses say.”
It actually carries more legal weight that a Supreme Court ruling. Try getting kidnapped, tortured and then executed by Chechen thugs
If they tell you to close your restaurant and you don’t, bad things could happen. You could have an accidental explosion and fire.