Shari'a Law For Left Apologists

N A FEBRUARY 26, 2008 article in the Arab liberal e-journal Elaph, Libyan-European liberal thinker and entrepreneur Muhammad 'Abd Al-Muttalib Al-Houni wrote that recent statements by the Archbishop of Canterbury—Dr. Rowan Williams—on implementing shari'a law in Britain constituted dangerous encouragement to fundamentalists in their war against the Enlightenment, adding that such statements could have very grave repercussions for the struggle for freedom in Muslim countries as well. The following are excerpts from Al-Houni's article: "Also, European countries seeking to implement shari'a would need to submit their reservations regarding any international conventions they may have signed. This is because they will...

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