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Are Shari'a Courts in the UK a parallel legal system?

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To suggest the Shari'a Courts in the UK are a parallel legal system is mischievously misleading and takes advantage of the public's ignorance.

A court can only impose itself because it is an apparatus of the state. It imposes by using others apparatuses of the state: the police force and prison system.

Do you see UK Shari'a Courts using the police or prisons to run a parallel legal system? No!

So stop peddling this propaganda which serves two purposes:
1) radicalise wider UK public against the term Shari'a and 2) intimidate Muslims against their confidence in Islamic legislation.


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