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The Council of Europe and Sharia: An unsatisfactory resolution? [Comment]

Sandberg, Russell and Cranmer, Frank 2019. The Council of Europe and Sharia: An unsatisfactory resolution? [Comment]. Ecclesiastical Law Journal 21 (2) , pp. 203-2012. 10.1017/S0956618X19000073

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Abstract

On 22 January 2019, the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe agreed the text of Resolution 2253: Sharia, the Cairo Declaration and the European Convention on Human Rights. This expresses concern about ‘the “judicial” activities of “Sharia Councils” in the United Kingdom. This article explores whether these concerns correctly identify the problem and whether the proposals mandated in the Resolution are sound.

Item Type: Article
Date Type: Publication
Status: Published
Schools: Law
Subjects: K Law > KD England and Wales
Publisher: Cambridge University Press (CUP)
ISSN: 0956-618X
Date of First Compliant Deposit: 30 April 2019
Last Modified: 19 Oct 2019 10:02
URI: http://orca.cf.ac.uk/id/eprint/121978

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