Muslim divorce: Imams shouldn’t be judge, jury and relationship counsellor for marriages

Muslim divorce: Imams shouldn’t be judge, jury and relationship counsellor for marriages

By Omar Hashmi and Mariam Tokhi Updated April 24, 2018 07:14:04 Photo: Islamic scriptures clearly afford both men and women the right to divorce. (ABC News: Briana Shepherd) Most Australian Muslims would be disgusted by the findings of the recent ABC investigation into religious divorce in Muslim communities. Islamic scriptures …

‘I’m not his property’: Abused Muslim women denied right to divorce

‘I’m not his property’: Abused Muslim women denied right to divorce

Posted April 18, 2018 05:07:57 Women apply for most Islamic divorces in Australia, but imams often refuse to grant them. Muslim leaders have condemned domestic violence, though some still teach that husbands can control their wives. This feature is part of an ongoing investigation by ABC News edited by Julia …