Triple Talaq

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iskander
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Triple Talaq

Post by iskander » Sun Jul 17, 2016 12:31 am

Triple Talaq
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"Women are being divorced for the flimsiest of reasons and denied their basic rights"
http://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/featur ... 05908.html

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Re: Triple Talaq

Post by iskander » Sun Jul 17, 2016 1:28 pm

KEY RECOMMENDATIONS MADE BY THE COMMITTEE ON THE STATUS OF WOMEN

 Payment of maintenance to the wife and children must be made mandatory in the event of separation or divorce
 Immediate ban on practice of fatwas (religious decrees)
 Justice through courts to be made accessible and fast
 Complete ban on oral, unilateral and triple talaq

Sources: Ministry of Women and Child Development, India
http://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/featur ... 05908.html

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Re: Triple Talaq

Post by iskander » Thu May 11, 2017 5:28 am

India's Supreme Court has formally opened hearings into a number of petitions challenging the controversial practice of instant divorce in Islam.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-india-39880273

The court said it would examine whether the practice known as "triple talaq" was fundamental to the religion.

India is one of a handful of countries in the world where a Muslim man can divorce his wife in minutes by saying the word talaq (divorce) three times.

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Re: Triple Talaq

Post by iskander » Tue May 23, 2017 4:39 am

iskander wrote:India's Supreme Court has formally opened hearings into a number of petitions challenging the controversial practice of instant divorce in Islam.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-india-39880273

The court said it would examine whether the practice known as "triple talaq" was fundamental to the religion.

India is one of a handful of countries in the world where a Muslim man can divorce his wife in minutes by saying the word talaq (divorce) three times.
Please ( anybody), let us know the ruling of the Supreme Court when it is announced

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India court bans Islamic instant divorce

Post by iskander » Tue Aug 22, 2017 1:32 am

Triple talaq: India court bans Islamic instant divorce
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-india-41008802


" India's top court has ruled the practice of instant divorce in Islam unconstitutional, marking a major victory for women's rights activists.

In a 3-2 majority verdict, the court called the practice "un-Islamic".

India is one of a handful of countries where a Muslim man can divorce his wife in minutes by saying the word talaq (divorce) three times.

The landmark court decision came in response to petitions challenging the so-called "triple talaq" custom.
The cases were filed by five Muslim women who had been divorced in this way and two rights groups... "

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