Friday, February 29, 2008

Good news from Turkey ?

(A reflection extends the minarets on the Blue Mosque in Istanbul, Turkey. Photograph: Richard Hamilton Smith/Corbis)

Land of the Hanafi school of legal thinking, the oldest and most liberal interpretation of islamic jurisprudence, Turkey has embarked on a project to modernise sharia law and bring it into the 21st century.
The Guardian reports.

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