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Nigeria: From the Sharia Movement to Boko Haram

June 19th, 2012, Comment & Analysis

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In the politics of Nigeria, religion, ethnicity and regionalism are intermingled…Since its 1960 independence, Nigeria’s national politics have been bedeviled by Hausa, Igbo and Yoruba ethnicity tensions, Christian vs. Muslim sectarianism violence and North vs. South regionalism.

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Human rights group criticizes Sharia in Indonesia

December 1st, 2010, Media Alerts

JAKARTA, INDONESIA – The use of Islamic law in the Indonesian province of Aceh has resulted in widespread human rights abuses according to Human Rights Watch.

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Usama Hasan

Senior Lecturer, Middlesex University

February 12th, 2010, Academia, Arabic, English, Euro-Med, Europe, Europe, Middlesex, North Africa and Middle East, Religion, Religious Leader, Terrorism, UK, War and Conflict

Usama Hasan

Dr. Usama Hasan is the Imam of Al-Tawhid Mosque, London, UK. He is also a Senior Lecturer in Computing Science at Middlesex University, a Planetarium Lecturer at the Royal Observatory Greenwich, and a researcher for the Islamic Sharia Council, London.

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