German court resolves dowry issue by Islamic rules

A court in Germany decided to resolve a dowry dispute between two Turkish families in accordance with the rules of Islam, Anatolia news agency reported. Although in this case, the ruling benefited the woman, the decision creates controversy by using the rules of Islamic religious law–which are generally unfavorable to women–to arbitrate disputes.
Via:[http://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/german-court-resolves-dowry-issue-by-islamic-rules-.aspx?pageID=238&nID=16911&NewsCatID=351]

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