The article linked below is obviously not directly related to Shariah Finance, but it is an example of Shariah courts operating with authority in a supposedly “secular” nation, with that nation’s courts basically rubber stamping a ruling by Shariah authorities.

In this case, the ruling involved burying  a man as a Muslim, when his family insisted that he was a Sikh. 

Muslim burial practices have been problematic in the West because they have often involved secretive burials outside of the customary rules and regulations governing burials, funerals and cemetaries…

http://news.asiaone.com/News/AsiaOne%2BNews/Malaysia/Story/A1Story20090706-153066.html

 

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