Tag: Mufti

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Education Minister Gavroglou opens a window for election of the Islamic mufti in Komotini

makis - Dec 15, 2017

A few days after the visit of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to Greece, the Minister of Education, Kostas Gavroglou was in favour the election of the…

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Government to introduce bill making Mufti Islamic Jurists optional for Muslims

Panos - Nov 22, 2017

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said his administration would pass legislation to allow Muslim litigants to opt for a Greek court to resolve family disputes, instead of appealing…

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Men can eat their wives, rules Mufti in Saudi Arabia

Panos - Aug 29, 2017

It is no surprise to anyone with basic knowledge of religious traditions in Muslim majority countries that laws can be somewhat harsh towards women. Saudi Arabia is…