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Sharia councils examined by Committee

27 October 2016

The Home Affairs Committee holds its first evidence session on Sharia councils.


Tuesday 1 November 2016, Thatcher Room, Portcullis House

At 2.15 pm

  • Zlakha Ahmed MBE, Chief Executive, Apna Haq
  • Shaista Gohir OBE, Chair, Muslim Women's Network UK
  • Dr Elham Manea, Senior Fellow, European Foundation for Democracy
  • Maryam Namazie, Spokesperson, One Law for All

At 3.00 pm

  • Miranda Fisher, Partner, Charles Russell Speechlys
  • Ismet Rawat, President, Association of Muslim Lawyers

At 3.45 pm

  • Dr Ahmad Al Dubayan, Chairman, UK Board of Sharia Councils
  • Mizan Abdulrouf, Vice-Chairman, UK Board of Sharia Councils
  • Dr Amra Bone, Sharia council panellist, Birmingham Central Mosque
  • Khola Hasan, Islamic Sharia Council

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