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Landmark decision handed down by the Indian Supreme Court finds the practice of “triple talaq” to be unconstitutional

by Fatimah Basama / 29 Aug, 2017

In May 2017, the Indian Supreme Court formally opened hearings into a number of applications challenging, among other issues, the constitutionality of the practice of “triple talaq” in Islam.

Government’s latest position paper on cross border civil judicial co-operation

by Michael Allum / 22 Aug, 2017

At 12pm on Tuesday 22 August 2017 the Government published their position paper regarding cross border civil judicial c

Talaq divorce ruled illegal and unconstitutional in India by India's Supreme Court

by Lucy Greenwood / 22 Aug, 2017

India is one of only a few countries where a Muslim man can divorce his wife in minutes by just saying to her three times...... "I divorce you, I divorce you, I divorce you” - sometimes even by social media or text.

Spanish abduction case receives huge media attention

by Marianna Michaelides / 04 Aug, 2017

A parental child abduction case has caused a social media frenzy in Spain. The Spanish mother, Juana Rivas wrongfully removed the children aged 3 and 11 in May 2016 from their home in Italy where they lived together with her partner, the children’s father.