hudood hudood

Definition(s):

  • (n) Islamic laws stating the limits ordained by Allah and including the deterrent punishments for serious crimes

Quotes

  1. "We are not totally satisfied," Ms. Rehman said. "We wanted a total repeal of the Hudood laws. But we are hopeful that the bill today is step in the right direction"
    on Nov 15, 2006 By: Sherry Rehman Source: New York Times

  2. "The Hudood Allah cannot be changed as they are divine, but the Hudood Ordinance is man-made and it can be changed," Musharraf said.
    on Dec 6, 2006 By: Pervez Musharraf Source: Online - International News Network

  3. "It represents a step forward, but it is not enough. We continue to demand the Hudood laws be scrapped entirely, and this bill shows the laws can be changed," Asma Jahangir, leading rights activist and chairwoman of the Human Rights Commission...
    on Nov 17, 2006 By: Asma Jehangir Source: Reuters AlertNet

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