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

  • Sherry Rehman in New York Times
    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"
  • Pervez Musharraf in Online - International News Network
    The Hudood Allah cannot be changed as they are divine, but the Hudood Ordinance is man-made and it can be changed,Musharraf said.
  • Asma Jehangir in Reuters AlertNet
    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...

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