Day: August 20, 2021

What is sharia law? And how is the Taliban using it in Afghanistan?

Marina Pitofsky; USA TODAY Sharia “is defined very clearly by the Quran,” but interpretations have drastically differed. The Islamic religious law can apply to the criminal laws of a country, laws on marriage and more. “Sharia means literally ‘the path.’” Days after taking over Afghanistan’s capital city of Kabul, […]