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Sharia 'Court' Set Up in Lahore

A religious charity in Pakistan that the United States has designated as a “foreign terrorist” organization has confirmed it is running a special tribunal in the city of Lahore, where disputes between rival parties are settled according to Islamic law, or Sharia. Local media say the controversial charity known as Jamat-ud-Dawa (JuD) has established the Islamic court, separate from the regular judiciary, at its headquarters in the capital of the country’s most populous province -...

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