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Somali Parliament Ratifies Sharia Law As National Legislation

Somali lawmakers in the country's national capital Mogadishu voted Saturday April 18, 2009 to implement Islamic law, or Sharia, as the national legislation. The Cabinet formally approved Sharia law and introduced a motion in parliament, where 343 MPs attended to debate and vote.

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