July 07, 2016

Today in History: Happy Sharia Law Day! Iran imposes fundamentalist Islamic moral codes (1980)

John RobsonResident Historian

Happy Sharia Day, or not. July 7 is the anniversary of the 1980 introduction of sharia law in Iran

This attempt to impose virtue and extract happiness by force reflects Islam’s perennial difficulty separating church and state.

And it seems pretty clear, from its impact not just on Iran’s neighbours but within its borders, that it hasn’t worked out very well for anybody.

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commented 2016-07-08 12:01:48 -0400
Interesting class professor ROBSON

I see now that the communist pioneers copied Islams Shari concept and modified it by cutting out the religious thingy
commented 2016-07-07 18:22:45 -0400
Yes, and now it is like a scene from 1984, with the added joy of seeing of homosexuals hung from cranes.
commented 2016-07-07 16:13:06 -0400
And who brought the revolution in in Iran? The same as brought it in here: addle headed students. Here those who have never worked a day in their lives voted in another child who has never worked a day in his life. October 19- Sharia Day- will soon be supersede “Canada Day”. Enjoy.
commented 2016-07-07 15:35:54 -0400
Since 9/11 – IN THE NAME OF ISLAM: 31,292 Attacks, 198,493 Killed, 278,650 Injured.
commented 2016-07-07 15:08:20 -0400
It would appear that ass banging goats is also party of the sharia code.