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Countries using strict forms of Sharia Law include:

Death for Blasphemy:

1. Afghanistan

2. Bahrain

3. Iran

4. Mauritania

5. Oman

6. Pakistan

7. Yemen

8. Saudi Arabia

9. Gaza

Imprisonment for Blasphemy:

1. Algeria

2. Bangladesh

3. Egypt

4. Iraq

5. Kuwait

6. Libya

7. Malaysia

8. Maldives

9. Morocco

10. Somalia

11. Tunisia

12. United Arab Emirates

Nations that include some level of Sharia (lenient sentences for honor killings, ban on new churches, floggings, etc):

1. Indonesia (Flogging, caning; Sharia applied strictly in Aceh province)

2. Turkey (Restrictions on alcohol)

3. Brunei (Caning; alcohol is illegal)

4. Jordan (2 years or less for honor killings)

5. Eritrea (Girls as young as 8 can be married; spousal rape is not recognized)

6. Syria (1 year or less for honor killings)

7. Djibouti (Sharia law regarding divorce)

8. Chechnya (Modest dress enforced; alcohol and gambling suppressed by local authorities)

9. Niger (girls can be married off before they reach puberty)

10. Nigeria (Sharia is enforced in the northern states)

11. Kenya (Ad hoc Sharia enforced in the east near the border with Somalia)

12. Gambia (Sharia courts decide all family matters, including for non-Muslims)

13. Qatar (public consumption is illegal during Ramadan; alcohol heavily restricted; blood money acceptable punishment for murder; "kafala" law, which is also shared by all Gulf states but Bahrain, is technically slavery)

14. Uganda (Kadhi Courts overseeing family and civil matters)

Most "Western" nations also have parallel Sharia legal systems (for example, in Canada polygamy is widely practiced and authorities look the other way; Imams refusing to condemn or work to stop it). Sharia finance is also practiced in many nations around the world. Many other Islamic nations that do not apply Sharia (such as Azerbaijan, Albania, Bosnia, Uzbekistan, and Tajikstan) have large portions of their population who do want it applied or who actively seek to abide by it extra-legally.

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What countries do not follow sharia law?

Countries which are majority non-Muslim do not practice sharia law. Many majority-Muslim countries incorporate Sharia into their legal systems in some fashion and to varying degrees. Other Muslim countries which do not generally use Sharia in their legal systems include former Soviet Republics.


What countries use the law of sharia?

All Muslim countries. In addition, these laws exist in Muslim communities elsewhere, This law is codes of conduct.


Which countries have Sharia law?

In the Islamic World, there are number of different degrees of Sharia Law implementation. There are countries where (1) the only law applied is Sharia Law (like Saudi Arabia and Iran), (2) where the prevailing law is Sharia, but there are other kinds of law (common law, continental law, etc.) that have a minority function (like in Iraq), (3) where Sharia is strictly applied in family law and similar personal areas (like Jordan and Morocco), and (4) countries that have disparate implementation of Sharia Law by region (like Indonesia or Nigeria).To see a list of which countries follow which of these paradigms, please see this article on the matter: Wikipedia: Application of Islamic Law by Country.


What non Islamic countries practice sharia law?

None


How do Islamic countries use sharia law?

by designing the government form and country laws and economy and every thing based sharia laws that are derived from Koran and Islam


When can Sharia not be applied?

A:Sharia can not be applied in countries that do not recognise sharia law. In dual-law nations, it can only be applied where the secular courts accept its precedence.


Which Middle Eastern Country practices strict Sharia Law?

Sharia law is practiced in Many Islamic countries. It is most stricly practiced in Saudi Arabia.


How does sharia law relate with Islamic law?

Sharia law is Islamic law.


The system of sharia was developed to join together what and what in the Islamic countries?

Religion; Law


What is the advantage and disadvantage of Sharia law?

An advantage of Sharia law is that it covers a wider range of categories of law that arent implimented in certain countries. A disadvantage is that the punishments are so harsh and severe and not fully justified


What countries follow sharia law?

There aren't any countries on the planet that fully implement sharia. Some extremist countries like Iran will implement the penalties but leave out the bits about womens rights, justice, etc.


What religion uses the sharia law?

Sharia law is used by the religion of Islam.

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