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Is there scope for Sharia law in Australia?

Are there limits to religious freedom in a secular system? How do we resolve differences between religious and state laws?

Is there scope for Sharia law in Australia?

Are there limits to religious freedom in a secular system? How do we resolve differences between religious and state laws?
Wed 10 Oct 2012

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Are there limits to religious freedom in a secular system? How do we resolve differences between religious and state laws? The Forum removes the veil on this delicate matter and explores different visions for our future.

The following videos were recorded at 1pm on Wednesday October 10, at Angel Place, and on Thursday October 11, at St Andrews cathedral, Chapter House.

Diaa Mohamed is the founder of MyPeace, an Islamic organisation seeking to promote understanding between Christians and Muslims.

Kuranda Seyit (Wednesday forum) is the founder and Executive Director of the Forum on Australia's Islamic Relations (FAIR). He is an established documentary film maker and has made a film Always a Visitor for SBS TV and short report Kyrgizstan in Crisis for SBS Dateline.

Mermet Ozalp (Thursday forum) is an Islamic theologian, academic and community activist. He is the founder and Executive Director of Islamic Sciences and Research Academy. He serves as the Muslim Chaplain at the University of Sydney and Macquarie University.

Sam Green works with the Australian Fellowship of Evangelical Students and has spent many years seeking to understand Islam and to engage with Muslims.

Photo by Abdulmeilk Aldawsari: https://www.pexels.com/photo/monochrome-photo-of-opened-quran-36704/

Photo by khats cassim: https://www.pexels.com/photo/quran-in-close-up-photography-7449196/

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