Saturday, December 20, 2008

Imposition of Islamic law in Somalia questioned

The armed group al-Shabab aim is to impose strict Islamic law across Somalia.

In the cities they already control, everything deemed un-Islamic has been quickly destroyed.

Zakaryya Abdelhady, a professor of Islamic thought and culture at Qatar University in Doha, discusses sharia and al-Shabab's actions with Al Jazeera.