Investigation Dropped Against German Judge citing Koran

A German judge under investigation for ruling against a speedy divorce for an abused Moroccan woman -- who claims her decision based on Koran -- will not be disciplined.

Investigation Dropped Against German Judge citing Koran
A German judge under investigation for ruling against a speedy divorce for an abused Moroccan woman -- who claims her decision based on Koran -- will not be disciplined.

The German judge denied a speedy divorce to a battered woman because of her Islamic background will not be disciplined, an investigation has ruled. The Justice Ministry in the German state of Hesse has decided that the Frankfurt judge's ruling did not overstep the acceptable limits of judicial independence.

Last Mod: 08 Haziran 2007, 16:21
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