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New Female Judge Transforms Islamic Court

May 14, 2009


Ilene Prusher, Staff Writer, Christian Science Monitor RAMALLAH, WEST BANK – Khouloud el-Faqeeh has shattered the glass ceiling of Islamic jurisprudence. After years of pushing to break into the all-male ranks of sharia judges in the Palestinian territories, she finally secured a post after scoring among the best – along with another woman – in a recent test […]