Shariah Law and Women’s Rights Relations between the Western World and the Islamic world are often tense. This is because these cultures are very different. There are a number of areas in which the conflicts between these two cultures are particularly problematic. One of these areas is in the arena of human rights. In particular many westerners have issues with the human rights records of many Islam nations. For example, when describing the traditional view of Westeners in Islam and Human Rights Ann Mayer states, …human rights violations perpetrated by the Taliban and Saddam Hussein and were officially justified by US claims to be engaged in spreading the blessings of democracy and human rights in the region (Mayer 5). There are many...The end:
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