Maryam Namazie explains in two-and-a-half minutes why she is horrified by the Archbishop of Canterbury’s campaign to have aspects of Sharia Law formalised in the UK.
“Some of us had to flee to escape sharia” she says. “Just the word itself is, for me, like a kick in the stomach.”
She argues in the podcast (on Comment Is Free) that, “contrary to claims that it promotes social cohesion and minority rights, sharia law denies universal principles of equality”.
There is a transcript here.