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Fatwa for make-up: Islamists target women in rebel-controlled Syrian territories

in SYRIAN ARAB REPUBLIC, 07/07/2013

Syrian rebels have issued a ban on women using make up or wearing “immodest dress” in a neighborhood in the city of Aleppo. Critics have blasted the move as another attempt by Islamists to impose Sharia in rebel-controlled territory.

The fatwa (an order based on Sharia law) was issued by the Islamic law council in Aleppo's Fardous neighborhood. Read more.

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