Twitter’s Role in Rejection of Sharia Movement

Reported by BBC Trending, Twitter’s role in the, “growing social media conversation in Arabic calling for the implementation of Sharia, or Islamic law, to be abandoned”. The site reports that, “a hashtag which translates as “why we reject implementing Sharia” has been used 5,000 times in 24 hours. The conversation is mainly taking place in Saudi Arabia and Egypt. The debate is about whether religious law is suitable for the needs of Arab countries and modern legal systems”.