Posted by: becketfund | April 19, 2007

EU: Sweden Rejects New Divorce Proposal, Citing Fear of Shari’a

DPA reports that on April 19, Sweden objected to a proposal allowing dissolution of European Union marriages according to foreign divorce laws because of a concern that the law would force countries to implement Shari’a divorce laws. Nearly twenty percent of all divorces within the European Union now involve couples of mixed nationality, complicating divorce, especially if the couple resides in a third EU country.


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