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The UK - along with Albania, Azerbaijan and Turkey - was criticised in a hard-hitting resolution adopted by the 47-nation Council of Europe raising concerns that rulings of Sharia councils 'clearly discriminate against women in divorce and inheritance cases'. It calls on the UK to make it a legal requirement for Muslim couples to register their marriages civilly before or at the same time as their religious ceremony.
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