Australia: Ex-human rights chief says “Sharia’s no different to Catholicism,” calls for Sharia courts

So many Western leaders seem determined to make sure their countries commit suicide. If Gillian Triggs gets her wish, as she probably will, and sharia courts are established in Australia, she will see them justifying spousal abuse and consigning women to lifetimes of brutalization and violence. And that’s just the beginning. When the jihad engulfs Australia, Gillian Triggs might reconsider her position. But by then it will be far too late.

“‘Sharia’s no different to Catholicism’: Ex-human rights commissioner Gillian Triggs says Sharia law courts SHOULD be allowed in Australia – just as the Vatican already influences everyday life,” by Stephen Johnson, Daily Mail Australia, August 24, 2017:

Australia’s former human rights commissioner Gillian Triggs says Sharia law should be allowed in Australia.

The former law professor likened the Islamic legal system to Catholic diktats from the Vatican.

‘There are various ways in which religious law affects the private lives of people,’ she told Daily Mail Australia on Thursday night, after sharing a stage with Iranian-born Labor senator Sam Dastyari.

‘The views of the Vatican affect the lives of Catholics in this country.’

Professor Triggs also said Sharia divorce courts should be allowed in Australia, under a system where a Muslim man can leave his wife by saying ‘I divorce you’ three times and a woman’s word is worth less than a man’s.

‘If it’s a matter of private law within the Muslim community and they want to manage their affairs in that way, and they believe in those rules, that’s reasonably acceptable,’ she said….