Aarhus Municipality has decided to halt plans for a super mosque after a TV2 documentary revealed that a Sharia council prohibited a Muslim woman in the city from divorcing her abusive husband and even denying him sex.

The council at the Fredens Moske in Aarhus informed the woman she would be in breach of Sharia law.

Aarhus mayor Jacob Bundsgaard explained that the series, 'Moskeerne bag sløret' (the mosques behind the veil), had led him to reconsider the massive super mosque project that the city had already approved.

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