Muslims in UK face cremation of coronavirus victims


Reuters LONDON: Muslims will be forced to cremate the dead bodies of their loved ones if the new Coronavirus Bill is approved by the British Parliament. Cremation of dead bodies is against the values of the Islamic faith and has caused an outcry across the Muslim community in the UK. According to the draft, SCHEDULE 27, Part 2 relating to ?disposal of bodies which includes removal of the deceased’s wishes and enforced cremations?, Muslims will be forced to go against their religious values of burying their dead.