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Muslim students struggle to pay tuition due to religious law

The high cost of post-secondary education is a complex obstacle for Muslim students who abide by an Islamic religious law that forbids the charging of interest.

Charging interest, known as Riba, is forbidden under Islamic religious law

The high cost of post-secondary education is a complex obstacle for Muslim students who abide by an Islamic religious law that forbids the charging of interest. 2:50

Under Sharia, Islamic religious law, charging interest, known as Riba, is forbidden.

For Muslim students facing the high cost of post-secondary education, abiding by that law can pose a serious obstacle.

Dan Taekema reports.