Islamic Law in the News Roundup

  • Mijbil Al Shureka, Director of the Center for Human Rights and International Humanitarian Law in Kuwait, requests the All India Muslim Personal Law Board to give him permission to take the recent Supreme Court case about the disputed Ayodhya land, where the Babri Masjid once stood, to the International Criminal Court.
  • A Sharī’a court in Nigeria finds singer, Yahaya Aminu Sharif, guilty of blasphemy charges over the use of derogatory expressions against the Prophet Mohammed in one of his songs.
  • Religious clerics and civil rights activists in Afghanistan seek to abolish forced marriage in the city of Bamyan following the recent ban in the Yakawlang district.
  • A pension provider in the United Kingdom joins forces with Islamic investment specialists to launch a fully diversified, Islamic law compliant workplace pension.

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