Islamic Law in the News Roundup

  • The Supreme Court of India recently declined to stay several controversial, so-called “anti-love jihād” laws passed by some states that are designed to prevent “forcible conversions” through marriage.
  • Three member organizations of the French Council of Muslim Worship (CFCM) objected to the Charter of Principles of Islam that reaffirms the compatibility of Islam with the values of the French Republic, which the French Interior Minister, Gérald Darmanin, lauded as “a significant step for all French Muslims and therefore for France.” The objectors have argued that parts of the text are of “an accusatory and marginalizing character.”

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