Islamic Law in the News Roundup

  • Saudi Arabia announced its intention to roll out judicial reforms aimed at codifying the country’s fundamental laws.
  • A city council in Peterborough (UK) rejected an application to broadcast the call to prayer three times a day via loudspeakers, holding that it would constitute “an unwelcome intrusion on the soundscape.”
  • Archaeologists discovered a Muslim necropolis in northern Spain, having identified “that the graves were Muslim because the skeletons were facing Mecca, in line with Islamic traditions.”

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