Islamic Law in the News Roundup

  • Algerian scholar on Islam, Said Djabelkhir, was sentenced to three years of prison for “offending Islam” in three Facebook posts calling for “reflection” on Islam’s foundational texts.
  • Pakistan‘s Prime Minister Imran Khan urged Western European countries to criminalize blasphemy against Islam.
  • Faith-based investing opportunities have grown over the past years, as financial institutions and investment firms continue to adopt sharī’a-compliant investing models and as the number of entities such as the Accounting and Auditing Organization for Islamic Financial Institutions guiding Muslims in their investments continue to increase.
  • The Louvre Abu Dhabi, the three-year-old museum in the UAE, newly acquired a cache of of more than Islamic 2,800 coins from the Medieval Era.

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