Islamic Law in the News Roundup

  • The United States appointed its first Muslim American federal judge, Zahid Quraishi.
  • Germany opened its first “Islamic training college” to help reduce the number of foreign-trained imāms.
  • Austria‘s Integration Minister recently defended the government’s “Muslim map” that includes the locations of and detailed information about 620 mosques and Muslim associations throughout the country, a move that attracted criticism from the country’s Muslim community.

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