Islamic Law in the News Roundup

ISLAMIC LAW IN THE NEWS "A major challenge of Canada's ban on adoptions from several Muslim countries is set to play out in the Federal Court — a move some … Continue reading Islamic Law in the News Roundup

Islamic Law in the News Roundup

ISLAMIC LAW IN THE NEWS "The United Nations said Thursday it was deeply concerned about recent arrests and detentions of women and girls by Afghanistan's Taliban authorities for alleged non-compliance … Continue reading Islamic Law in the News Roundup

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ISLAMIC LAW IN THE NEWS "[T]he U.N. special envoy Roza Otunbayeva reportedly confirmed that 'anecdotal evidence' about [Afghan] girls being permitted to attend Islamic schools was mounting, [along with] worried … Continue reading Islamic Law in the News Roundup

Islamic Law in the News Roundup

ISLAMIC LAW IN THE NEWS "The United States and human rights defenders [...] renewed a call for Afghanistan’s ruling Taliban to allow female students to return to universities and ensure … Continue reading Islamic Law in the News Roundup

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ISLAMIC LAW IN THE NEWS A Nigerian woman has been jailed for blasphemy for 18 months over WhatsApp message that criticized a mob action against another person accused of having … Continue reading Islamic Law in the News Roundup

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ISLAMIC LAW IN THE NEWS "Speaking at a gathering held in the Academy of Science of Afghanistan, head of the Darul Iftah (a decision-making entity within the Supreme Court), Azizullah … Continue reading Islamic Law in the News Roundup

Islamic Law in the News Roundup

ISLAMIC LAW IN THE NEWS Asif Durrani, Pakistan’s special representative on Afghanistan, recently stated: "“They say it [i.e. restrictions on women's access to education] is Islamic. It is not Islamic. … Continue reading Islamic Law in the News Roundup

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ISLAMIC LAW IN THE NEWS A number of fourteen Baha’i members were convicted to time in prison by an Iranian court because of "propaganda efforts against Islamic Sharia." Indonesia recently … Continue reading Islamic Law in the News Roundup

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ISLAMIC LAW IN THE NEWS "The Supreme Court [of India] [is set to] examine a 2021 ruling of the Kerala High Court affirming a Muslim woman’s right to pronounce extrajudicial … Continue reading Islamic Law in the News Roundup

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ISLAMIC LAW IN THE NEWS The Taliban have arrested around 200 people suspected of engaging in witchcraft and sorcery, which the Taliban have stated "violate Islamic law by using amulets … Continue reading Islamic Law in the News Roundup