Islamic Law in the News Roundup

ISLAMIC LAW IN THE NEWS "Denmark’s parliament adopt[ed] a law making it illegal to burn the Quran or other religious texts." "Due to the Taliban’s intense interpretation of Islamic law … Continue reading Islamic Law in the News Roundup

Islamic Law in the News Roundup

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

Islamic Law in the News Roundup

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 "Kuwait University is set to implement gender segregation in classrooms following an agreement between Kuwaiti MP Mohammed Haif al-Mutairi and the Minister of Education Adel … Continue reading Islamic Law in the News Roundup

Islamic Law in the News Roundup

ISLAMIC LAW IN THE NEWS The rise of Muslim vegetarians in recent years has sparked debate around the question of whether vegetarianism is permissible under Islamic law. President Emmanuel Macron … Continue reading Islamic Law in the News Roundup

Islamic Law in the News Roundup

ISLAMIC LAW IN THE NEWS A proposed law in Israel aims to discourage polygamy, which is already unrecognized and illegal save for exceptional circumstances, which members of the Bedouin community … Continue reading Islamic Law in the News Roundup

Islamic Law in the News Roundup

ISLAMIC LAW IN THE NEWS "The Taliban banned women from participating in Eid gatherings in two districts in Afghanistan ahead of widespread celebrations expected in the country to mark the end of Ramadan." For more … Continue reading Islamic Law in the News Roundup

Islamic Law in the News Roundup

ISLAMIC LAW IN THE NEWS Kenya sanctioned a man who disguised himself in a burqa to compete in a national chess competition for women. The cleric who performed former Pakistani … Continue reading Islamic Law in the News Roundup

Weekend Scholarship Roundup

SCHOLARSHIP ROUNDUP On Islamic Law In "Litigious Zeal" (Inquest, November 22, 2022), SpearIt (University of Pittsburgh) explores how Muslim prisoners in the United States "sue religiously" and argues that Muslim … Continue reading Weekend Scholarship Roundup