Islamic Law in the News Roundup

ISLAMIC LAW IN THE NEWS Following King Mohammed VI's public statement regarding legal reform, Morocco has been reported to be working on significant family law reform, with ongoing controversies on … Continue reading Islamic Law in the News Roundup

Islamic Law in the News Roundup

ISLAMIC LAW IN THE NEWS "An Iranian prisoner has had four of his fingers amputated after being accused of stealing five sheep from a farm owned by a member of … Continue reading Islamic Law in the News Roundup

Islamic Law in the News Roundup

ISLAMIC LAW IN THE NEWS "Five years ago, while [a Canadian] couple were living in Pakistan, a court granted [them] adoption rights under a Sharia law known as kafala. This … Continue reading Islamic Law in the News Roundup

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 "In an unusual petition filed with the Jerusalem District Court, Israel's Population Authority [has demanded] the annulment of a young Muslim man's conversion carried out … Continue reading Islamic Law in the News Roundup

Islamic Law in the News Roundup

ISLAMIC LAW IN THE NEWS " Ismail ibn Musa Menk, a Muslim scholar in Zimbabwe whose online videos have a big international viewership" recently asked his followers, "You know why … Continue reading Islamic Law in the News Roundup

Islamic Law in the News Roundup

ISLAMIC LAW IN THE NEWS "A Quran burning and a string of requests to approve protests involving the destruction of more holy books have left Sweden torn between its commitment … Continue reading Islamic Law in the News Roundup

Islamic Law in the News Roundup

ISLAMIC LAW IN THE NEWS In his recent address on the occasion of the Eid, Taliban's leader remarked: "Praise be to Allah, the Islamic system has been restored under the … Continue reading Islamic Law in the News Roundup

Islamic Law in the News Roundup

ISLAMIC LAW IN THE NEWS "Responding to the criticism from the U.N., the Taliban-led foreign ministry in Kabul called the remarks an interference in the country's internal affairs: 'The Islamic … Continue reading Islamic Law in the News Roundup

Weekend Scholarship Roundup

SCHOLARSHIP ROUNDUP On Islamic Law In "Celebrating Maimonides in Cairo (1935): Jewish historiography, Islamic philosophy and the nahḍa" (Contemporary Levant 2023), Lucia Admiraal (University of Groningen) "focuses on representations of … Continue reading Weekend Scholarship Roundup