Islamic Law in the News Roundup

ISLAMIC LAW IN THE NEWS "The head of Sharia police in northern Nigeria's Kano state announced his resignation on Friday after the governor accused his force of abusive raids and … Continue reading Islamic Law in the News Roundup

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 "Pakistan has pledged to become fully sharia-compliant in its banking services by December 2027, but still has a long way to go to create a … 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 Knox Thames, an international human rights lawyer, "said some state governments [in Nigeria] have disregarded the constitutional provision that prohibits the establishment of a state … 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 "The committee studying the conflicts between shariah laws and the Federal Constitution [of Malaysia] should include non-Muslim constitutional experts, Beruas MP Ngeh Koo Ham said." … Continue reading Islamic Law in the News Roundup

Weekend Scholarship Roundup

SCHOLARSHIP ROUNDUP On Islamic Law Khairudin Aljunied (Georgetown University) reviews Mahmood Kooria's Islamic Law in Circulation: Shāfiʿī Texts across the Indian Ocean and the Mediterranean (Cambridge University Press, 2022). In "The … Continue reading Weekend Scholarship Roundup

Weekend Scholarship Roundup

SCHOLARSHIP ROUNDUP On Islamic Law In "Honoring the Sacred Duty: Orphan Care in Islam and Pakistan" (Al-Nasr 2, no. 3 (2023)), Hafiz Muhammad Azeem (Advocate, High Court, Pakistan) and Omar … Continue reading Weekend Scholarship 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