Weekend Scholarship Roundup

SCHOLARSHIP ROUNDUP On Islamic Law In "Sharia and Human Rights Law in the Constitutional Framework of Gulf States" (Human Rights Quarterly 46, no. 1 (2024)), Eleni Polymenopoulou (Hamad Bin Khalifa University) … 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

Weekend Scholarship Roundup

SCHOLARSHIP ROUNDUP On Islamic Law Adnan Zulfiqar's (Rutgers Law School) "The Immorality of Incarceration: Between Jāvēd Aḥmad Ghāmidī and Angela Y. Davis" (Journal of Islamic Law 3, no. 1 (2022)) … Continue reading Weekend Scholarship Roundup

Weekend Scholarship Roundup

SCHOLARSHIP ROUNDUP On Islamic Law In "Continuity and Change of Traditional Islamic Law in Modern Times: tarjīḥ as a Method of Adaptation and Development of Legal Doctrines" (Oxford Journal of … Continue reading Weekend Scholarship Roundup

Islamic Law in the News Roundup

ISLAMIC LAW IN THE NEWS Crown Prince Al Hussein bin Abdullah II of Jordan, the heir apparent of the Jordanian royal family who trace their lineage to the Prophet Muḥammad, … Continue reading Islamic Law in the News Roundup

Islamic Law in the News Roundup

ISLAMIC LAW IN THE NEWS In the wake of the current war, in a recent statement, the vice president of a Russian-owned bank argued that Russian interest in Islamic finance … Continue reading Islamic Law in the News Roundup

Islamic Law in the News Roundup

ISLAMIC LAW IN THE NEWS The United Nations has planned a meeting on the situation in Afghanistan, including the Taliban's interpretation and application of Islamic law, at a meeting in … 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

Islamic Law in the News Roundup

ISLAMIC LAW IN THE NEWS Amazon has been criticized for selling burqas, in the wake of Afghanistan's capture by Taliban forces who have made it compulsory for women to wear … Continue reading Islamic Law in the News Roundup

Islamic Law in the News Roundup

ISLAMIC LAW IN THE NEWS The Taliban regime has been implementing its own interpretation of Islamic criminal law, which includes public executions and stonings, some of which take place before … Continue reading Islamic Law in the News Roundup