Islamic Law in the News Roundup

ISLAMIC LAW IN THE NEWS Legal experts have commented on the new Civil Transactions Law of Saudi Arabia: "The Civil Transactions Law in Saudi Arabia codifies principles of Sharia and … Continue reading Islamic Law in the News Roundup

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 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

Islamic Law in the News Roundup

ISLAMIC LAW IN THE NEWS Police in Nigeria arrested 76 people alleged to have attended a same-sex marriage ceremony prohibited by the country's laws. A regional police officer declined to … Continue reading Islamic Law in the News Roundup

Islamic Law in the News Roundup

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

Weekend Scholarship Roundup

SCHOLARSHIP ROUNDUP On Islamic Law In Muslim Prisoner Litigation: An Unsung American Tradition (University of California Press, 2023), SpearIt (University of Pittsburgh School of Law) explores how, "Islamic principles of … Continue reading Weekend Scholarship Roundup

Islamic Law in the News Roundup

ISLAMIC LAW IN THE NEWS Among the people from whom US Senator Bob Menendez is alleged to have taken luxury gifts is "Wael Hana, the head of IS EG Halal … Continue reading Islamic Law in the News Roundup

Islamic Law in the News Roundup

ISLAMIC LAW IN THE NEWS Androscoggin Bank in Maine, United States has begun "offering mortgage plans without interest payments in order to comply with Muslim law." "From mid-2024, Islamic Bank … 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