Islamic Law in the News Roundup

ISLAMIC LAW IN THE NEWS "A unit of Djibouti-based Salaam Group launched in Uganda . . . as the country's first Islamic banking-compliant financial institution, the Ugandan president's office said." … Continue reading Islamic Law in the News Roundup

Islamic Law in the News Roundup

ISLAMIC LAW IN THE NEWS "Hibatullah Akhundzada, the Taliban leader, suggested in a newly released audio tape that with the enforcement of Sharia law in Afghanistan, women could face stoning … Continue reading Islamic Law in the News Roundup

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 "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 "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 In "Belief as Status: Premodern Islamic Law, Duties, and the Martyr Conundrum" (American Journal of Legal History, October 12, 2023), Adnan A. Zulfiqar (Rutgers Law … Continue reading Weekend Scholarship Roundup

Weekend Scholarship Roundup

SCHOLARSHIP ROUNDUP On Islamic Law In International Law and Muslim States: Saudi Arabia in Context (Routledge, 2023),  Dawood Hamzah (SOAS) "examines the Saudi Arabia textualist approach to the two primary … Continue reading Weekend Scholarship 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