Islamic Law in the News Roundup

ISLAMIC LAW IN THE NEWS "Indonesian Islamic parties have proposed legislation banning alcohol consumption that could see offenders jailed for up to two years[.]" "Ches Special Risk has launched Canada’s … Continue reading Islamic Law in the News Roundup

Islamic Law in the News Roundup

ISLAMIC LAW IN THE NEWS "The Taliban have suspended the activities of two TV stations in Afghanistan, alleging they failed to 'consider national and Islamic values.'" For more content and … Continue reading Islamic Law in the News Roundup

Islamic Law in the News Roundup

ISLAMIC LAW IN THE NEWS "The Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) has approved amendments to the Securities Brokers (Licensing and Operations) Regulations, 2016 and issued license to the … 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 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

Webinar: “Contesting Sharia Law and Moral Enforcement in Aceh, Indonesia: A Contextual Approach” by Reza Idra, Stanford University, March 2, 2023 @ 5:00 – 6:30 p.m.

From the organizers: This webinar will address the complexities and the unexpected outcomes of enforcing Sharia—Islamic law—through the machinery of inefficient statecraft in the Indonesian province of Aceh, which is located on … Continue reading Webinar: “Contesting Sharia Law and Moral Enforcement in Aceh, Indonesia: A Contextual Approach” by Reza Idra, Stanford University, March 2, 2023 @ 5:00 – 6:30 p.m.

Weekend Scholarship Roundup

SCHOLARSHIP ROUNDUP On Islamic Law: The recently founded "Journal of Digital Islamicate Research (JDIR) is a peer-reviewed journal covering the field of Middle Eastern and Islamicate Digital Humanities (DH). It … Continue reading Weekend Scholarship Roundup

From Child Rape to Zinā with a Child: Analysis of Consent to Sexual Intercourse and Minimum Age of Criminal Liability under Acehnese Qanun Jinayat

By Waskito Jati Having remained under the jurisdiction of the Indonesian judicial system, the codified Acehnese Islamic criminal code (Qanun Jinayat) exemplifies the intricacies of incorporating classical Islamic concepts alongside … Continue reading From Child Rape to Zinā with a Child: Analysis of Consent to Sexual Intercourse and Minimum Age of Criminal Liability under Acehnese Qanun Jinayat

Islamic Law in the News Roundup

ISLAMIC LAW IN THE NEWS The United States Supreme Court declined to review Hoda Muthana's petition seeking to reenter the United States, after her passport was revoked for leaving the … Continue reading Islamic Law in the News Roundup