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 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 "The United Nations said Thursday it was deeply concerned about recent arrests and detentions of women and girls by Afghanistan's Taliban authorities for alleged non-compliance … Continue reading Islamic Law in the News Roundup

Islamic Law in the News Roundup

ISLAMIC LAW IN THE NEWS "[T]he U.N. special envoy Roza Otunbayeva reportedly confirmed that 'anecdotal evidence' about [Afghan] girls being permitted to attend Islamic schools was mounting, [along with] worried … Continue reading Islamic Law in the News Roundup

Islamic Law in the News Roundup

ISLAMIC LAW IN THE NEWS "The United States and human rights defenders [...] renewed a call for Afghanistan’s ruling Taliban to allow female students to return to universities and ensure … 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 "Speaking at a gathering held in the Academy of Science of Afghanistan, head of the Darul Iftah (a decision-making entity within the Supreme Court), Azizullah … 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 A number of fourteen Baha’i members were convicted to time in prison by an Iranian court because of "propaganda efforts against Islamic Sharia." Indonesia recently … Continue reading Islamic Law in the News Roundup