Islamic Law in the News Roundup

ISLAMIC LAW IN THE NEWS "Under the Taliban government's austere interpretation of Islamic law, the 'mahram' practice long rooted in Afghan society has become compulsory." For more content and context … Continue reading Islamic Law in the News Roundup

Islamic Law in the News Roundup

ISLAMIC LAW IN THE NEWS Jalal al-Qassab, Redha Rajab and Mohammed Rajab, three members of the progressive Bahraini think tank Al-Tajdeed, were sentenced to a year in jail and a … Continue reading Islamic Law in the News Roundup

Islamic Law in the News Roundup

ISLAMIC LAW IN THE NEWS Redha Rajab, his son Mohamed Rajab, and researcher Jalal al-Qassab, members of the progressive Al-Tajdeed Society in Bahrain, are "accused of violating articles 309 and … Continue reading Islamic Law in the News Roundup

Islamic Law in the News Roundup

ISLAMIC LAW IN THE NEWS "With Ramadan beginning on March 22, Muslim students have expressed concern over the accessibility and variety of Halal food, as well as a lack of … Continue reading Islamic Law in the News Roundup

Islamic Law in the News Roundup

ISLAMIC LAW IN THE NEWS A new book titled Female Religious Authority in Shi’i Islam, which brings together contributions that "reflect[] on the roles that women have played in exercising … Continue reading Islamic Law in the News Roundup

COVID-19 and Islamic Law Roundup

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Bahrain's state news agency reported that the government granted emergency approval for the use of a vaccine on frontline workers. The vaccine is reportedly developed through the collaboration between a … Continue reading COVID-19 and Islamic Law Roundup

COVID-19 and Islamic Law Roundup

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Saudi Arabia's Ministry of Hajj and Umrah announces that the Kingdom will impose strict limits on this year’s Hajj in order to protect the health and safety of pilgrims. Several … Continue reading COVID-19 and Islamic Law Roundup

COVID-19 and Islamic Law Roundup

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Countries and communities around the world are working to contain COVID-19 and mitigate its effects. The following digest represents a variety of sources in which law, particularly Islamic law, was … Continue reading COVID-19 and Islamic Law Roundup