COVID-19 and Islamic Law Roundup (2/2)

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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 invoked in the decision making process. Read the first roundup at this link. Kuwait amends the adhan to urge prayer at home amidst mosque closures. Egypt … Continue reading COVID-19 and Islamic Law Roundup (2/2)

COVID-19 and Islamic Law Roundup 1/2

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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 invoked in the decision making process. Bahrain's Ayatollah Sheikh Isa Qassim calls for the suspension of religious and social activities throughout the country. Iran cancels … Continue reading COVID-19 and Islamic Law Roundup 1/2