Islamic Law in the News Roundup

ISLAMIC LAW IN THE NEWS In her opening remarks at the Opening Ceremony of the International Conference on Women in Islam, the United Nations Deputy Secretary General Amina J. Mohammed stated: … Continue reading Islamic Law in the News Roundup

Islamic Law in the News Roundup

ISLAMIC LAW IN THE NEWS "The Ministry of Home Affairs (KDN) [of Malaysia] held an engagement session with Islamic scholars and religious teachers in Parliament on Thursday in its effort … Continue reading Islamic Law in the News Roundup

Weekend Scholarship Roundup

SCHOLARSHIP ROUNDUP On Islamic Law In "Human Rights Norms from Below" (Yale Journal of International Law 48, no. 1 (2023)), Adnan A. Zulfiqar (Rutgers Law School) "argues that effective promotion … Continue reading Weekend Scholarship 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 Singapore, invoking the Internal Security Act, detained two people it considered to have "self-radicalized" by listening to speeches and statements made by Ismail Menk, "a … Continue reading Islamic Law in the News Roundup

Islamic Law in the News Roundup

ISLAMIC LAW IN THE NEWS Amazon has been criticized for selling burqas, in the wake of Afghanistan's capture by Taliban forces who have made it compulsory for women to wear … Continue reading Islamic Law in the News Roundup

Islamic Law in the News Roundup

ISLAMIC LAW IN THE NEWS Mehmet Oz, a television personality and retired surgeon of Turkish descent, who is running in Pennsylvania for the United States Senate, when asked about his … Continue reading Islamic Law in the News Roundup

Islamic Law in the News Roundup

ISLAMIC LAW IN THE NEWS "Afghanistan had more than 300 female judges presiding over judicial departments that ranged from women’s issues to criminal and terrorism-related cases. Several hundred judges have … Continue reading Islamic Law in the News Roundup

Islamic Law in the News Roundup

ISLAMIC LAW IN THE NEWS In reportedly the first case in which a New Zealand court was asked to consider Islamic law, a Wellington court ordered "the payment of a … Continue reading Islamic Law in the News Roundup

Islamic Law in the News Roundup

ISLAMIC LAW IN THE NEWS Some pundits have argued that the recent presidential campaign in France, and the candidates' statements about Islam "that seek[] to protect laïcité and regulate Islam … Continue reading Islamic Law in the News Roundup