Islamic Law in the News Roundup

ISLAMIC LAW IN THE NEWS "A unit of Djibouti-based Salaam Group launched in Uganda . . . as the country's first Islamic banking-compliant financial institution, the Ugandan president's office said." … Continue reading Islamic Law in the News Roundup

Islamic Law in the News Roundup

ISLAMIC LAW IN THE NEWS Malaysia's Minister of Religious Affairs, Datuk Mohd Na’im Mokhtar, recently stated that the teachings of the Ahmadi religion "go against . . . Islamic law." … Continue reading Islamic Law in the News Roundup

Islamic Law in the News Roundup

ISLAMIC LAW IN THE NEWS "The U.N. rights chief accused Afghanistan's ruling Taliban [...] of a 'shocking level of oppression' of women and girls and said human rights in the … Continue reading Islamic Law in the News Roundup

Islamic Law in the News Roundup

ISLAMIC LAW IN THE NEWS " Ismail ibn Musa Menk, a Muslim scholar in Zimbabwe whose online videos have a big international viewership" recently asked his followers, "You know why … Continue reading Islamic Law in the News Roundup

Islamic Law in the News Roundup

ISLAMIC LAW IN THE NEWS "A Quran burning and a string of requests to approve protests involving the destruction of more holy books have left Sweden torn between its commitment … Continue reading Islamic Law in the News Roundup

Islamic Law in the News Roundup

ISLAMIC LAW IN THE NEWS "Responding to the criticism from the U.N., the Taliban-led foreign ministry in Kabul called the remarks an interference in the country's internal affairs: 'The Islamic … 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

COVID-19 and Islamic Law Roundup

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Covid-19 has delayed hope of pilgrimage to Mecca for millions of Muslims for a second year. In a recent sermon, the President of Uganda, Yoweri Museveni, called for a science-led … Continue reading COVID-19 and Islamic Law Roundup