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 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

Book discussion: “Interviewing and Interrogation: A Review of Research and Practice Since World War II,” United Nations Headquarters, New York, December 5, 2023

From the organizers: We are very pleased to announce the publication today of 'Interviewing and Interrogation: A Review of Research and Practice Since World War II' (585 pp., co-edited by Drs. Gavin … Continue reading Book discussion: “Interviewing and Interrogation: A Review of Research and Practice Since World War II,” United Nations Headquarters, New York, December 5, 2023

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

Weekend Scholarship Roundup

SCHOLARSHIP ROUNDUP On Islamic Law In "Islamic commercial arbitration and private international law: mapping controversies and exploring pathways towards greater coordination" (Humanities and Social Sciences Communications 10 (2023)), Mohammed El Hadi … Continue reading Weekend Scholarship Roundup

Islamic Law in the News Roundup

ISLAMIC LAW IN THE NEWS In his recent address on the occasion of the Eid, Taliban's leader remarked: "Praise be to Allah, the Islamic system has been restored under the … 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 "A United Nations expert [said] that the Taliban's treatment of Afghan women and girls could amount to gender apartheid as their rights continue to be … Continue reading Islamic Law in the News Roundup

Islamic Law in the News Roundup

ISLAMIC LAW IN THE NEWS The United Nations has planned a meeting on the situation in Afghanistan, including the Taliban's interpretation and application of Islamic law, at a meeting in … Continue reading Islamic Law in the News Roundup