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Published by International Law Institute in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Justice, Administration of (Islamic law),
  • Islamic law -- Philosophy.,
  • Civil rights (Islamic law)

  • Edition Notes

    StatementGerald E. Lampe, editor.
    ContributionsLampe, Gerald E., 1942-, Shaybani Society of International Law.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsLAW
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 98 p. ;
    Number of Pages98
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL446705M
    ISBN 10003532984X
    LC Control Number98160065


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Chapter 11 provides an in-depth discussion on various aspects of the compatibility of Islamic law and human rights. It also includes a critical analysis of Islamic human rights instruments drafted by the Organisation of Islamic Co-operation (OIC) and the League of Arab States.

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The usual starting point has been to test one system by the standards of the other, asking is Islamic law 'compatible' with international human rights standards, or vice versa.

This approach quickly ends in acrimony and accusations of. There are twenty-nine Islamic law states (ILS) in the world today, and their Muslim population is over million. Muslims in these countries--and, to some extent, all Muslims--are ethically, morally, doctrinally, or politically committed to the Islamic legal tradition, a unique logic and culture of justice based on nonconfrontational dispute resolution.

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Book Description: The goal of this book is to minimize the misunderstandings and conflicts between International law and Islamic law.

The objective is to bring peace into justice and justice into peace for the prevention of violations of human rights law, humanitarian law, international criminal law, and impunity. In Quest of Justice Justice and human rights in Islamic law book the first full account of the establishment and workings of a new kind of state in Egypt in the modern period.

Drawing on groundbreaking research in the Egyptian archives, this highly original book shows how the state affected those subject to it and their response. Justice and human rights in Islamic law Hardcover – by Gerald E.

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Primarily selected papers from the 1st International Conference on the Protection of Human Rights in the Islamic Criminal Justice System Justice and human rights in Islamic law book May at the International Institute of Higher Studies in Criminal Sciences, Syracuse, Sicily, and sponsored by the International Association of Penal Law and the Arab Organization for Social Defense Against ices ( by: He is also the editor of Human Rights under African Constitutions (); Islamic Family Law Justice and human rights in Islamic law book a Changing World: A Global Resource Book (); Cultural Transformation and Human Rights in Africa (); The Cultural Dimensions of Human Rights in the Arab World (in Arabic, ); Human Rights in Cross-Cultural Perspectives: Quest for Consensus.

Abdullahi Ahmed An-Na'im (Arabic: عبد الله أحمد النعيم) (born in ) is a Sudanese-born Islamic scholar who lives in the United States and teaches at Emory is the Charles Howard Candler Professor of Law at Emory University School of Law, associated professor in the Emory College of Arts and Sciences, and Senior Fellow of the Center for the Study of Law and.

The rights bestowed upon humans in the Quran include the right to life and peaceful living, as well as the right to own, protect, and have property protected, Islamic economic jurisprudence.

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In recent years, Islamic criminal law has been the subject of commentary and critique by scholars and activists within the international human rights community. General Overviews When first approaching the field of Islamic criminal law, it is useful to begin by reading a general overview, since the basic framework, purposes, and sources of.

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