Category archives for Sharia Law

Shariah Law Concept of Enforcement

Source / Courtesy: Muslim Sunrise, Fall 2011 By Dr. Lutf ur Rehman The idea of implementation of Shariah Law through the legislative process of a country is not new. Muslim majority countries have faced this debate for many decades. The driving force behind such ideas is usually politico-religious parties who find it very hard to […]

Islamic Law in Western Nations

Source / Courtesy: Muslim Sunrise By Azhar Ahmed Hussain: a Juris Doctor candidate at Hofstra University School of Law. Islamic law and western countries have a unique relationship that spans nearly 900 years, a relationship that, due to misconception and manufactured hysteria, is undergoing an era of tension.  Many of Islam’s most fervent opponents often […]

Prof John Makdisi traces the Islamic Origins of the Common Law

This is work under progress.  But, you could read his magnum opus by ordering the North Carlina Law Review article from a Library or by ordering his books from Amazon: Makdisi, John A. (June 1999), “The Islamic Origins of the Common Law”, North Carolina Law Review 77 (5): 1635–1739 Professor John A. Makdisi concludes in […]

Debate: Does Sharia Law negate Human Rights?

This Debate occurred on 8th December 2011 and was co-hosted by One Law for All and UCL-ASHS. Debate: Sharia Law Negates Human Rights. For the motion: 1) Maryam Namazie – Human rights campaigner, spokesperson One Law for All. 2) Anne-Marie Waters – Lawyer, spokesperson One Law for All. Against the motion and defending Islam: 1) […]

Religion, Politics and Human Rights

Those who do not understand the paramount necessity of the separation of Mosque-Church and State, have not read their Bible: Samuel said to Saul, “I am the one the LORD sent to anoint you king over his people Israel; so listen now to the message from the LORD.  This is what the LORD Almighty says: […]

Separation of Mosque-Church and State‏

Source: September 2011 Alislam-eGazette This post is part of the Muslim Times’ campaign to demystify Sharia Law and diffuse the propaganda of the fundamentalist Christians and power grabbing politics of the Muslim fundamentalists, to liberate the free thinking moderates! Is Islam for Germany and Separation of Mosque-Church and State? Source / Courtesy: The Review of ReligionsOn […]

Demystifying “Shariah”

Source / Courtesy: Washington Post By Nasim Rehmatullah and Amjad Mahmood Khan Shariah is a misunderstood and misused concept. Critics of Islam frequently employ terms like “creeping shariah” to stoke fear amongst the masses. The Park 51 controversy and the increasing media focus on Islam provide an opportunity to educate Americans about the true teachings […]

CONCUBINES AND THE HOLY QURAN

This article, by Dr. Khaula Rehman, in an earlier form was published in spring 2010, volume of Muslim Sunrise. There is no truth to the claim that Islam contributed to concubinage and slavery. These institutes existed long before the advent of Islam. The practice was wide spread in Roman and Persian empires, in Greece and […]

Clearing up Shariah misconceptions

Source / Courtesy: The Barrie Examiner By Masood Nasir, Barrie, Canada (Re: ‘Shariah law goes against our law’ in the Nov. 10 edition of the Examiner and ‘Shariah law all about control’ in the Dec. 1 edition of the Examiner) I hope you will give me a chance of free dialogue that we so much […]

Polygamy in the Holy Qur’an

King Henry the VIII and his six wives This is an article by Dr. Khaula Rehman published in spring 2010 volume of Muslim Sunrise. A picture is worth a thousand words, let me introduce King Henry the VIII to soften the righteous indignation of those who have only been told about the permission of polygamy in Islam […]

Alislam-eGazette May 2011: Blasphemy laws and freedom of religion

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