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The Faculty of Sharīʿa & Law in Cairo organized a symposium under the title ‘Principles of International Humanitarian Law and Common Denominators with the Principles of Islamic Sharīʿa.’
In countries where Islamic law or sharīʿa is constitutionally mandated, women experience significant impacts on their lives in both the public and private sphere. In Sudan, activists from different currents work hard to elevate their legal status with regard to Islamic jurisprudence and solve the...
President of the Egyptian Nūr-Mubārak University of Islamic Culture, Dr. Muḥammad al-Shaḥāt al-Jindī, emphasized the imperative need to heed the calls from religious leaders advocating for the establishment of an international law criminalizing contempt of religions.
Today, December 13, marks the death anniversary of Shaykh Maḥmūd Shaltūt, an imām who was responsible for some of the largest religious discourse renewals in the 20th century, with illuminating and unprecedented contributions made in the service of the Islamic sharīʿa.
On Thursday, December 7th, Denmark’s parliament adopted a law prohibiting the burning of copies of the Holy Qurʾān in response to a series of incidents where Islam's holy book was desecrated, which sparked outrage in Muslim countries.  
Palestinian President Maḥmūd ʿAbbās and Pope Francis shared a phone call where they discussed the latest developments in Palestine, including Gaza, the West Bank, and Jerusalem.
Dr. Walāʾ Jād al-Karīm, a member of the National Council for Human Rights, confirmed that Israel is violating both human rights and international law, pointing out that the United Nations has not been able to enter the occupied territories and follow up on human rights because Israel is refusing to...
Secretary-General of the Arab Lawyers Union (ALU), Mekkaoui Benaissa, strongly condemned the incident where a copy of the Holy Qurʾān was torn apart in the Netherlands.
What freedoms of opinion and expression were gained in Europe, and the West in general, since the Danish newspaper, Jyllands-Posten, published cartoons insulting the Prophet Muḥammad in 2005?
Some Western nations, like Sweden and Denmark, consider the insult to the Prophet Muḥammad and the burning of copies of the Holy Qurʾān as a sign of freedom of expression to boast about as a democratic pattern, but would strongly criminalize any media or channels of expression attacking...

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