Tag Archives: Islamic Law

Video: Woman Judge in Shariah Court

Shariah is a path towards straight path, towards the path of God. Here Judge Khulood Al-Faqih because of the outdated judicial system, uses Shariah to give rulings. People are quite happy about it, no wonder this video didn’t show up at Fox News, or CNN  or anyother news medium. Check it out!

Having a woman as a judge is permissible according to the Fiqh (Jurisprudence) of Imam Abu Hanifa, one of the 4 great Imams of Islam.

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What is Shari’ah? (via Weblog of Dawud Walid)

Shari'ah is a spiritual path towards realizing basic objectives that the Creator wills for man. Dr. Tariq Ramadan defines shar'iah as "a path towards faithfulness."  Shari'ah is NOT a set codex of laws.  Its basic objectives (maqaasid) as defined by Ash-Shatibi are the protection of life, intellect, religious practice, property and posterity. Fiqh/jurisprudence is a vehicle on the path towards actualization (shari'ah).  There are different method … Read More

via Weblog of Dawud Walid

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Injustice Cannot Defeat Injustice

Muslim Public Affairs Council has issued a video in which leading American Islamic Scholars condemn violence, extremism and terrorism yet again.

Apart from the video, if you are interested in reading more condemnations, Fatwas and articles; or if you are one of those who keep asking “Where is the Muslim Voice” then make sure you click Here Are The Muslim Voices!

If the video cannot be found, please click here.

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The Will Of The People (via The Key To Power)

The Will Of The People Thomas Jefferson, the author of the Declaration of Independence of United States and one of the founding fathers of America.What if the will of the people in some country wants Sharia??? Will this not work then??? Just something to think about.How much is this any different from the followings:"Rulers usually appoint people to watch over their subjects. I appoint you a watcher over me and my behavior. If you find me at fault in word or action gui … Read More

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Extremist Attacks Are Not Rooted In Religion

BY DAWUD WALID

Recent attempted extremist attacks with international connections should prompt us to take a deeper look at root motives instead of simplistically faulting religion.

The tired cries of the un-nuanced, such as former New York City Mayor Rudolph Giuliani stating that President Barack Obama is complicit in the recent failed Times Square attack because he fails to use the nomenclature “Islamic terrorism” to define such attacks, plays no constructive role in making our nation safer. Moreover, the Giuliani-type discourse misses a clear yet painful point. Many of these criminal acts are direct blowback in response to our foreign policy missteps.

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