Law and Religion

War trial: 90 years for Ghulam Azam

Source: Daily Star Former Jamaat-e-Islami chief Ghulam Azam has been handed 90-year jail for his role in the murder and genocide of the independence-seeking people of the land who were fighting occupation Pakistani army in 1971. All the five charges, which include murder and torture of unarmed people, conspiracy, planning, […]

Is a new fiqh possible?

Source: Dawn.com By AHMAD RAZA ISLAMIC fiqh is divided in two broad domains of legal studies. The part which deals with theoretical and conceptual foundations of Islamic law is known as usul-al-fiqh. The other part is concerned with concrete interpretations and applications necessitated by the changing historical and social circumstances of […]