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: 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 […]