Islamic criminal jurisprudence
Islamic criminal law (Arabic: فقه العقوبات‎) is criminal law in accordance with Islamic law. Strictly speaking, Islamic law does not have a distinct corpus of "criminal law," as sharia court...
ISIS Fighter Executes His Mother, Rights Groups Say
An ISIS fighter has executed his own mother before a public audience in Raqqa, an expat Syrian rights group said. The 20-year-old killed his mother in the Syrian city of Raqqa, ISIS' de facto capital,...
Dhabihu'llah Mahrami
Dhabihu'llah Mahrami (1946 – 15 December 2005) (also Zabihullah Mahrami) was an Iranian Bahá'í who was charged with apostasy from Islam and jailed in Iran. After 10 years in prison he was found dead i...
ISIS Fighter Executes His Mother, Rights Groups Say
An ISIS fighter has executed his own mother before a public audience in Raqqa, an expat Syrian rights group said. The 20-year-old killed his mother in the Syrian city of Raqqa, ISIS' de facto capital,...
LGBT in Islam
LGBT and Islam is influenced by the religious, legal and cultural history of the nations with a sizable Muslim population, along with specific passages in the Qur'an and statements attributed to the I...
LGBT in Islam - Wikipedia
Central Council of Ex-Muslims
The Central Council of Ex-Muslims (German: Zentralrat der Ex-Muslime, ZdE) is a German association (Verein) of non-religious, secular persons who were Muslim or originate from an Islamic country. It ...
Sol Hachuel
Sol Hachuel (1817, Tangier–1834, Fes) was a Jewish heroine, who was publicly beheaded when she was 17 years old. She was executed for alleged apostasy from Islam—apparently without ever having c...
Sol Hachuel - Wikipedia
Walid Husayin
Waleed Al-Husseini (alternatively spelled Waleed Hasayen) (Arabic: وليد الحسيني) is a Palestinian blogger. In October 2010, the Palestinian Authority arrested him for allegedly blaspheming against Isl...
Central Committee for Ex-Muslims
The Central Committee for Ex-Muslims (Dutch: Centraal Comité voor Ex-moslims) was a Dutch committee that aimed to aid Muslims who wish to leave Islam through the constitutional right of freedom of...
Hudud
Hudud (Arabic: حدود Ḥudūd, also transliterated hadud, hudood; singular hadd, حد, literal meaning "limit", or "restriction") is an Islamic concept, based on Quran and Hadiths, that define "crimes again...
Tazir
In Islamic Law, tazir (or ta'zir, Arabic تعزير) refers to punishment, usually corporal, that can be administered at the discretion of the judge, called a Qadi, Kadi, as opposed to the hudud. The Oxf...
Ali Hussain Sibat
Ali Hussain Sibat is a Lebanese national and former host of the popular call-in show that aired on satellite TV across the Middle East. On the show --- described as "a Middle Eastern psychic hot line"...
Leaving Islam: Apostates Speak Out
Leaving Islam: Apostates Speak Out (ISBN 1-59102-068-9) is a book, authored and edited by secularist Ibn Warraq that researches and documents cases of apostasy in Islam.
The first part of the book...
Leaving Islam: Apostates Speak Out - Wikipedia
Dibba
Dibba (Arabic: دبا; Portuguese: Doba), sometimes spelled Diba or Daba, is a coastal region at the northern tip of the eastern Arabian peninsula on the Gulf of Oman. It is politically divided into thre...
Capital theft
Capital theft is the name sometimes given to aggravated theft in countries where such a crime is punishable by amputation or death. For instance, the Sudanese criminal code at §170 and 171 defines suc...
Capital theft - Wikipedia
Diyya
Diyya (plural: Diyat; Arabic: دية‎) in Islamic Sharia law, is the financial compensation paid to the victim or heirs of a victim in the cases of murder, bodily harm or property damage. It is...
Maisir
In Islam, gambling (known as maisir, also maisira and sometimes called qimar), is forbidden (Arabic: harām‎). According to investment-and-finance.net, the term "maisir" was "originally used"...
Rajm
Rajm (رجم) is an Arabic word that means "stoning". It is commonly used to refer to the Hudud punishment wherein an organized group throws stones at a convicted individual until that person dies. Under...
Zina
Zināʾ (زِنَاء) or zina (زِنًى or زِنًا) is an Islamic law concerning unlawful sexual relations between Muslims who are not married to one another through a Nikah. It includes extramarital sex and pre...
Qisas
Qiṣāṣ (Arabic: قصاص‎) is an Islamic term meaning "retaliation in kind" or revenge, or "eye for an eye". It is a category of crimes in Islamic jurisprudence, where Sharia allows equal retalia...
Apostasy in Islam
Apostasy in Islam (Arabic: ردة riddah or ارتداد irtidād) is commonly defined as the conscious abandonment of Islam by a Muslim in word or through deed. It includes the act of converting to another rel...
Apostasy in Islam - Wikipedia
Religious freedom in Iran
Freedom of religion in Iran is marked by Iranian culture, major religion and politics. Iran is an Islamic republic —the Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Iran mandates that the official religion...
Religious freedom in Iran - Wikipedia
Criticism of the Qur'an
While the Quran is the scriptural foundation of Islam, criticism of the Quran has frequently occurred. Critics have made allegations of scientific, theological, and historical errors, claims of contra...
Ridda wars
The Ridda wars (Arabic: حروب الردة), also known as the Wars of Apostasy, were a series of military campaigns launched by the Caliph Abu Bakr against rebel Arabian tribes during 632 and 633 AD, just af...
Ridda wars - Wikipedia
Takfir
In Islamic law, takfir or takfeer (Arabic: تكفير‎ takfīr) refers to the practice of excommunication, one Muslim declaring a non-Muslim or an apostate, an unbeliever or kafir (pl. kuffār). T...
Takfir - Wikipedia