Religious freedom
Freedom of religion or Freedom of belief is a principle that supports the freedom of an individual or community, in public or private, to manifest religion or belief in teaching, practice, worship, an...
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Saudi Arabia Sentences A Man To 10 Years In Prison And 2,000 Lashes For Expressing His Atheism On Twitter
A court in Saudi Arabia has sentenced a man to 10 years in prison and 2,000 lashes for expressing his atheism in hundreds of social media posts. The report carried in Al-Watan says the 28-year-old man...
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,...
BBC Capital - How the attacks in Paris might change Islamic banking
Will the atrocities in France change the future for Sharia-compliant banking?
Warsaw Confederation
The Warsaw Confederation (January 28, 1573), an important development in the history of Poland and Lithuania that extended religious tolerance to nobility and free persons within the Polish-Lithuanian...
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Freedom of religion in Canada
Freedom of religion in Canada is a constitutionally protected right, allowing believers the freedom to assemble and worship without limitation or interference.
The "Fundamental Freedoms" section o...
Freedom of religion in Canada - Wikipedia
Political aspects of Islam
Political aspects of Islam are derived from the Qur'an, the Sunna (the sayings and living habits of Muhammad), Muslim history, and elements of political movements outside Islam.Traditional political c...
Sharia
To Arabic-speaking people, sharia (/ʃɑːˈriːɑː/; also shari'a, sharīʿah; Arabic: شريعة‎ šarīʿah, [ʃaˈriːʕa], "legislation") means the moral code and religious law of a prophetic religion. The...
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Caliphate
A caliphate (Arabic: خِلافة‎ khilāfa) is a form of Islamic government led by a caliph (Arabic: خَليفة‎ khalīfah  pronunciation )—a person considered a political and relig...
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Religious police
Religious police is the police force responsible for the enforcement of religious norms and associated religious laws.While most police enforcing religious norms in the modern world are the Islamic an...
Islamism
Islamism (Islam and -ism) or political Islam (Arabic: الإسلام السياسي‎ Islām siyāsī; or الإسلامية al-Islāmīyah) is a set of ideologies holding that "Islam should guide social and political a...
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Religious conversion
Religious conversion is the adoption of a set of beliefs identified with one particular religious denomination to the exclusion of others. Thus "religious conversion" would describe the abandoning of ...
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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...
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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...
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Mutaween
Islamic religious police (also mutaween) is the police force responsible for the enforcement of sharia in some Muslim-majority countries.
The word mutaween (Arabic: المطوعين‎ muṭawwiʿīn;...
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
BBC Capital - How the attacks in Paris might change Islamic banking
Will the atrocities in France change the future for Sharia-compliant banking?
Hussam ad-Din Jarallah
Hussam al-Din Jarallah (1884 – 6 March 1954) was a Sunni Muslim leader of the Palestinian people during the British Mandate of Palestine and was the Grand Mufti of Jerusalem from 1948 until his death....
Hussam ad-Din Jarallah - Wikipedia
Quran
The Quran (/kɔrˈɑːn/ kor-AHN; Arabic: القرآن‎ al-qur'ān, [qurˈʔaːn], literally meaning "the recitation"; also romanised Qurʾan or Koran) is the central religious text of Islam, which Muslim...
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Eid al-Adha
Eid al-Adha (Arabic: عيد الأضحى‎ ʿīd al-aḍḥā [ʕiːd ælˈʔɑdˤħæ] meaning "Festival of the sacrifice"), also called the Feast of the Sacrifice (Turkish: Kurban Bayramı; Bosnian: Kurban B...
Eid al-Adha - Wikipedia
Muslim conquests
According to traditional accounts, the Muslim conquests (Arabic: الغزوات‎, al-Ġazawāt or Arabic: الفتوحات الإسلامية‎, al-Futūḥāt al-Islāmiyya) also referred to as the Islamic conq...
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Human Rights in Islam (book)
Human Rights in Islam is a 1976 book written by Sayyid Abul Ala Maududi, the founder of Jamaat-e-Islami.In the book, Maududi argues that respect for human rights has always been enshrined in Sharia la...
Umma Party (Egypt)
The Umma Party (Arabic: حزب الأمة, Hizb Al-Umma) is a small Egyptian political party.
The party was established in 1983. It was the first party accepted by the Political Party Affairs Committee si...
Islam and democracy
Islamic democracy refers to a political ideology that seeks to apply Islamic principles to public policy within a democratic framework. In practice, there are three kinds of political systems in the M...
Khilafah Ammah
Khilafah Ammah (خلافة عامّة) is a type of Islamic governmental concept introduced by Shah Waliullah in his book Izalatul Khafa'an Khilafatul Khulafa.In that book he introduces a unique classification ...