Islam and human rights

tradition and politics by Ann Elizabeth Mayor

Publisher: Westview Press, Publisher: Pinter Publishers in Boulder, Colo, London

Written in English
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  • Islamic countries.

Subjects:

  • Civil rights (Islamic law),
  • Human rights -- Religious aspects -- Islam,
  • Civil rights -- Islamic countries,
  • Human rights -- Islamic countries

Edition Notes

Includes index.

StatementAnn Elizabeth Mayer.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsLAW
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1115393M
ISBN 100813321301, 081332131X
LC Control Number94041412

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Human Rights in Islam Syed Abul A'la Maududi Table of Index: CHAPTE R ONE: HUMAN RIGHTS, THE WEST AND ISLAM The Western Approach The Islamic Approach CHAPTER TWO: BASIC HUMAN RIGHTS The Right to Life The Right to the Safety of Life Respect for the Chastity of Women The Right to a Basic Standard of Life Individual's Right to Freedom.

Islam and Human Rights belongs in the library of any scholar seriously interested in its important topics. Highly recommended." —Choice "A unique contribution to the discourse and practice of human rights.” —Reza Afshari, Pace University "A winning reference for any discussion on Islam and human rights issues.” —The Midwest Book ReviewCited by: An-Na'im --Islamic Political Framework, Human Rights, the West and Islam, Basic Human Rights, Rights of Citizens in an Islamic State, and Rights of Enemies at War / Abul A'la Mawdudi --Arab Islamic Developments on Human Rights / Tabet Koraytem --Dilemma of Islamic Rights Schemes / Ebrahim Moosa --Cairo Declaration on Human Rights in Islam.

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This booklet attempts a comparative study of Islam and The Declaration. The presentation of Islamic. An internationally-recognised scholar of Islam and human rights, and human rights in cross-cultural perspectives, Professor An-Na'im research interests also include constitutionalism in Islamic and African countries, and Islam and politics.

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Get this from a library. Islam and human rights. [Muhammad Zafrulla Khan] -- Presents the teachings of Islam in relation to the various Articles that make up the Declaration of Human Rights adopted by the General Assembly of the United Nations.

The author explains how The human rights and humanitarian programs of the U.S. Department of State and the Agency for International Development are hated by many conservatives because some of the programs support women's rights and healthcare, education for girls, the empowerment of.

The rigid laws of Islam have deprived half of the population of their basic human rights. The male is in charge of the female: Koranand the subjugated half is led to believe, through Islamic teachings, that the supremacy of the man is the will of Allah, and it has been predestined for women to live as submissive, obedient wives.

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The aim of the Islam and Human Rights program is to explore such tensions and, when possible, reconcile them. Whether Islam is compatible with human rights in general, and with the Declaration of Human Rights in particular, has been both a Muslim issue and a concern of the international community.

Muslim rulers, Western analysts and policymakers, and Muslim extremists as well as conservative Muslims, have often agreed for diverse reasons that Islam and human rights cannot : Abdulaziz Sachedina. To many Muslims the Qur'an is the Magna Carta of human rights and a large part of its concern is to free human beings from the bondage of traditionalism, authoritarianism (religious, political, economic, or any other), tribalism, racism, sexism, slavery or anything else that prohibits or inhibits human beings from actualizing the Qur'anic vision of human destiny embodied in the classic.

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Islam and Human Rights is a probing examination of how the Islamic tradition has been exploited for political ends by regimes and institutions seeking to legitimize policies inimical to human rights.

Ann Elizabeth Mayer critically appraises Islamic human rights schemes that dilute the human rights afforded by international law, comparing them with the complex Islamic legal heritage and /5(3). [In Islam] there are no ‘human rights’ or ‘freedoms’ admissible to man in the sense in which modern man’s thought, belief and practice understand them: in essence, the believer owes obligation or duties to God if only because he is called upon to obey the Divine Law and such Human rights as he is made to acknowledge seem to stem from.

Islam's "Human Rights" by Janet Tavakoli November 5, at am (Sahih Bukhari volume 5, b number ) I am referring Author: Janet Tavakoli. On page of his book, Malcolm Clark states, “Provisions of Islamic law sometimes conflict with human rights and international law in the area of due process.” This is a false statement.

Nowhere does Islam conflict with human rights and international law. The rise of political Islam has attracted great public, government, and academic attention in the West. It is fair to say that Islamism has been largely viewed by many with dismay and fear due to its perceived anachronistic and totalitarian nature.

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Ann Elizabeth Mayer critically appraises Islamic human rights schemes that dilute the human rights afforded by international law, comparing them with the complex Islamic legal heritage and.