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Islamic Contributions to International Humanitarian Law: Recalibrating TWAIL Approaches for Existing Contributions & Legacies

(Re-published from AJIL Unbound, March 17, 2016) This short essay focuses on the involvement of Muslim-majority state leadership in the pre-World War II development of international humanitarian law (IHL), including their appeals to Islamic norms.

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Shari’a Courts Move to the Battlefield

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Visit of Human Rights Lawyer Gabor Rona

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Postconflict Justice & Islam Workshop 2010

  Goal The goal of this workshop was to begin identifying the most pressing issues at the intersection of Islamic jurisprudence and international humanitarian law (IHL) and to consider how the shared concerns of both sets of laws may prompt creativity in addressing troubling gaps—notably, the lack of standards for dealing with the rise of […]

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Islam & IHL Workshop 2009

Overview & Topics INSCT’s interdisciplinary workshop gathered scholars and practitioners from the fields of Islamic law, Muslim politics and culture, comparative religion and history, international conflict and security, and international law and human rights with interest in the contribution of Islam to the rules governing the conduct of warfare. The workshop was a vital first […]

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