Intentional defamation

Commenting on the Russian plane crash in Sinai, which claimed 224 lives on 31 October, the chairman of the special investigation committee said on Saturday that the investigation is underway and that nothing has been ruled out. This brief comment is, so far, the most authoritative statement made by the investigation team, which includes representatives […]

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Shari’ah Law: What it is and what it is not

Far from a medieval code of capital punishments, the Shari’ah is a dynamic ethico-legal system designed to safeguard and advance core human values. In fact, just as the US Constitution references the basic human values of unity, justice, tranquility, welfare, and liberty, so too each of these is also a fundamental value of the Shari’ah. The two, however, diverge at a fundamental point – their source. Whereas the US Constitution was written […]

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