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Inside a Shari'ah court

Author: Ruhi Hamid; Films of Record Ltd.; British Broadcasting Corporation.; BBC Active (Firm); Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
Publisher: Hamilton, NJ : Films for the Humanities & Sciences, 2008.
Series: This world
Edition/Format:   DVD video : Secondary (senior high) school : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
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Spotlighting an outspoken judge determined to convey the benefits of Islamic law, the film presents cases, verdicts, and sentences that clearly illustrate ways in which Shari'ah is implemented in Nigeria.
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Genre/Form: Documentary television programs
Nonfiction television programs
Material Type: Secondary (senior high) school, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Ruhi Hamid; Films of Record Ltd.; British Broadcasting Corporation.; BBC Active (Firm); Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
OCLC Number: 261447853
Language Note: English closed captions for the hearing impaired.
Notes: This disc may not play in all machines or players.
"BBC Active"--Container.
Disc menu incorrectly lists Films for the Humanities & Sciences video number as "39450."
Credits: Location producer and sound, Misha Maltsev ; film editor, David Murray.
Performer(s): Host and narrator, Ruhi Hamid.
Event notes: Originally broadcast Oct. 1, 2007 on the BBC television program: This world.
Description: 1 videodisc (51 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD-R.
Contents: Inseparable, Islam and Shari'ah --
Inside a Shari'ah court --
Shari'ah law is divine law --
Islam : social harmony and strict adherence to Quran --
Women and Islamic law --
Cases before a Shari'ah court --
Immutability of Shari'ah law --
Non-Muslims in Nigeria --
Lawyers and Shari'ah law --
Theft : punishable by flogging or prison --
Public flogging : deterrent to crime --
Jurisdiction : common law vs. Shari'ah law --
Punishment : common law vs. Shari'ah law --
Shari'ah law : acceptable and accessible to Nigerians.
Series Title: This world
Other Titles: This world (Television program)
Responsibility: Films for the Humanities & Sciences ; a Films of Record production for BBC ; executive producer, Roger Graef ; executive producer BBC, Louise Norman ; filmed, produced & directed by Ruhi Hamid.

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Spotlighting an outspoken judge determined to convey the benefits of Islamic law, the film presents cases, verdicts, and sentences that clearly illustrate ways in which Shari'ah is implemented in Nigeria.

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