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The rule of law in the Middle East and the Islamic world : human rights and the judicial process

Author: Eugene Cotran; Mai Yamani; University of London. Centre of Islamic and Middle Eastern Law.
Publisher: London ; New York : I.B. Tauris Pub. in association with the Centre of Islamic Studies and Middle Eastern Law, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London ; New York : Distributed in the USA by St. Martin's Press, 2000.
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Since the Universal Declaration of Human Rights much attention has been focused in an international standard on human rights applicable to all cultures. This text examines the predicament of the Muslim world. Are Islamic principles compatible with "the Rule of Law" and "Human Rights" as defined by the West? In this country-by-country survey a range of distinguished scholars explore how the concepts of "the Rule of  Read more...
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Rule of law in the Middle East and the Islamic world.
London ; New York : I.B. Tauris Pub. in association with the Centre of Islamic Studies and Middle Eastern Law, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London ; New York : Distributed in the USA by St. Martin's Press, 2000
(DLC) 2002319270
(OCoLC)45168271
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Eugene Cotran; Mai Yamani; University of London. Centre of Islamic and Middle Eastern Law.
ISBN: 1417546743 9781417546749 9781860645624 1860645623 9780857718457 0857718452
OCLC Number: 56947304
Description: 1 online resource (x, 180 pages)
Contents: The rule of law in Egypt from a judicial perspective : a digest of the landmark decisions of the Supreme Constitutional Court / Adel Omar Sherif --
Human rights, the rule of law and the construction of tradition : the Egyptian Supreme Administrative Court and female circumcision (Appeal no. 5257/43, 28 December 1997) / Kilian Bälz --
Human rights protection and the rule of law : case studies in Israel and Egypt / June Ray --
The Middle East peace process and the rule of law : irreconcilable objectives? / Lynn Welchman --
The rule of law in Palestine : reviewing the building of legal institutions / Eugene Cotran --
The rule of law in Iraq : does it exist? / Sabah Al Mukhtar --
The rule of law and human rights in Jordan : the role of the judiciary in the control of the law's constitutionality / Abd Al-Naieem Abu Wendi --
The role of the judiciary in the protection of human rights / Rateb Wazani --
The defendent's rights in the criminal process and trials / Adeeb Halasa --
Democracy and human rights in Kuwait : the role of the constitution / Mahmoud Samy Gamal El-Din --
The rule of law in Yemen : uniting North and South / Najeeb Shamiry --
The rule of law in Saudi Arabia : exploring contradictions and traditions / Frank E. Vogel --
Muslim women and human rights in Saudi Arabia : aspirations of a new generation / Mai Yamani --
Human rights in Afghanistan : law and reality / Fatima Gailani --
The Islamization of laws in Pakistan : impact on the independence of the judiciary / Martin Lau --
The Shura and human rights in Islamic law : the relevance of democracy / Gamil Mohammed El-Gindy.
Responsibility: edited by Eugene Cotran and Mai Yamani.
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