Shari Ah On Trial

Author: Sarah Eltantawi
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520967143
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Shari'ah on Trial goes beyond journalistic headlines and liberal pieties to give a powerful account of how Northern Nigerians reached a point of such desperation that they demanded the return of the strictest possible shari'ah law.

The Economist

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The city of Kano has a violent history of religious riots. And this spring, more than
1,000 people were killed in Christian-Muslim riots in Kaduna, another northern
city, after a call went out for sharia to be introduced. Nigeria's estimated 120m
people are divided almost equally between the largely Muslim north and the
mixed, but mainly Christian south. The introduction of sharia could split the
country, most bloodily. But in March, after the Kaduna violence, Nigeria's Muslim
vice-president, ...

West Africa

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At present three systems of criminal law Operate side by side in the North
Nigerian law, Islamic law and customary law which is neither uniform nor codified
. It will not be easy to introduce the change. The jurists have recommended an
interim period, during which only the High Court and the Magistrates' Courts will
be bound by the new Code. During this period other courts will be "guided" by the
Code, and the non-Moslems will be able to "opt out" of trial by Moslem courts,
and ...

Der Untergang Des Morgenlandes

Author: Bernard Lewis
ISBN: 3838757920
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Mit dieser provokanten Feststellung analysiert Beranard Lewis die historische Entwicklung des Orients - insbesondere des Osmanischen Reiches und seine Nachfolgestaaten: Die einstige Drehscheibe der Kultur, des Fortschritts und der Kunst ...

Der Philosoph Als Autodidakt

Author: Abu B Ibn Tufail
Publisher: Felix Meiner Verlag
ISBN: 378732061X
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Ziel dieses philosophisch-allegorischen Inselromans des arabisch-andalusischen Denkers Ibn Tufail ist die Verteidigung der Philosophie als rationale Form der Erkenntnis.

Mein Iran

Author: Shirin Ebadi
Publisher: Piper ebooks
ISBN: 3492975437
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Seit Jahrzehnten setzt sich Shirin Ebadi für Menschenrechte und eine Reform der iranischen Gesellschaft ein.

Der Dunkle Wald

Author: Cixin Liu
Publisher: Heyne Verlag
ISBN: 3641174589
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Invasion Der erste Kontakt mit einer außerirdischen Spezies hat die Menschheit in eine Krise gestürzt, denn die fremde Zivilisation hat sich Zugang zu jeglicher menschlicher Informationstechnologie verschafft.

Inside The Vatican

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Meanwhile, the army received an order to intervene to normalize the situation,
and police reinforcement contingents were sent to Kaduna from other northern
and central states of Nigeria. The attack began yesterday when Christians
organized a protest against the soon-to-be enforced Islamic Law or "sharia." The
Muslims reacted and the central market of Kaduna was enveloped in flames. ., j ,•'
Archbishop Oaiyekan of Abuja, vice-president of the Nigerian Episcopal
Conference, ...