Book Launch and Discussion: Crime and Punishment in Islamic Law: A Fresh Interpretation (IAIS Malaysia, 30 January 2020)
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Crime and Punishment in Islamic Law

How to Cite

Abdullah, Ahmad Badri. 2020. “Book Launch and Discussion: Crime and Punishment in Islamic Law: A Fresh Interpretation (IAIS Malaysia, 30 January 2020)”. Islam and Civilisational Renewal </Br> ICR Journal 11 (1):175-76. https://icrjournal.org/index.php/icr/article/view/832.

Abstract

On 30 January 2020, IAIS Malaysia organised the launch, with accompanying discussion event, of the book “Crime and Punishment in Islamic Law: A Fresh Interpretation”. The book was authored by Professor Mohammad Hashim Kamali, founding CEO of IAIS Malaysia, and published by Oxford University Press. The event was officiated over by the Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department, Datuk Seri Dr Mujahid Yusuf Rawa. In his officiating speech, the Minister stressed that, in order to portray Islam as a compassionate religion (din al-rahmah), there is a need for fresh evaluation and a recourse to independent reasoning, renewal, and reform, particularly in areas such as public law and Islamic criminal law.

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