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Self-Defense in Islamic and International Law

Niaz A. Shah

Self-Defense in Islamic and International Law

Assessing Al-Qaeda and the Invasion of Iraq

by Niaz A. Shah

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Published by Palgrave Macmillan .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • International,
  • International Relations - General,
  • Political Science / International Relations,
  • Political Science,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Iraq War, 2003,
  • Self-defense (International law),
  • Self-defense (Islamic law),
  • Politics/International Relations

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages240
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10194893M
    ISBN 100230606180
    ISBN 109780230606180

      Recent international events in particular corroborate the need for a better understanding of the relationship between contemporary international law and Islamic law and how their interaction can be explored and improved to enhance modern international relations and international by: 2. Max Planck UNYB 13 () justify breaches of internationally recognised human rights standards by references to Islamic law By the term Islamic law the I.R. Iran ex- clusively refers to Islamic law in the interpretation of the Shiite ğafari school of law,12 the religion of the majority of the Iranian people and the official creed of the Iranian state

      While the system of international law is improving enormously and certain legal provisions are becoming an integral part of jus cogens norms, this body of law must be studied together with other systems which have basically been effective in its development. The principles of the rule of law must be evaluated collectively rather than selectively. Self-defense is one of the exceptions to the prohibition against use of force under article 2(4) of the UN Charter and customary international law. However, whether the armed attack that gives rise to self-defence should originate from another state (as opposed to an armed group) and whether the attack should actually materialize to lawfully.

      In my book, Customary International Law in Times of Fundamental Change, I speculated that events unfolding in Syria might bring about a radical change in international law. DOI link for International Law and Islamic Law. International Law and Islamic Law book. Edited By MashoodA. Baderin. Edition 1st Edition. First Published eBook Published 5 July The implementation of international human rights norms in any society requires thoughtful and well-informed engagement of religion because of its strong Cited by: 3.


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Self-Defense in Islamic and International Law by Niaz A. Shah Download PDF EPUB FB2

Chapter 3 tests the Koranic foundation of the declaration of Jihad by Al-Qaeda. Chapter 4 discusses the right of self-defense in international law. Special attention is paid to preemptive self-defense. Chapter 5 looks at the evidence of weapons of mass destruction before the invasion of Iraq in /5(1).

Self-defense in Islamic and International Law: Assessing Al-Qaeda and the Invasion of Iraq | Niaz A. Shah PhD, MA, LLB (auth.) | download | B–OK. Download books for free. Find books. The book argues that the concept of self-defense in Islamic and International law is compatible.

Al-Qaeda's declaration of Jihad does not meet the Islamic legal test. Similarly, the invasion of Iraq does meet the international legal test.

Part II is devoted to the right of self-defense in international law ques-tioning the legality of Anglo-American led invasion of Iraq in The purpose of Part III is to compare the rules of self-defense in Islamic and international law in order to find whether both are by: 2.

Drawing from scholarship across law, history, politics and philosophy, Self-Defence in International and Criminal Law provides a broad and interdisciplinary approach to the doctrine of self-defence in both domestic criminal and international law.

It focuses on the requirement of imminence, which deals with the question of when individuals or States may legitimately resort to defensive force Cited by: 1. In many Islamic Law States, Islamic law displaces secular law in state governance and shapes these countries' international dealings.

Powell considers why some of Islamic Law States accept international courts while others avoid them, stressing throughout that we cannot make blanket claims about such states. The ICJ found that Article 51 is part of customary international law and that force used in self-defense against an armed attack may be exercised only absent Security Council authorization if.

60 RD Yadav, ‘Right of self-defence in Islamic jurisprudence’, Aspects of Islam and Muslim Societies (), 61 F Malekian, Principles of Islamic International Criminal Law: A Comparative.

The book “Principles of Islamic International Criminal Law: A Comparative Search” debates the substance of Islamic international criminal law and the system of international criminal law side by side and offers the message that no law is superior to justice, peace and a.

Answer. Praise be to Allah. Protecting oneself and one’s honour, mind, wealth and religion is a well-established basic principle in Islam. These are the five essentials which are well known to Muslims. A person has to defend himself; it is not permissible for him to consume that which will harm him, and it is not permissible for him to allow anyone to harm him.

It concludes that the scope of self-defence in Islamic law is wider than that of self-defence in international law because in Islamic law this concept is not confined to the defence of the state’s territory alone; rather, it also includes defence of the global Muslim community as well as of the value-system of : Muhammad Mushtaq Ahmad, Muhammad Mushtaq Ahmad.

An incomplete manuscript is preserved in the Sulemaniye Library in Istanbul, Turkey. We can safely conclude that Shaibani is the first jurist in the history of mankind who wrote three extant books on international law as a distinct and separate subject from other branches of legal thought and activity.

The question of how Islamic law regulates the notions of just recourse to and just conduct in war has long been the topic of heated controversy, and is often subject to oversimplification in scholarship and journalism.

This book traces the rationale for aggression within the Islamic tradition, and. Al-Shaybani’s book Al-Siyar Al-Kabīr deals with every conceivable aspect of international law relevant to his time.

In fact, the reader would be able to locate it within today’s texts and specialized books on international law. While some think that his book is based on sources of Islamic law and was intended to regulate the international affairs of a Muslim state and is therefore.

Islaamic Sharia Law, based on Quraan and Authentic Sunnah may actually not be Believers in the view of Allah: If any do fail to judge by (the light of) what Allah hath revealed, they are Unbelievers. [ii] The justification of self-defense may apply in such cases, and this is the reason why the legality of these extra-judicial killings is a debatable issue in International Law.

In this paper, we highlight the issues the legal questions surrounding the use of self-defense that have arisen in the wake of the killing of General Soleimani.

Islam and International Law, Awn S. Al-Khasawneh I. THE USE OF FORCE: CONTESTED VIEWS ON THE JUS AD BELLUM AND THE JUS IN BELLO IN ISLAMIC INTERNATIONAL LAW 3. The Siyar Laws of Aggression: Juridical Re-interpretations of Qur’ānic Jihād and Their Contemporary Implications for International Law, Asma Afsaruddin 4.

While an abundance of literature covers the right of states to defend themselves against external aggression, this is the first book dedicated to the right to personal self-defense in international law.

Drawing on his extensive experience as a human rights practitioner and scholar, Dr. Hessbruegge sets out in careful detail the strict requirements that human rights impose on defensive force by.

Islam and International Law explores the multi-faceted relationship of Islam and international law. Current debates on Sharia, Islam and the “West” often suffer from prejudice and platitudes.

The book seeks to engage such self-centrism by providing a plurality of perspectives, both in terms of interdisciplinary research and geographic backgrounds.

international law may possess national law qualities, and vice versa. The difference between these two bodies of law is merely a relative one; that is, while "[n]ational law is a relatively centralized legal order," international law has a relatively decentralized legal order.9 Kelsen argues that international law.

Islamic Law and International Law Book Summary: "Islamic Law and International Law is a comprehensive examination of differences and similarities between the Islamic legal tradition and international law, especially in the context of dispute settlement.

Sharia embraces a unique logic and culture of justice--based on nonconfrontational dispute resolution--as taught by the Quran and the .The purpose of this paper to delineate and explore the concept of self-defence in Islamic jurisprudence from various perspectives.

That is, self-defence is to be scrutinised as both a general concept of Islamic jurisprudence and a specific idea of various schools of Islamic law, such as Sunni schools of Sahfii, Hanbali, Maliki, and Hanafi.Book Description: The goal of this book is to minimize the misunderstandings and conflicts between International law and Islamic law.

The objective is to bring peace into justice and justice into peace for the prevention of violations of human rights law, humanitarian law, international criminal law.