Islamic law

Children’s kidnap case against father dismissed by Andhra Pradesh High Court

Petitioner’s counsel B Varun said as per Sunni Islamic Law, a father is the legal and natural guardian of minor children.

published on : 25th May 2023

Taliban carry out first public execution since Afghan takeover

The execution took place in western Farah province before hundreds of spectators and many top Taliban officials, including from the capital of Kabul and the province.

published on : 7th December 2022

Malaysian wins challenge against Islamic law banning gay sex

Critics say the climate is worsening for the gay community in Muslim-majority Malaysia, with government officials often speaking out against LGBT people.

published on : 25th February 2021

Supreme Court considered media reports, decided to deal with triple talaq

Two media reports highlighting plight of Muslim women led the Supreme Court to change its professed stand.

published on : 22nd August 2017