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Punishment for rape in Islamic law.

Mohd Noor, Azman (2009) Punishment for rape in Islamic law. Malayan Law Journal, 5. ISSN 0025-1283

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Abstract

In Islam, rape is considered to be a serious sexual crime. Since it consists of forcible sexual intercourse, most of the classical jurists called it zina bi al-ikrah, that is, forcible unlawful sexual intercourse. The questionarises as to whether rape is part of zina or an isolated crime. This paper focuses on the notion of rape, including a definition of this crime, its punishments and a comparison between rape and zina in Islamic jurisprudence

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 2902/16877
Subjects: K Law > KBP Islamic Law > KBP1 Islamic law.Shariah.Fiqh
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes: Kulliyyah of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Human Sciences > Department of Fiqh and Usul al-Fiqh
Depositing User: Dr Azman Mohd Noor
Date Deposited: 25 Jan 2012 11:05
Last Modified: 12 Mar 2015 20:45
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/16877

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