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Cairo declaration of human rights: viability as an Islamic alternative

Haneef, Sayed Sikandar Shah (2016) Cairo declaration of human rights: viability as an Islamic alternative. In: Issues on harmonization of human rights in Islam. IIUM Press, Kuala Lumpur, pp. 257-276. ISBN 978-967-418-418-6

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Abstract

The Official Islamic Declaration of Human Rights, namely Cairo Declaration has become a subject of debate among Muslim academia as far as its viability to serve as an alternative to the UN declaration of human rights. This section argues either for its empowerment or its replacement by a more workable alternative within the constraints of Muslim nation states.

Item Type: Book Chapter
Additional Information: 3049/51123
Uncontrolled Keywords: Cairo declaration, human rights, viability, Islamic alternative
Subjects: K Law > KBP Islamic Law > KBP1 Islamic law.Shariah.Fiqh > KBP470 Law reform. Criticism. Tanzim
K Law > KZ Law of Nations
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes: Kulliyyah of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Human Sciences > Department of Fiqh and Usul al-Fiqh
Depositing User: Prof. Sayed Sikandar Shah Haneef
Date Deposited: 24 Oct 2016 11:09
Last Modified: 24 Oct 2016 11:09
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/51123

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