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The principle of neutrality and 'Islamic International Law' (Siyar)

Bouzenita, Anke Sandra (2011) The principle of neutrality and 'Islamic International Law' (Siyar). Global Jurist, 11 (1). pp. 1-34. ISSN 1934-2640

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This paper investigates the institution of neutrality from the perspective of Siyar, “Islamic International Law.” It analyses relevant views of contemporary Muslim scholars, particularly with reference to the division between the “abodes of Islam” (dar al-islam) and the “abode of disbelief”(dar al-kufr), and their discussion on a third abode, the dar al-‘ahd or “abode of the covenant.” The paper concludes that temporary forms of neutrality may be acceptable under Islamic law under certain conditions without a re-interpretation of the classical theory of external relations and the division of territory.

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 4901/607
Subjects: K Law > KBP Islamic Law
K Law > KZ Law of Nations
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Human Sciences > Department of Fiqh and Usul al-Fiqh
Depositing User: Dr Anke Bouzenita
Date Deposited: 19 Oct 2011 17:36
Last Modified: 27 Feb 2014 10:25
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/607

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