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Research Article
Plurality of Legal Systems and Democracy
2. Plurality of Legal Systems and Democracy

Javid Gadirov

Volume 14, Issue 2 , Summer and Autumn 2019, Pages 5-21

http://dx.doi.org/10.22096/hr.2020.121446.1192

Abstract
  The key problem addressed in the paper is that of the legal pluralism, more specifically the pluralism of legal systems within one state that pursues the accommodation of religious ...  Read More
Research Article
What is a Muslim? Fundamental Commitment and Cultural Identity
3. What is a Muslim? Fundamental Commitment and Cultural Identity

Akeel Bilgrami

Volume 14, Issue 2 , Summer and Autumn 2019, Pages 23-48

http://dx.doi.org/10.22096/hr.2020.121448.1193

Abstract
  An underlying theoretical point of this paper has been that if fundamental commitments and the questions of cultural identity that they bring with them (What is an X?) are understood ...  Read More
Research Article
Limiting Human Rights for Religious Reasons: Rationale and Boundaries, a Perspective from Europe’s Human Rights Court
4. Limiting Human Rights for Religious Reasons: Rationale and Boundaries, a Perspective from Europe’s Human Rights Court

Steven Dewulf; Didier Pacquée

Volume 14, Issue 2 , Summer and Autumn 2019, Pages 49-58

http://dx.doi.org/10.22096/hr.2020.121452.1195

Abstract
  Human rights and religion can very often be seen as reinforcing one another. Therefore, religion plays a primordial role in promoting respect for human rights and fundamental freedoms. ...  Read More
Research Article
Human Rights Protection: The Role of Institutional Capacity and Selective Adaptation
5. Human Rights Protection: The Role of Institutional Capacity and Selective Adaptation

Pitman Potter

Volume 14, Issue 2 , Summer and Autumn 2019, Pages 59-82

http://dx.doi.org/10.22096/hr.2020.121443.1191

Abstract
  Selective adaptation describes the process by which international legal rules are contextualized to local conditions. The institutional and cultural contexts for selective adaptation ...  Read More
Research Article
Islamic Reservations to the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women
6. Islamic Reservations to the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women

Irene Pietropaoli

Volume 14, Issue 2 , Summer and Autumn 2019, Pages 83-108

http://dx.doi.org/10.22096/hr.2020.121455.1198

Abstract
  My study is about the Islamic reservations to the Convention on the Elimination of All forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) and their compatibility under the regime of the ...  Read More
Research Article
Islam, Peace and Religious Pluralism: An Analysis of the Works of Asghar Ali Engineer
7. Islam, Peace and Religious Pluralism: An Analysis of the Works of Asghar Ali Engineer

Nigar Ataulla

Volume 14, Issue 2 , Summer and Autumn 2019, Pages 109-120

http://dx.doi.org/10.22096/hr.2020.121463.1202

Abstract
  At a time when religion has assumed a particular potency in shaping and defining inter-community and inter-state relations the world over, the need for evolving alternate understandings ...  Read More
Research Article
Beyond Tolerance: Peace, Dialogue, and Religious Freedom (Religions and Peace / Interrelationship between Human Rights and Peace)
8. Beyond Tolerance: Peace, Dialogue, and Religious Freedom (Religions and Peace / Interrelationship between Human Rights and Peace)

Jeremy Iggers

Volume 14, Issue 2 , Summer and Autumn 2019, Pages 121-135

http://dx.doi.org/10.22096/hr.2020.121456.1199

Abstract
  It is widely accepted that the freedom to practice one's religion, and to live according to one's religious beliefs, is a basic human right, and the key to peaceful coexistence among ...  Read More
Research Article
The Time of Religion and Human Rights
9. The Time of Religion and Human Rights

Louis E. Wolcher

Volume 14, Issue 2 , Summer and Autumn 2019, Pages 137-182

http://dx.doi.org/10.22096/hr.2020.121451.1194

Abstract
  The Enlightenment's distinction between positive and natural religion furnishes a useful point of departure for thinking about the relationship, in today's world, between religion and ...  Read More
Research Article
Violence, Islam and Human Rights:
Islam, a Religion of Peace or a Religion of War?
10. Violence, Islam and Human Rights: Islam, a Religion of Peace or a Religion of War?

Aniseeh Van-Engeland

Volume 14, Issue 2 , Summer and Autumn 2019, Pages 183-205

http://dx.doi.org/10.22096/hr.2020.121453.1196

Abstract
  At a time of terrorist actions, the civil wars in Afghanistan and in Iraq as well as the caricatures of the Prophet and Pope XVI’s speech about violence in Islam, it is urgent ...  Read More
Research Article
Towards a Culture of Human Rights:
World Religions and National Accountability
11. Towards a Culture of Human Rights: World Religions and National Accountability

Josh Brubaker

Volume 14, Issue 2 , Summer and Autumn 2019, Pages 207-220

http://dx.doi.org/10.22096/hr.2020.121454.1197

Abstract
  The recent creation of the Human Rights Council at the United Nations constituted another opportunity for the United States to take positive leadership towards a greater level of human ...  Read More
Research Article
Coping With Otherness in a Globalized World:
 Lessons from Islamic, African, and Western Perspectives
12. Coping With Otherness in a Globalized World: Lessons from Islamic, African, and Western Perspectives

Abdulmumini A. Oba

Volume 14, Issue 2 , Summer and Autumn 2019, Pages 221-245

http://dx.doi.org/10.22096/hr.2020.121462.1201

Abstract
  One of the major challenges for a civilization - and a parameter for assessing it - is how it treats those who do not belong to that civilization. The dichotomy between “we” ...  Read More
Research Article
Sharia Law, Traditional Justice and Violence against Women: Lessons from Sudan
13. Sharia Law, Traditional Justice and Violence against Women: Lessons from Sudan

Rebecca Barber

Volume 14, Issue 2 , Summer and Autumn 2019, Pages 247-269

http://dx.doi.org/10.22096/hr.2020.121460.1200

Abstract
  There has been a great deal written about the relationship between sharia law and international human rights law, particularly with regards to the treatment of women. The tensions between ...  Read More