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Terrorism, Banditry and Hirabah: Advancing New Shariah Perspectives

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Hirabah is the nearest Shariah legal concept to terrorism. Modern technological change, however, has altered the nature of this crime so much that corresponding adjustments in the law of hirabah are inevitable. Remote control devices, precision device-timing, vastly destructive weapons, and even suicide bombings were not considered by early Muslim jurists in their scholastic articulations of hirabah. The Qur'anic conception of this crime, on the other hand, is.........Download the full article in pdf attachment (below)

Mohammad Hashim Kamali
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