Can notions of athe Rule of Lawa, aHuman Rightsa and ajudicial processa as understood in the West be made to work in the Middle East and the rest of the Islamic world? Since the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, much attention has been focused on an international standard on human rights applicable to all cultures. But is this standard observed by Middle Eastern and Islamic governments and enforced by their judiciaries? This book examines the predicament of the Muslim world. Are Islamic principles compatible with athe Rule of Lawa and aHuman Rightsa as defined by the West?_x000D_ _x000D_ In this country-by-country survey a range of distinguished scholars, practitioners and judges explore how the concepts of athe Rule of Lawa and aHuman Rightsa are being debated and applied in the changing social and political climates of Egypt, Iraq, Kuwait, Jordan, Palestine, Yemen, Saudi Arabia, Afghanistan and Pakistan.B. advanced studies Diploma in Public Law, advanced studies Diploma in Administrative Law, and a PhD in Constitutional Law from Cairo and Ain Shams ... Vogel received his PhD in law and Middle Eastern studies from Harvard University.
|Title||:||The Rule of Law in the Middle East and the Islamic World|
|Author||:||Eugene Cotran, Mai Yamani|
|Publisher||:||I.B.Tauris - 2000-06-08|