Islam and Human Rights: Tradition and Politics

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Index
'Abduh, Muhammad, 51-52
Abortion, 113
Afghanistan
human rights and, 24
Islamization in, 30
African Brazilians, 192-193
Age of Reason, Islamic, 49
Ahl al-kitab (people of the book), 147, 153, 160, 175
discrimination against, 151, 155, 157
2pe, 159
Ahmadis, 237-238(n37), 238(n51)
discrimination against, 159-160, 165, 229(n31), 238(n52), 239(n54)
Jama'at-i-Islami and, 159
Algeria, 144
forced marriages in, 234(n44)
human rights and, 14, 18, 211
Kharijites in, 223(n18)
Amnesty International, 18, 220(n9), 227(n22)
Animists, Islamization and, 184
Anthropocentrism, 60-61, 62
Antihumanism, 58, 196
Anti-individualism, 47, 58, 64, 66, 152, 172, 214
"Anti-Islamic Activities of the Quadiani Group, Lahori Group and Ahmadis (Prohibition and Punishment) Ordinance XX of 1984", 160
Antirationalism, 58, 196
Apostasy, 228(n23), 239(n5)
death penalty for, 163, 168-170, 172, 176-181, 184-187, 240(nn 20, 28)
shari'a rules on, 163-171, 179-182, 184, 186-187
women and, 167-168, 172
See also Conversion
Arab Human Rights Day, 187
Arab-Israeli war of 1967, 1
Arkoun, Mohammed, 54
al-Asad, Hafez, 30
Assembly, freedom of, 75, 79, 82, 89, 205
Assembly of Experts ( Iran), 80
Association, freedom of, 75, 79, 81- 82, 88-91, 106-107, 157
Atheism
prohibition of, 107
See also Apostasy
Augustine, Saint, 142
al-Azhar, 185
Azhar draft constitution, 27-28, 59- 60, 80-81, 89, 96, 107, 141, 175- 177, 180, 231(n24)
equality in, 102-103 human rights and, 191 non-Muslims and, 160 women and, 90, 133-136
al-'Azm, Sadiq Jalal, 54
Baha'is, 221(n9)
apostasy of, 169, 185
execution of, 179-180, 184

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