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New Book: Peace and Reconciliation in International and Islamic Law

“Peace and Reconciliation in International and Islamic Law” explores the synergies and the differences between the two systems of international and Islamic law in the area conflict resolution focusing on selected conflict theatres around the world; along with interfacing with international humanitarian norms, human rights standards, treaties, best practice vis a vis exploring innovative concepts such as theo-diplomacy as means to attempting to facilitate a peaceful resolution to a conflict.

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Final Communiqué of the Extraordinary Meeting of the OIC Executive Committee on “The Recent Developments and the Humanitarian Situation in Afghanistan”

“[The OIC] Urges the de facto Afghan Authorities to allow women and girls to exercise their rights and contribute to the development of Afghan society in accordance with the rights and responsibilities as guaranteed to them by Islam and international human rights law.” Point 10, Communique from the Organization of Islamic Cooperation.

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“ …Say Peace” – Islamic Perspectives on Peace and Conflict Resolution: Teaching and Training Manual

The purpose of the training manual is to be used in university courses and training workshops on conflict analysis and resolution, with a focus on Islamic perspectives. The information in the manual aim to develop and improve participants’ knowledge and skills of conflict analysis and resolution in an Islamic context.

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In a Time of Islamophobia, Teach With Complexity

When teaching about the Middle East and North Africa, U.S. teachers are often confronted with a dearth of accurate and nuanced material about the history, politics and people of the region. This crisis of critical awareness mainly materializes through two recurring narratives that circulate in mainstream media, political discourse and popular culture: “Islam as anti-Western” and conflict fueled by “ancient hatreds.” These narratives work in tandem to produce a one-dimensional conception of the MENA, which, in turn, fuels the rising Islamophobia in U.S. schools and society.

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