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Muslim China: Regulating Religious Resistance and Cooptation

Matthew Erie, China and Islam: The Prophet, the Party, and Law (2016). Jedidiah Kroncke In late October of 2017, China’s central leader Xi Jinping gave a speech in which he expressed a renewed campaign to “sinicize” religious practice under greater Party … Continue reading

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Civil Marriages Recommended for Muslim Couples

From The Guardian: Muslim couples should undergo a civil marriage as well as a religious ceremony to give women protection under the law, an independent review of sharia councils has recommended. A report following the 18-month review called for an… … Continue reading

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Immigration Article of the Day: Executive Disorder: The Muslim Ban, Emergency Advocacy, and the Fires Next Time by Khaled A. Beydoun and Abed Ayoub

Khaled A. Beydoun Executive Disorder: The Muslim Ban, Emergency Advocacy, and the Fires Next Time by Khaled A. Beydoun and Abed Ayoub, 22 Michigan Journal of Race & Law 215 (2017) Abstract On January 27, 2017, one week into his… … Continue reading

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Irvine California and the Rights of Muslim Hecklers

Ten Muslim student were convicted in Irvine California yesterday for conspiring to disrupt and disrupting the speech of the Israeli Ambassador on the Irvine campus. One by one the students stood in a large ballroom and yelled at the Ambassador. … Continue reading

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Muslim student sues FBI over GPS tracking device

[JURIST] Muslim student Yasir Afifi and the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) [advocacy website] filed a lawsuit [complaint, PDF; press release] against the FBI [official website] on Wednesday after Afifi discovered a global positioning system (GPS) device on the undercarriage … Continue reading

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