By Javaid Rehman
Within the put up '9/11' felony and political surroundings, Islam and Muslims were linked to terrorism. Islamic civilization has more and more been characterised as backward, insular, stagnant and not able to house the calls for of the twenty first century, and changes and schisms among Islam and the west are being perceived as enormous and insurmountable. '9/11' terrorist assaults have regrettably supplied important ammunition to the critics of Islam and those that champion a 'clash of civilizations'. during this unique and incisive examine, the writer investigates the connection among Islamic legislations, states practices and foreign terrorism. It offers a close research of the assets of Islamic legislation and studies the innovations of Jihad, spiritual freedom and minority rights inside of Sharia and Siyar. In removing present misconceptions, the ebook offers a radical statement of the contributions made through Islamic states within the improvement of overseas legislations, together with norms at the prohibition of terrorism. It provides a lucid debate on such key concerns inside of classical and sleek Islamic kingdom practices as diplomatic immunities, prohibitions on hostage-taking, aerial and maritime terrorism, and the financing of terrorism. The e-book surveys the bias and injustices inside overseas law—a criminal method ruled and operated on the behest of a choose band of strong states. It forewarns that unilateralism and the undermining of human rights values within the identify of the 'war on terrorism' is generating strong reactions inside of Muslim states.