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Could an Islamic human rights court become reality?

According to a report by the Malaysian “New Straits Times” the idea of an Islamic court, dealing solely with human rights issues between and involving Islamic nations, might soon become a reality. Of course, the mere fact of creating a judicial institution focusing on the protection of human rights must be welcomed. Not at least, since the impact of such an institution on the overall political establishment and on the position of the individual human being in relation to the State in which he/she lives will be strengthened immensely; as has been shown before by inter alia the creation of…