Is Islamic Law Compatible with Human Rights?
A conversation with:
Ms. Hauwa Ibrahim
Sharia and Human Rights Scholar
Harvard Divinity School
Dr. Moataz El Fegiery
Protection Coordinator for the Middle East and North Africa
Front Line Defenders
Ambassador Frederic C. Hof
Director, Rafik Hariri Center for the Middle East
Ms. Geneive Abdo
Author of The New Sectarianism: The Arab Uprisings and the Shi’a-Sunni Divide
The Atlantic Council’s Islamic Law and Human Rights initiative, a project of the Rafik Hariri Center for the Middle East, explores human rights violations by Arab states and non-state actors committed in the name of Islam. This event will present the initiative and feature a discussion on where gender relations and freedom of speech stand in the context of sharia in the region.
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1030 15th Street NW, 12th Floor (West Tower Elevator)
This event is open to press and on the record.
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