Islamic Law and Development – Youcef Maouchi

By Youcef Maouchi The fact that Islamic world is experiencing a long phase of underdevelopment is not controversial. Whether the level of development is measured economically (per capita income) or by other variables like, life expectancy, the rate of literacy or the Human Development Index (HDI), the Muslims figure in the world’s poor and experience collectively…

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Islam and free market economy: incompatibility or deviation? – Hicham El Moussaoui

By Hicham El Moussaoui Several studies show the strong positive correlation between market economy and development. Unfortunately, in Muslim countries have no real free market economies. And often when we analyze the causes of economic stagnation in Muslim countries, we sustain the incompatibility of the slam with the market economy. This supposed incompatibility is designed as…

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Arguing for Rule of Law and Good Governance in Muslim Countries – Khalil Ahmad

By Khalil Ahmad Who would deny “Rule of Law” as a pre-condition for Good Governance! Who would deny it is Rule of Law which brings Good Governance! Who would deny Good Governance is a direct consequence of Rule of Law? Who would deny Muslim countries, especially Pakistan, lack Rule of Law and, hence, Good Governance also?…

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Opening and closing remarks at the inaugural meeting of INFoL in Fez – Azhar Aslam

By Azhar Aslam Dr Azhar Aslam’s opening and closing remarks at the inaugural meeting of the Istanbul Network for Liberty in Fez, April 25th, 2012. Dr Azhar Aslam FRCS(G), FACS, FEACS  Consultant Plastic Surgeon, Specialising in Cosmetic Surgery . Dr Aslam trained in Surgery for ten years; out of which five and a half years…

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