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Religion and the law in Syria

par Razi A. Diab Esq
There is a common denominator between law and religion: The idea of a norm. Religion defined as an obligation ensuing from a contract with God, is the group of norms which govern the relationship between mankind and God. Law is the set of rules which govern the relationship between the people. The study of the relationship between law and religion could be done by the scholar from different angles, probably the most interesting for a jurists, is to study to what extent does religion influence the law and whether religion form a source of the law.

Newsletter 2010 - 2

As part of our fruitful collaboration between our Arab Centre (ACIHL) and the Institute of Human Rights of Lyon (IDHL), Dr. Al-Midani held a conference on January the 15th at the Catholic University of Lyon on the following subject: "Introduction to Islam and Human Rights".

Newsletter 2010 - 1

Best wishes to all of you. A new year is coming for the Centre; we hope so, full of projects and successful outcomes

Arab Charter on Human Rights 2004 translation

You can find here aaaa Amin Al-Midani's article (PDF, 79.90 KB) about the Arab Charter on Human Rights 2004 and the translation of this Charter published in the Boston University International Law Journal, Volume 24, Fall 2006, Number 2, pp. 147-164.

Presentation of The Islamic International Court of Justice

by Mohammed Amin Al-Midani, president of ACIHL
The majority of International Organizations function with their own courts of justice. When the 3rd Conference of Ministers of Foreign Affairs of Islamic States adopted the Charter of the Islamic Conference Organization (I.C.O) in 1972, however, a judiciary court was not incorporated. The Islamic International Court of Justice was in fact not created until the 5th Islamic Summit of 1987. The Summit amended the Charter of the I.C.O. at that time, incorporating and defining the missions of the Court.

Quarterly letter of the President - N° 2, June 2005

The development of the activities of the Arab Center for Education on International humanitarian law and the Human Rights (ACIHL) in the last few years required the creation of an antenna in Strasbourg, sits of the Organization the Council of Europe, the European Court of the humans right and of the European Parliament, legislative body of the European Union.

Quarterly letter of the President - N° 1, March 2005

It is the first letter addressed to you dear readers of our site of the Arab Center for International Humanitarian law and Human Rights Education (ACIHL).

This newsletter is quarterly. It defines the activities of ACIHL members and exposes projects to be undertaken.

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