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Sania Ismailee

Indian Institute of Technology Delhi
Sania Ismailee
What Is the Sharia?
May 22, 2019
Relevant to contemporary times when Sharia, generally referred to as Islamic law, has been associated with numerous negative connotations –ranging from anti-women, homophobic and cruel– Baudouin Dupret’s What is the Sharia? is a timely treatise which offers clarification of sharia as a concept.
The Rohingyas: Inside Myanmar’s Hidden Genocide
January 1, 2018
Azeem Ibrahim’s The Rohingyas: Inside Myanmar’s Hidden Genocide traces the genealogy of the problem that Rohingyas are facing in Myanmar–the government’s refusal to acknowledge them as an ethnic minority thereby denying them civic rights. The very first line of the “Introduction” clearly states “the reality facing the Rohingyas…is the threat of genocide” (p. 1).

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