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Ali R. Abootalebi, Assistant professor of Political Science at the University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire

Islam, Islamists, and Democracy, MERIA Journal, Volume 3, No. 1 - March 1999

Omaima Abou-Bakr, Islam 21 Project, The International Forum for Islamic Dialogue

A Muslim woman's reflections on gender

Gender Perspectives in Islamic Tradition
Africa Action: Africa Policy E-Journal

Africa: Islam, Democracy and Public Opinion

Hameed Agberemi

Nigeria and Global Islamism: Human Rights, Governance and Peace-building

Hashem Aghajari

From Monkey to Man: a call for Islamic Protestantism

Salbiah Ahmad

The freedom of religion impasse and powers of the High Court, First published in INSAF, the journal of the Malaysian Bar at (2003) XXXII No. 3, 60.

Syed Mohiuddin Ahmed, MD

Pluralism: A Model for Society, Not an Excuse for Ambiguity

Javeed Akhter

Pluralism: Essential for Civil Society

Syed Hashim Ali, Formerly Vice-Chancellor of Osmania and Aligarh Muslim Universities

Islam and Pluralism

Dr. Nayyer Ali

Islam, the State, and Human Rights

Mansoor al-Jamri, Islam 21 Project, The International Forum for Islamic Dialogue

Human Rights: An Islamist Perspective

Abdullahi An-Na'im, Charles Howard Candler Professor of Law, School of Law, Emory University

Islam and Human Rights, in Tikkun magazine

Downloadable articles and essays

Asma Afsaruddin, Associate professor of Arabic and Islamic Studies, Department of Classics, University of Notre Dame

Tolerance and Diversity in Islam

Assembly of Muslim Jurists in America (AMJA)

Communique concerning the issue of the Islamic dress code (Hijab) in France, Islamonline website

Dr Shahid Athar, Clinical Associate Professor, Indiana University School of Medicine

Capital Punishment - a Faith Issue in an Islamic Perspective

Muhammad Zakir Khan Azmi

Article from Qalandar (www.islaminterfaith.org ). Reproduced with kind permission of, and thanks to Yoginder Sikand, editor, Qalandar.

Dialogue Between Shias and Sunnis

Margot Badran, Visiting Research Professor, Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding, Georgetown University

Exploring Islamic Feminism

"Islamic Feminism Means Justice to Women" (interview)

Islamic Feminism: What's in a Name?

Two Heads are Better than One

Hossam Bahgat

Explaining Egypt's Targeting of Gays , Middle East Report Online, July 23, 2001

Azza Basruddin

Are Islam and Human Rights Compatible? Revisiting Muslim Women's Rights

Ali Mohammad Bhat

Human Rights in Islam

Helen Bielefeldt and Mohammad Saeed Bahamanpour

The politics of social justice: religion versus human rights?

Religion, Secularism and Human Rights, Responses to Heiner Bielefeldt and Mohammad Saeed Bahmanpour

Center for the Study of Islam and Democracy

Why Democracy and Why Now?" May 16-17, 2003, Annual Conference

"Democracy and Human Rights in the Middle East Today" -- Address by Saad Eddin Ibrahim, Egyptian Human Rights Activist; Founder, Ibn Khaldun Center, Egypt

"Democratic Change and American Policy in the Middle East" -- Address by William J. Burns, Assistant Secretary of State for Near East Affairs, U.S. State Department

"Building Democracy in the Muslim World" -- Address by Lorne Craner, Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor U.S. State Department

"Islamisation and Its Impact on Democratic Governance and Women's Rights in Islam: A Feminist Perspective" -- Address by Zainah Anwar Executive Director Sisters in Islam, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

"Islamocracy: In Search of a Muslim Path to Democracy" -- Address by Ali A. Mazrui, CSID Chair Director, Institute of Global Cultural Studies, Binghamton University

"Why Democracy and Why Now?" -- Abdulaziz Sachedina, University of Virginia, CSID Board Member

Conference Papers

CSID Publications

Muslim Democrat -CDID's quarterly newsletter

Council on American Islamic Relations

The Status of Muslims Civil Rights in the United States 2001

Douglas Davidson

Choosing Life, Four activists from different religious traditions share thoughts on the challenges of organizing against the death penalty.

Suleyman Demirel, President of the Republic of Turkey

The compatibility of Islam, Democracy and Secularism

Abdelwahab El-Affendi, Islam 21 Project, The International Forum for Islamic Dialogue

The "Democratic Deficit" in the Muslim World

Khaled Abou El Fadl , Law professor at the University of California, Los Angeles

Islam and the Theology of Power, Middle East Report 221, Winter 2001

The Place of Tolerance in Islam: On reading the Qur'an and misreading it

Emory International Law Review, Vol. 10(1), Spring 1996, Religious Human Rights in the World Today

Riffat Hassan, "Religious Human Rights in the Qur'an"

Martin E. Marty, "Religious Dimensions of Human Rights"

Donna Arzt, "Religious Human Rights in the Middle East and North Africa"

John S. Pobee, "Religious Human Rights in Africa"

Asghar Ali Engineer, Institute for Islamic Studies, Mumbai, India

Islam and Secularism

Muslims, Modernity, and Change

Shari'ah Law, Civil Society, and Human Rights

Violence in Kashmir and Democratic Rights

Women and Personal Law in Iran

Women's Rights and Personal Law Board

Mustafa Erdogan

Islam, Democracy and Secularism: Is There Any Way to Democracy with Islam?

Heba Raouf Ezzat, Islam 21 Project, The International Forum for Islamic Dialogue

Women and the interpretation of Islamic sources

Dr. Lois Lamya' al Faruqi

Islamic Traditions and the Feminist Movement: Confrontation or Cooperation?

Graham E. Fuller, Former Vice Chairman of the National Intelligence Council at the CIA

Islam: A Force for Change

Francis Fukuyama, Professor of international political economy at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies

Can Any Good Come Of Radical Islam?

Olya Gayazova, Political Science Department Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey

International Law and the Just and Justifiable in Secessionist Conflicts: The Cases of Tatarstan and Chechnya (1990-94)

Yvonne Haddad

Report of Dr Haddad's Speech at Al-Hewar Center On Muslim-Christian Relations, ,

Nicole Hallett

Parliament and the Prophet: Islamic Conceptions of Democracy and Human Rights

Shah Abdul Hannan

Human Rights and Muslim Identity

Inam-ul-Haq

Race Relations: An Islamic Perspective

Riffat Hassan, Department of Religious Studies, University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky

Are Human Rights Compatible with Islam? The Issue of the Rights of Women in Muslim Communities

Members, One of Another: Gender Equality and Justice in Islam

Jeff Haynes, Professor of Politics and co-developer of the International Relations program at London Guildhall University

Religion and Politics: What is the impact of September 11?

Religion in Global Politics: Explaining Deprivatization

Religion and Political Transformation

The Renaissance of 'Political' Religion in the Third World in the Context of Global Change

‘Religious Fundamentalism and Politics’

Understanding Religion and Political Change in Africa

Journal of Democracy, 7.2, April 1996; section on Islam and Democracy

Bernard Lewis, A Historical Overview

Robin B. Wright, Two Visions of Reformation

Abdou Filali-Ansary, The Challenge of Secularization

Mohamed Elhachmi Hamdi, The Limits of the Western Model

Kubba Laith, Recognizing Pluralism

Bernard Haykel, Assistant professor of Middle Eastern Studies at New York University

Islam and the struggle within,Media Monitors Network, August 31, 2003

Mansoor Hekmat

Islam, Children's Rights, and the Hijab-gate of Rah-e-Kargar: In Defence of the Prohibition of the Islamic Veil for Children

Kabir Helminski, PhD candidate in anthropology at Johns Hopkins University

The Dialog of Civilization and the Globalization of Spirit

Prof. Metin Heper, Bilkent University, Ankara

The Justice and Development Party: Towards a Reconciliation of Islam and Democracy in Turkey?, 2003 Annual Georges A. Kaller Lecture, Moshe Dayan Center for Middle Eastern and African Studies, Tel Aviv University

Charles Hirschkind, PhD candidate in anthropology at Johns Hopkins University

What is Political Islam?, Middle East Report, October-December 1997

Human Rights Program, Harvard Law School and Center for the Study of Developing Societies, Cairo University

International Aspects of the Arab Human Rights Movement, an interdisciplinary discussion held in Cairo, March 1998

Institute for the Secularisation of Islamic Society

A Declaration of the Rights of Women in Islamic Societies

Zlatko Isakovic, Senior Research Fellow, Independent Center for Strategic Studies, Belgrade, University, Ottawa, Canada, Founding President Balkan Peace International Research Network

The Role of the University in Ethnic Conflict Transformation, democratization, and developing human rights in the Balkans

Islamic Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (ISESCO)

Human Rights in Islamic Teachings

Cairo Declaration on Human Rights in Islam

Islamic Institute for Human Rights

Human Rights and Islam

The Prophet Muhammad's Farewell Address

List of Articles

Mohammed Athar Javed, Research Fellow, The Carsten Niebuhr Institute of Near Eastern Studies, University of Copenhagen,

The Future of Reform in Iran

Dietrich Jung, Copenhagen Peace Research Institute

Global Conditions and Global Constraints: The International Paternity of the Palestinian Nation

Azam Kamguian, NTPI.org

The Liberation of Women in the Middle East

"Crimes of Honour": Women's Tragedy Under Islam and Tribal Customs

Stifled Steps: Islam and Education

KARAMAH, Muslim Women Lawyers For Human Rights

Articles

Muqtedar Khan, Islam 21 Project, The International Forum for Islamic Dialogue

The Condition of Muslim Women: What Can We do?

A Plea to American Muslims

Juman R. Kubba, Islam 21 Project, The International Forum for Islamic Dialogue

Women in Islam

Charles Kurzman, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Liberal Islam: Prospects and Challenges, Meria, Vol 3, No 3, September 1999

Abdallah Laroui, Fulbright 50th Anniversary Distinguished Fellow

Western Orientalism and Liberal Islam: Mutual Distrust, Lecture delivered at the Middle East Studies Association annual meeting in Providence, RI)

Lawyers Committee for Human Rights

Islam and Justice: Debating the Future of Human Rights in the Middle East and North Africa

Anh Nga Longva, University of Bergen

The apostasy law in the age of universal human rights and citizenship: Some legal and political implications

Paul Lubeck, Center for Global, International & Regional Studies (CGIRS), University of California Santa Cruz

Antinomies of Islamic Movements Under Globalization, CGIRS Working Paper Series

Mohamed Mahmoud, Tufts University

Islam and Islamization in Sudan: The Islamic National Front

Hadayai Majeed, The Milli Gazette

Muslim Women: The Gatekeepers of Our Own Oppression

Chibli Mallat, Jean Monnet Chair of European Law and Director of the Centre for the Study of the European Union at the University of Saint Joseph, Beirut

"The Middle East in the 21st Century: An agenda for reform". Lecture delivered at the School of Oriental and African Studies, 22 October 1996, on the occasion of the booklaunch of The Middle East into the 21st Century, Ithaca Press, UK, 1996

Introduction: Variations on State Identity and Community Rights". in Chibli Mallat and Jane Connors, editors, Islamic Family Law, London; Boston : Graham & Trotman, c1990.

Introduction: On Islam and Democracy. In Chibli Mallat, editor, Islamic Public Law: Classical and Contemporary studies, London ; Boston : Graham & Trotman, 1993.

Manzurul Mannan, Assistant Professor, School of Liberal Arts and Science, Independent University, Dhaka, Bangladesh

Islam, Gender and Conflict Models: NGOs and the Discursive Process

S. Parvez Manzoor, Islam 21 Project, The International Forum for Islamic Dialogue

Islam and Human Rights: A Modernist Guide

Freedom of Expression and Islam

Gema Martin-Munoz

Islam's Women Under Western Eyes

Maryams.Net -- Muslim Women and their Islam

Biographical Sketches of Famous Muslim Women

Articles and essays on issues that affect Muslim women in the modern world

Charles McDaniel, J.M Dawson Institute, Baylor University

Islam and the Global Society: A Religious Approach to Modernity, Brigham Young University Law Review, Vol 2003 No 2

Kamran Memon

Islam, Democracy and Human Rights in Iraq

The Message Online, Selected Issues

Islam and Democracy: Unveiling a Relationship, April-May 2002

Islam for Peace & Justice, June-July 2001

Islam and Secularism, April-May 2001

Nema Milaninia

Reconstructing Interpretations of Islam from the Grassroots: Human Rights and the Case of Iran

Ebrahim Moosa, Associate Research Professor, Department of Religion, and Co-director of the Center for the Study of Muslim Networks, Duke University, North Carolina

The Dilemma of Islamic Rights Schemes. Journal of Law and Religion, V. 15, N. 1& 2, 2002-2001

The Poetics and Politics of Law After Empire: Reading Women's Rights in the Contestations of Law . UCLA Journal of Islamic and Near Eastern Law, V. 1, N. 1, Fall/Winter 2001-2002

Lily Zakiyah Munir, Director, Director of the Center for Pesantren and Democracy Studies, Jombang, Indonesia

Islam, Gender, and Formal Shari'a in Indonesia

Islamic Fundamentalism and its Impact on Women

Outcome of Ramadhan: Moderate personality, The Jakarta Post -- Wednesday, December 4, 2002, p. 6

Islam, gender and equal rights for women, The Jakarta Post -- Wednesday, December 10, 2002, p. 6

Has sharia brought justice?, The Jakarta Post -- Monday, March 17, 2003, p. 6

Misunderstanding of polygamy lingers in Islam, The Jakarta Post -- Saturday, May 24, 2003, p. 7

Querying Polygamy Award, The Jakarta Post -- Saturday, August 2, 2003, p. 6

Radicalism atypical of Indonesian 'pesantren', The Jakarta Post -- Saturday, September 5, 2003, p. 3

View Lily Zakiyah Munir's research project

Abdal Hakim Murad, Research Fellow, University of Oxford

Islam, Irigaray, and the Retrieval of Gender

Karen Musalo, Director, International Human Rights and Migration Project, Markkula Center for Applied Ethics, Santa Clara University

When Rights and Cultures Collide. Issues in Ethics - V. 8, N. 3 Summer 1997

Muslim Women's League, USA (MWL)

Publications

Makau Mutua, Professor of Law, State University of New York at Buffalo Law School, Director, Human Rights Center SUNY Buffalo

The African Human Rights System: A Critical Evaluation, 2000, Background paper for UNDP Human Development Report

Chandra Muzaffar, President, International Movement for a Just World, Malaysia

Globalisation and Religion: Some Reflections

Islam and Shared Universal Values in a Globalizing World

National Council Resistance of Iran, Foreign Affairs Committee

Women, Islam and Equality (html version)

Women, Islam and Equality (PDF version)

Dr. Farish A. Noor

Articles from column, 'The Other Malaysia', Malaysiakini.com. Reproduced with kind permission of, and thanks to, Malaysiakini.com

"We need new intellectual tools for the age we live in" , Dec. 11, 2003, Malaysiakini.com

"Islam and the modern Muslim intellectual", Dec. 18, 2003, Malaysiakini.com

"Democracy and the universalism of Islam", Dec. 25, 2003, Malaysiakini.com

Roger Normand, Policy director of the Center for Economic and Social Rights, New York, USA

Iraqi Sanctions, Human Rights and Humanitarian Law, Middle East Report, Summer 1996

Fathi Osman

"Islam Should be Recognized as Dynamic, Flexible Religion" , Al-Hewar Center, The Center for Arab Culture and Dialogue,

Muhammad Marmaduke Pickthall

Tolerance in Islam, Abridged Version of 1927 lecture

Rahima: Center for Training and Information on Islam and Women's Rights Issues

Articles

Houeida Saad

The State of Civil Rights of the Arab and Muslim American Communities, Al-Hewar Center, The Center for Arab Culture and Dialogue,

Abdelaziz Sachedina, University of Virginia

Woman Half the Man? Crisis of Male Epistemology in Islamic Jurisprudence

Louay M. Safi, Director, International Institute of Islamic Thought, Herndon, VA, USA

Human Rights and Cultural Reform in Contemporary Muslim Society: From Hegemonic Discourse to Cross-Cultural Dialogue.

Human Rights, Global Equity, and Moral Choices: Reflections on HRW World Report 2001

Human Rights and Islamic Legal Reform

Islam and the Secular State: Explicating the Universal in Formative Islamic Political Norms

Shura and Democracy: Similarities and Differences

The Transforming Experience of American Muslims: Islamic Education and Political Maturation

Understanding Islam: Challenges to Democracy and Diversity

Habeeb Salloum

Islamic Tolerance in Al-Andalu, ,

Ali Salman

Human Rights and Islam: Some Points of Convergence and Divergence

Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, United Bank for Africa PLC

Democracy, Human Rights and Islam: Theory, Epistemology and the Quest for Synthesis, Text of a paper presented at an international conference on "Shari’ah Penal and Family Law in Nigeria and in the Muslim World: A Rights Based Approach" organized by the International Human Rights Law Group and held at Rockview Hotel, Abuja, Nigeria, August 5-7, 2003

Shariacracy in Nigeria: The Intellectual Roots of Islamist Discourse

Bobby Sayyid , Islam 21 Project, The International Forum for Islamic Dialogue

Democracy and Islamism.

William Schabas, Professor and chair of the department of law at the University of Quebec, Montreal.

Islam and the Death Penalty.

Zahra Seif-Amirhosseini, Islam 21 Project, The International Forum for Islamic Dialogue

The deconstruction of the myth of the "oppressed Muslim women" .

Amartya Sen

Human Rights and the Westernizing Illusion, Revised version of commencement address given at Bard College on May 24, 1997

Mohammed Shahroor, Islam 21 Project, The International Forum for Islamic Dialogue

Applying the Concept of "Limits" to the Rights of Muslim Women.

Ali Shariati

Where Shall We Begin?.

The Human and Islam.

Expectations from the Muslim Woman.

Meena Sharify-Funk, School of International Service, American University

Overcoming the Barriers: The Role of Critical Islam in Empowering Muslim Women, Center for the Study of Islam and Democracy, Fourth Annual Conference

Simona Sharoni, Assistant professor of peace and conflict resolution at American University

Women & Gender in Middle East Studies: Trends, Prospects & Challenges, Middle East Report, October-December 1997

Yoginder Sikand, Editor, Qalandar: Islam and Interfaith Relations in South Asia

Articles from Qalandar (www.islaminterfaith.org). Reproduced with kind permission of, and thanks to Yoginder Sikand and Qalandar.

Plight of Dalits in Pakistan

Hindu Followers of a Muslim Imam

Shia-Sunni Strife: How Many More Karbalas and Quettas?

Islam and Caste Inequality Among Indian Muslims

The 'Dalit Muslims' and the All-India Backward Muslim Morcha

The Jingoism of Competitive Jihadism

The Spectre of Sectarianism: Analysing the Ahl-i Hadith

Shia-Sunni Dialogue: Maulana Kalbe Sadiq’s Inclusive Understanding of Islam

Shia-Sunni Relations: Some Reflections

Hamid's Message to the World: A Kashmiri Cry for Sanity

Shaikh Yusuf al-Qaradawi’s Approach to Shia-Sunni Dialogue

An Islamic Critique of Patriarchy: Maulana Kalbe Sadiq’s Approach to Gender Relations in Islam

Inter-Religious Relations in Pakistan: Interview with Rehman Faiz

Paul Silverstein, Reed College

Headscarves and the French Tricolor

Rhona K.M. Smith and Carolyn McIntosh, Robert Gordon University Scotland

Freedom of Religion: The Evolution of a Human Right. Derechos.org Human Rights Articles, Series I: Civil and Political Rights

A'an Suryana, The Jakarta Post, Jakarta

Islam compatible to democracy: Scholars

Bivitri Susanti, Centre for Indonesian Law and Policy Studies

Constitution And Human Rights Provisions In Indonesia: An Unfinished Task In The Transitional Process

Jonas Svenson, Lund University

Globalisation and the 'Islamization' of women's human rights

Azim Tamimi, Director, Institute of Islamic Political Thought, London

Human Rights and Muslim Identity. Paper presented to the International Conference on 'Muslim Identity in the 21st Century: Challenges of Modernity', London, 31 October 1998

Human Rights in Islam

Islam and Human Rights

Complete list of papers

Poh-Ling Tan, Faculty of Law at Queensland University of Technology

Human Rights And The Malaysian Constitution Examined Through The Lens Of The Internal Security Act 1960

United States Institute of Peace, Islam and Democracy Symposium. Co-sponsored with the Center for the Study of Islam and Democracy

Islam and Democracy Symposium Summary

Islam and Democracy - Special Report 93

Islamic Perspectives on Peace and Violence - Special Report 82

Building Interreligious Trust in a Climate of Fear An Abrahamic Trialogue - Special Report 99

Knut S. Vikor, Director, Director, Centre for Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies, University of Bergen

"The development of ijtihad and Islamic reform, 1750-1850", The third Nordic conference on Middle Eastern Studies: Ethnic encounter and culture change Joensuu, Finland, 19-22 June 1995

Amina Wadud, Islamic Studies Professor, Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies at Virginia Commonwealth University

A'ishah's Legacy

Gerald (Jay) Williams

Human Rights in Sudan: At the Crossroads of Activism and Academia, Harvard University Committee on Human Rights Studies Undergraduate Research Award Report

Women for Women's Human Rights (WWHR)

Publications

World Conference Against Racism - Durban

Human Rights in Arab and Muslim Countries