Hatem Elliesie on Islamic Law in Sub-Saharan Africa

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An interview with Hatem Elliesie by Deutsche Welle is the source for an article on Islamic law in sub-Saharan Africa. Following the cooperation conference of EZIRE with the African Law Association, which took place in Erlangen in November 2021, the topic was taken up and processed as relevant.

What does Islamic law sub-Saharan Africa look like?

There is no simple answer, because Islamic law is interpreted and applied differently across Africa – says Hatem Elliesie. “Of course, different countries in Africa have different trajectories, different interpretations of Islam and different producers and implements of Islamic law. And accordingly, the practice caries,” Elliesie told DW

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