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  • Encyclopedia of Islamic International Law

    April 12, 2017

    For our Arabic reading clients we have a really special acquisition to announce. In 2011, the Peace Palace Library started to build an Arabic, Persian and Turkish Law collection. Since then, we have added some 3000 items to our catalogue.You can find them dispersed through the catalogue according to their subjects. This 9 volume ‘Encyclopedia of Islamic International Law’, written by Suhayl Husayn al Fatlawi and published in Amman by Dar al Thaqafa in 2014, is a comparative study with Public International Law. Volume 1 “The Principles of Islamic International Law” treats the concept, the sources – Quran, Sunna, treaties, justice and fairness – and general principles, a.o. customary law. Volume 2 “The Morality in Prophet Mohammad Diplomacy” explains the legal position of the Prophet, his morality, the direction of the international relations, in particular with other religions, treaties, the settlement of international disputes and his immunities and privileges. Volume 3 “International Legal Personality in Islam” is about the Islamic State, legal personality for Non-States, Non-Islamic groups and individuals.

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  • Yes No Yes

    Yes No Yes

    August 30, 2013

    Poster with a call for peacefull coëxistance in the Middle East.

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  • No Yes No Yes

    No Yes No Yes

    August 30, 2013

    Poster with a call for peacefull coëxistance in the Middle East.

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  • Stop Soviet Imperialism Now!

    Stop Soviet Imperialism Now!

    August 30, 2013

    Anti war poster with a map of the Middle East, Southern Europe and Northern Africa, and the slogan “Stop Soviet Imperialism Now!” A hammer and sickle symbol is used in the text.

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  • Ivan go home

    Ivan Go Home

    August 16, 2013

    Anti Soviet propaganda poster with slogan “Ivan Go Home. The Middle East is not a Soviet province.” Image: Silhouette of a Russian soldier with a red star.

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  • Libya and the International Criminal Court (ICC)

    March 14, 2011

    On February 16th 2011- following a wave of uprisings throughout the Middle-East- Libya experienced a so-called Day of Rage which led to protests breaking out to challenge Colonel Muammar Qadhafi’s 41 year old iron rule- the region’s longest. This blog will briefly discuss the actions taken by the United Nations Security Council and the ICC in response to the unfolding humanitarian crisis in Libya.

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