KARAMAH is one of the central sources of scholarship on Islamic Law. Through original and gathered content, our research department educates Muslim and Interfaith communities about Shari’ah in general and the rights afforded to women in Islam, as well as conflict resolution, civil rights, and leadership. In addition to providing various works of scholarship, KARAMAH also disseminates the scholarship of Muslim jurists and other scholars from around the world, creating a strong body of knowledge which creates the curricula for our unparalleled educational programs on Islamic Law and a variety of other important topics.
Badria Abdullah Al-Awadhi
Dr. Al-Awadhi is a renowned International and Shari'a Legal Expert, currently serving as Director of Arab Regional Center for Environmental Law (ARCEL), Regional Legal Consultant at Freedom House Foundation (USA), practicing Attorney and Professor of International Law at Kuwait University Faculty of Law. Dr. Al-Awadhi was the first to serve as a Dean of Law Faculty and Shari'a in Kuwait University in 1979....
One of the manifestations of personal liberty is the freedom of the individual to profess the religion of his or her choice without compulsion. Everyone must also have the freedom to observe and to practice their faith without fear of, or interference from, others. Freedom of religion in its Islamic context implies that non-Muslims are not compelled to convert to Islam, nor are they hindered from practicing their own religious rites.