‘Appointment of women judges should set an example’

“Right now we have in the Muslim world, many different types of customs and practices; tribalist culture is still very strong in many parts of the world and in those parts it’s not just religion that determines the way women play their role in society and how they are treated.

Noor Huda Roslan, who was recently appointed Syariah High Court judge in Selangor, and Dr Hashim showed the classical opinions under Hukum Syara of whether women can be syariah judges, which ranged from being forbidden outright to being allowed to be one with no limitations. (See Noor Huda’s powerpoint 1 below)

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