Apostasy as Objective and Depersonalized Fact: Two Recent Egyptian Court Judgments

@article{Johansen2003ApostasyAO,
  title={Apostasy as Objective and Depersonalized Fact: Two Recent Egyptian Court Judgments},
  author={Baber Johansen},
  journal={Social Research: An International Quarterly},
  year={2003},
  volume={70},
  pages={687 - 710}
}
  • Baber Johansen
  • Published 1 September 2003
  • Sociology
  • Social Research: An International Quarterly
Dans cet article, l'A se penche sur la recrudescence des proces concernant l'apostasie au Moyen Orient et particulierement en Egypte depuis les annees 80 et 90. L'A explique ici l'evolution du droit islamique, droit de juristes, en droit codifie par les etats-nations arabes, qui ne concerne plus que le statut prive et le droit de la famille. Si la foi est affaire entre le croyant et son dieu, les faits d'apostasie, et notamment les publications, sont jugees d'ordre public et donc condamnables… 
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