Blog of the International Journal of Constitutional Law

Tag: Muslim-majority countries

  • Beyond Republic or Emirate: Afghan Constitutional System at Crossroads

    — Zubair Abbasi, Chevening Fellow, Oxford Center for Islamic Studies, Associate Professor, Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) Introduction President Biden’s declaration of US withdrawal from Afghanistan has raised concerns about the future of the Afghan constitutional system. Afghanistan’s current Constitution was adopted in 2004.

  • Buddhism and/in Comparative Constitutional Law

    —Dr. Benjamin Schonthal, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand In recent years, a slow but steady tectonic shift has taken place within the study of religion and constitutional law. It was not so long ago that studying religion and constitutional law meant studying the regulation of religion in secular liberal contexts—generally among a limited set of ‘usual suspect’ Anglophone and/or European cases.[1]