Journal of Legal, Ethical and Regulatory Issues (Print ISSN: 1544-0036; Online ISSN: 1544-0044)


The Organization of Islamic Cooperation Affects to China through the Islamic Law Approach Addressing the Uighur Conflict: Is it Possible?

Author(s): Nur Mohamad Kasim, Mellisa Towadi, Dolot Alhasni Bakung

This article aims to examine the implementation of Islamic law Principles by the OIC in carrying out its role in China about the Uighur problem. The analysis in this article uses a juridical normative method which then showed the involvement of OIC relations and China has restricted aspects of religious identity organizations and nations, but internationally religious aspects can be outlined into the general law principles derived from the values of Islamic law, namely the principle Qillatu taklif (collecting, embracing), Tadarruj (Follow the development), Urf (Care about Customary), Dzatiyah (openminded), Ammar ma'ruf nahi Munkar (aim for good), Al Mizan (judge), Hurriyah (Freedom), Shahifah (equality) and Ta'awun (cooperate, help each other). This is what makes OIC possible to negotiate with China by upholding the Islamic law principles without restricting their capacity as an international organization.

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