hudood


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hu·dood

 (ho͞o-do͞od′)
n.
Variant of hudud.
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Noun1.hudood - Islamic laws stating the limits ordained by Allah and including the deterrent punishments for serious crimes
Islamic law, sharia, sharia law, shariah, shariah law - the code of law derived from the Koran and from the teachings and example of Mohammed; "sharia is only applicable to Muslims"; "under Islamic law there is no separation of church and state"
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The 12-track album features an intro, outro and 10 songs, including YouTube sensations "Mashiha," "Dag Nazef," "Wled Al Ared" and "Bedoon Ay Hudood," Nina's solo song.
Also it called to issue a decree ending the use of corporal punishments for hudood offences that violate "public order" as enumerated in the 1991 Criminal Code Act and state-level public order laws.
The Sharia principles of the Hudood ( literally limits' specifically those defined by the Quran and the Hadith)' Qisas ( basically the eye- for- an- eye) and Tazir ( the new laws like those against drugtrafficking)' all have provisions for capital punishment.
The continuing force of the Hudood Ordinances, however, imposed in 1979 against adultery, and of the blasphemy laws, strengthened in the 1980s, demonstrates how difficult it is to mitigate or remove Islamizing laws once they are enacted.
On one hand salaries are not being paid to the employees and on the other hand process of sending Hudood ordinance, charas, alcohol, heroin, hudood ordinance cases to Lahore has slowed down.
The session is being organized by Mariam Hudood, mother of two deaf children who strongly feels that promoting sign language in Arabic will help normal people to communicate better with those not as fortunate and encourage everyone to learn it.
Meanwhile, an official of the ministry of Law, Justice and Human Rights told committee members that it was written in the Constitution that there will be no restriction on the drinking of alcohol by non-Muslims and that it is also part of the Hudood Ordinance, the report said.
The Hudood Ordinances promulgated in 1979 equated rape with adultery.
The amended constitution of 1979 then was greatly Islamicized, a development which paved the road for the declaration of the Islamic hudood personal laws and the Islamization of all other laws in 1983.
Hudood Ordinance and the Law of Evidence Ordinance banned women from participation and fostered Purda(veil) as a tool of women suppression with the motto 'Chaddar and Chardewari' (veil and fur walls).
The text of these decrees is reprinted in THE GOVT, OF PAKISTAN, NEW ISLAMIC LAWS: ENFORCEMENT OF HUDOOD ORDINANCE 87 (1979).
There is the Hudood ordinance, an Islamic way of treating the crime, but the complexity of the law causes delays in prosecution.