• Between Law and Customs: Normative Interconnections in Kabul’s Tribunals 

      De Lauri, Antonio (Diogenes vol. Vol. 60(3-4), Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2015-01-01)
      The Afghan normative scenario is composed of customary practices, shari’a principles, laws promulgated by the state and international law. Studies on this arsenal tend to give special attention to the coexistence and/or ...
    • Entre loi et coutumes. L'interconnexion normative dans les cours de justice de Kaboul 

      De Lauri, Antonio (Diogène vol. 239-240, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2013-01-01)
      Le système juridique afghan est formé de pratiques coutumiè-res, de principes de la shari‘a, de lois promulguées par l’État et denormes internationales. Cet arsenal a généralement été étudié enprêtant une attention ...
    • Law as an Anti-Value. Justice, Violence and Suffering in the Logic of Becoming 

      De Lauri, Antonio (Anthropology Today vol. Vol 30(3), Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2014-01-01)
      Anthropologists are chronologically only the latest to have adopted justice (and injustice) as an object of (critical) inquiry. Even among anthropologists, however, the radical critical cry that law is the instrument par ...
    • Paper tiger law forbidding FGM in Sudan 

      Tønnessen, Liv; El-Nagar, Samia; Bamkar, Sharifa (CMI Brief vol. 16 no. 7, Report, 2017-09-01)
      Female genital mutilation (FGM) is still a common practice in Sudan. Nine out of ten women have been subjected to this practice. In 2009, a proposed ban on FGM in the National Child Act miserably failed to materialize. ...
    • Peacemaking, Customary Laws and Institutions in Dārfūr 

      Ali, Osman Mohamed Osman; Takana, Yousif Suliman Saeed (Sudan Working Paper SWP 2016:6, Working paper, 2016-10-01)
      The traditional native justice system in Darfur has an advantage over the modern state judicial one; it has proved its relevance for effectively managing and resolving conflicts, particularly in the rural communities, ...
    • The Mapuche People's Battle for Indigenous Land. Litigation as a Strategy to Defend Indigenous Land Rights 

      Skjævestad, Anne (CMI Working paper, Working paper, 2008)
      Land is the foundation for the economic sustenance of indigenous peoples and for the continued survival of their cultures. One of the major problems faced by indigenous peoples is the dispossession of their traditional ...
    • Unfulfilled hopes. The quest for a minimum marriage age in Yemen, 2009–2014 

      Bang, Anne K. (CMI Report R 2016:3, Research report, 2016-05-01)
      The project Women’s Human Rights and Law Reform in the Muslim World seeks to map family and criminal law reforms in the period 1995-2015 in Afghanistan, Egypt, Iran, Lebanon, Morocco, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Tunisia ...