The slaughter of animals and Islam (Z. Khayum)

Author

Zulfikar Khayum

Keywords

Animal welfare; Animals; Islamic law; Jurisprudence; Powers rights and duties

Abstract

Discusses the approach of Islam to the status and treatment of animals. Reviews the Islamic distinction between humanity and animals, the grounds for concluding that animals do not possess rights, and the scope of the direct and indirect obligations owed to animals. Examines the position concerning animal labour, vivisection, halal slaughter and ritual killing.

Citation

(2005) 12 UCL Jurisprudence Review 46

Paper

The slaughter of animals and Islam

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