The GCC human rights declaration: An instrumentation of cultural relativism

Authors: Alfadhel K.A.
For the first time the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) adopted a regional human rights declaration that codifies the relevant States’ commitment to human rights. The Declaration illustrated the content and scope of such a collective regional pledge to protect and respect fundamental rights and freedoms. Although a soft-law instrument, the [...]

In Search of the Sharī’ah

Authors: Farooq M.O., El-Ghattis N.
The centrality of Sharīah as a term and concept, together with its ubiquitous usage, reflects present Muslim understanding of their religion. Existing research indicates this Sharīah-based conception represents a later historical development. However, earlier studies have not documented contemporary understanding and use of the term in the primary sources of [...]

Parody in Copyright Laws of GCC States: Where Does It Fit?

Authors: Almawla H.
The relationship between parody and copyright law has not been discussed in the copyright laws of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) or in Arab states in general. Nevertheless, in the past ten years, there has been a remarkable increase in parody shows and programmes in the region, triggering the question [...]

SDG 16 Events

Program Advisory Committee

The PAC serves an advisory role for the program and its development. The PAC is usually composed of employers, scholars, or any other external person representing a stakeholder (industry, business, government, and other agencies) with an interest in the quality of the programme’s graduates. Description The role of Programme advisory [...]

Seminars in the field of crime control

The college has held many courses and seminars in the areas of disseminating legal culture, including those related to combating crime and combating cyber crime, as well as seminars on topics of international crime, including a symposium on “international legal standards in criminal justice” in which international experts attended, including [...]

External Members in the College Councils

Colleges are managed by College Councils which consist of heads of departments, a high-ranking academic member from each department appointed by the University President, in addition to three members from outside the University appointed by the Board of Trustees, and who are familiar with the College academic programs. These members [...]