Sharia Law in Afghanistan

A free, public lecture on Sharia Law will take place at the Olympia Center, 222 Columbia St., at 7:30pm on Thursday, November 18th.

Lutforahman Saeed is a professor on the Shari’a (Islamic Law) faculty at Kabul, Afghanistan and is currently studying at the University of Washington School of Law. He specializes in Islamic Studies, philosophy and comparative religions. He speaks Pashto, Dari, Arabic, Urdu and English. Professor Said will share his deep understanding of Islamic law as well as the function of other legal systems in Afghanistan.

Sharia Law is one of the most controversial and misunderstood aspects of Islam. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn about and better understand the system from one of Afghanistan’s experts. He will be joined by other faculty from the Asian Law Center at the University of Washington.

The event is sponsored by the Olympia World Affairs Council. For more information call 360-867-0919.

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