A Comparative Study of Human Rights in Islam and Universal Declaration of Human Rights

  • Sartaj Ahmad Sofi Shah-i-Hamadan Institute of Islamic Studies University of Kashmir, Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir
Keywords: Universal declaration, Magna Carta, Hajjat-ul-Wida, humanity


The present paper examines Human Rights in the light of western and Islamic thought. Western concepts; particularly the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, is analyzed in comparison with Islamic perspective. It is done by examining the historical documents of west and religious scriptures of Islam. The aim of the paper is
to highlight the relevance and importance of human rights in the contemporary global society


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How to Cite
Sartaj Ahmad Sofi. 2019. “A Comparative Study of Human Rights in Islam and Universal Declaration of Human Rights”. Journal of Islamic Thought and Civilization 6 (1), 37-46. https://journals.umt.edu.pk/index.php/JITC/article/view/67.