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Executive aspect of the Muslim concept of sovereignty: a critical analysis on Umar's assurance of aman (safety) to the people of Aelia


Yatiban, Aminurraasyid and Abd Rahman, Fatimatuzzahra (2013) Executive aspect of the Muslim concept of sovereignty: a critical analysis on Umar's assurance of aman (safety) to the people of Aelia. Journal of Islamicjerusalem Studies, 13. pp. 53-63. ISSN 1367-1936

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Abstract

Umar's Assurance of Aman (Safety) to the people of Aelia was creatively initiated by Umar al Khattab purposely to determine future relationships among the people of the region.This article attempts to investigate the executive aspect of the Muslim concept of sovereignty in light of this historical and remarkable document; and hour Umar implemented executive aspect of the Muslim sovereignty over the people of the "neuly-conquered' region of Aelia.This article also endeavors to examine the responces of local inhabitants to the new Muslim rulers.It concludes that Umar's Assurance of Aman has remakable outlines rgarding the implementation of concept of sovereignty over the inhabitants of the region.While, this Assurance emphasises on the role of the highest authority, it has clearly defined significant limits and also highlights the guaranteed rights of the people regardless of their religions, rasess, colours and background.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Umar's Assurance of Safety, Islamicjerusalem, sovereignty, executive aspects, multi-religious communities
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BP Islam. Bahaism. Theosophy, etc
J Political Science > JA Political science (General)
Divisions: School of International Studies
Depositing User: Dr. Aminurraasyid Yatiban
Date Deposited: 06 Jun 2017 01:13
Last Modified: 06 Jun 2017 01:13
URI: http://repo.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/22210

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