chapter  7
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Policing and Corrections under the Islamic Legal Model

Aer studying this chapter, you should understand or be able to explain the following issues and concepts:

• e concept of blood money payments • e role of the police in enforcing religion • Saudi Arabia’s record on human rights • e law regarding arrests and searches under Islamic legal models • Corrections under the Islamic legal models

Diyya: Blood money; money paid to victims of the crime by the oender. Hudud: Crimes that are oenses against God, whose punishment is specied in the Qur’an and Sunnah.