Islam and Cryptocurrency

  Digital technology is changing rapidly and some aspects are causing concern among many Islamic scholars all over the world. One example is the cryptocurrency phenomenon. Dealings in cryptocurrency, whether in developing, mining, funding or investing, are considered non-permissible by some jurists. For instance, Egypt’s Grand Mufti recently issued a fatwa (edict) declaring bitcoin, the best-known cryptocurrency,…

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JOB OPENING: CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

The Istanbul Network for Liberty (www.istanbulnetwork.org) is a non-profit organization founded in Istanbul in 2011 whose mission is to explore and promote the principles and values of a free society in the Muslim world.  This intellectual project is developed on the premise that a thriving and prosperous Muslim society today is not possible without embracing…

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Peace Through Entrepreneurship Conference

Reducing poverty through entrepreneurship in the world: May 26 – 28th, 2016 in Marrakesh, Morocco Beginning with the 2010 revolution in Tunisia, we experienced reform movements known as the Arab Spring. More than a protest against state corruption, dictatorships, and the abuse of human rights, unrest was triggered by abysmal economic conditions. The Arab world has historically…

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