IRRC No. 858

Islam and international law

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If war does take place, it is subject to clear regulations under Islamic Shari'a. Religious teachings had an evident effect on the emergence of the rules of war, which attained the status of legal rules based on three fundamental requirements: necessity, humanity and chivalry.

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