Separation of children from their parents in the light of jurisprudence and the reality of Muslim minorities

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Sekhane Nadia


This article discusses the issue of separation of children from their parents in some European countries, focusing on the surrounding circumstances that facilitate understanding of the decision for those who qualify for it. Recognising the importance of taking a close look at the rulings regarding Muslim minorities, given the complex challenges faced by this group of Muslims, fatwas (Islamic legal opinions) should contribute to providing rulings that are in line with their reality, while emphasising the principles and rules of Sharia. The research concludes the importance of using jurisprudence of the situation of Muslim minorities in adapting their legal rulings according to the constants and general principles of Sharia.

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