Saint-Louis: Religious Pluralism in the Heart of Senegal

by David Robinson with assistance from Ghislaine Lydon, Kalala Ngalamulume and others

Gallery 5: The Muslim Tribunal

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Muslim Tribunal
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Under Governor Faidherbe, the French built a Muslim Tribunal where Islamic law would be practiced and opened this court in 1857.

Courtest of Ghislaine Lydon (1997)
Sample page from Register of the Muslim Tribunal
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A sample page of summaries of cases by the qadi (judge) of the Muslim Tribunal, late 19th century

Courtesy of Ghislaine Lydon (1997)
Muslim Tribunal, side
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Under Governor Faidherbe, the French built a Muslim Tribunal where Islamic law would be practiced and opened this court in 1857.

Courtesy of Kalala Ngalamulume (1994)

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Muslim Tribunal
Muslim Tribunal
(1997)
Courtest of Ghislaine Lydon

Sample page from Register of the Muslim Tribunal
Sample page from Register of the Muslim Tribunal
(1997)
Courtesy of Ghislaine Lydon

Muslim Tribunal, side
Muslim Tribunal, side
(1994)
Courtesy of Kalala Ngalamulume


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The Muslim Tribunal
Creator: Robinson, David
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Location: Saint Louis, Senegal
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