Banjul Muslims and the Islamic Court

By Walter Hawthorne and Bala Saho

Jaw VS Jallow: Court Transcript (1927)

Kumba Jaw VS. Muhammad Jallow
Kumba Jaw VS. Muhammad Jallow
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Kumba Jaw VS. Muhammad Jallow
Kumba Jaw VS. Muhammad Jallow
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A family compound
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This is a photo of a family compound taken in the city of Bathurst (Banjul) in 1910.

(1910)
Old Magistrate Court House
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This is a photo of Old Magistrate Court House, where appeals of the Qadi Court decisions were brought. This photo was taken in Bathurst, Gambia in the early 20th century

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Creator: Bathurst (Banjul) Qadi Court
Description: Kumba Jaw brought her husband Muhammad Jallow before the Qadi of Bathurst claiming that Muhammad molested and insulted her. The Qadi asked Kumba Jaw to return to Muhammad but she chose divorce.
Date: May 19, 1927
Date Range: 1920-1929
Location: Banjul (Bathurst), Banjul, The Gambia
Format: Text/jpeg
Language: Arabic
Rights Management: For research and educational use only.
Contributing Institution: The Gambian National Archive; Bala Saho; Walter Hawthorne; Matris: The Center for Digital Humanities and Social Sciences at Michigan State University
Digitizer: The Gambian National Archive
Archive: The Gambian National Archive
Source: Kumba Jaw VS Muhammad Jallow: Bathurst (Banjul) Qadi Court Transcript Year Book, 1952-1955; Proceedings, pp. 426/425

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