Nikola Gjorshoski
Nikola Gjorshoski, MA in 2011 has obtained master degree in Political sciences and international relations and currently is a PhD candidate also in the political sciences, module Political System. Currently he works at the Faculty of Law, University St. Clement of Ohrid - Bitola, like a young assistant and researcher in the following subjects: Political System, Constitutional Law, Introduction in Political Sciences, Local Self-Government. In this way he is author of several scientific articles and papers: Definition and basic values of modern conservatism (Bitola 2014), Sources and values of political Islam (Skopje 2015), Ethical access in politic (Skopje 2014), The need of reform on system of UN (Skopje 2013) etc. He is member of European Network on Access to Social Rights for Young People from 2013, as well as Local Youth Council on Municipality of Ohrid from 2014.
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Journal of Liberty and International Affairs | Vol. 4, No. 1 | June 2018
Nikola Gjorshoski
One of the essential postulates of political orientation and determination for the building of stable societies and a functioning political system in its content recognizes and imposes the need to examine the relation of relevant political actors to constitutionalism and human rights as concepts and preoccupations for any modern society. Also, constitutionalism and human rights and freedoms as its inseparable category manifest the political values and the corpus of essential and common political goals and commitments of a particular political community. Political Islam as an ideological political subject has its own sources and a valuable orientation framework through which prisms and perceptions can be interpreted or extracted by individual axiological determinants to certain issues. This paper analyzes exactly the relations of political Islam with constitutionalism and human rights, and similarly to the so-called framework it draws attention to the concepts of power, the mechanisms of control and compliance with the Sharia regulations. At the same time, the importance of human rights and freedoms in the Islamic narrative, their nature and scope, as well as the differences with the western established documents in this area are emphasized and analyzed.
Political Islam, Constitutionalism, Shari? law, Human rights, Islamic government

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