Skip to comments.Netherlands Recognises Polygamous Marriages of Muslims
Posted on 08/15/2008 12:21:08 PM PDT by reaganaut1
ROTTERDAM, 12/08/08 - Although polygamy is banned in the Netherlands, the marriages of Muslims who have several wives are recognised by Dutch authorities.
Registrars in the major cities, in particular, record dozens of bigamous or polygamous marriages per year. These marriages are prohibited and an offence in the Netherlands. However, polygamous marriages that take place in countries where more than one wife is permitted, such as Morocco, are accepted, newspaper NRC Handelsblad reports.
If immigrants with several wives settle in the Netherlands, the local authorities register all the marriages. However, the Central Bureau for Statistics (CBS), where all marriages are registered nationally, removes these bigamous or polygamous marriages from its files, on the assumption that administrative errors have occurred. As a result, it is not known how common the phenomenon is in the Netherlands.
Amsterdam city council has informed the CBS that the marriages are not a mistake. "We will now investigate whether this can be regarded as a trend that was previously not recognised. If this is the case, it is out task to report this," CBS researcher Jan Latten explained in NRC Handelsblad.
"At present, it is not included in our statistics," Latten pointed out. "In the same way, we delete marriages involving fourteen-year-olds. A man with two wives just cannot exist by law."
Spokesman T. Verhoeven of the Rotterdam city council disclosed that polygamous marriages are registered almost every week. "They are simply acknowledged. It is important for us to check that the documents are authentic and that the husband does not have Dutch nationality." Otherwise the construction is illegal, Verhoeven explained.
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Not really, the Catholic Mexicans, and the Mormons, even the non-polygamist ones, will give them a run for their money.
What counts is the number of babies per woman. With more than one woman to for the men to stand stud for, overall rates might actually be a bit lower than they otherwise would be.
The bad news is that all the surplus males make great holy warriors. And they are by definition, expendable.
Nice, religious discrimination in plain view.
The day I was born. November 2
The Indonesians declared their Independence when the Japanese, who controlled the Islands at the time, surreneded. The Dutch, with British and Austrialian (Including British Indian forces) tried to put recover the Dutch East Indies, but were pretty much unsuccessful.
The founders of modern Indonesia had collaborated with the Japanese, in an attempt to win independence. They wouldn't have gotten it from the Japenese, if the allies hadn't kicked the Japanese back to their ancestors.
I know, it’s that bad, and it’s been going on for years and years and no one knew about it until now.
hopefully the muzzies won’t try to clean up Amsterdam.
that would be the last straw as far as I’m concerned.
If people want on or off this list, please let me know.
As a conservative we must acknowledge this fact, along with the idea that all those women out there only have a minority of real men to select from in terms of marriage. We really do need to spread ourselves around!
What better way than to evolve towards polygamy? At least that will give all those seeking women out there a chance to have a piece of a real man!
I am sure that President Obama would see the wisdom in this, just as his father would have!
FReepers for Polygamy PING!!!!
After all Bill Henrickson has 3 wives! ( sarc./off)
They all look so happy on the TV program "Big Love." What IS he saying? "Who is on for tonight?"
The Dutch have just left the realm of Real Men and joined the Euroweenies.
that program is also showing in Australia, as soon as I became aware the background was connected to polygamy I had no interest in ever watching it. I don't know what the agenda is, but suspect there's a movement afoot to make the subject matter less objectionable than what it is, to the public. It's connected, in my mind, to the fLDS controversy.
If the US doesn't come to grips with polygamy as practiced by fLDS - that opens the door to muslim polygamy - and that's why IMO it's important that their practices are dealt with. fundamental LDS has it's roots in Mohammadanism:
...The similarities between Islam and Mormonism may be much more than coincidence. There is a strong indication that Joseph may have studied Islam, just as he studied Masonry, Judaism and Catholicism, and incorporated bits and pieces of all four religions into Mormonism. Consider the following quote:
If the people will let us alone, we will preach the gospel in peace. But if they come on us to molest us, we will establish our religion by the sword. We will trample down our enemies and make it one gore of blood from the Rocky Mountains to the Atlantic Ocean. I will be to this generation a second Mohammed, whose motto in treating for peace was the Alcoran [Qaran] or the Sword. So shall it eventually be with us Joseph Smith or the Sword!
The jihadist cancer has gone into a fully metastatic phase..
cultural jihad bump
Well this is the liberal socialist agenda to put people into a frame of mind where higher order analytical thinking is "passee." Get them fixated on "Hope & Change". One good man, many women. Get a few single mothers together and start a family TODAY!!!
You acculturate the public to accept the new social model by having them explore through TV. Then you begin having interviews with the actors. And then you have interviews and publications with the activists. And then, next thing you know, any one who speaks out against the new "polygamy culture" is spreading "hate!"
Generally that is the progression.
Thats the way " gay marriage" was introduced.
Even some so called conservatives these days think that having open gays in the military is just fine! LOL. (Ask a room full of marines who have seen combat about that.Human beings in fear turn to each other, and if everyone is heterosexual, they support each other in fighting the enemy, not for their country, but for each other. Now gays would simply cling to each other and pursue their "relationships" with each other to escape the fear. Its a fact.This erodes the command structure and lowers combat effectiveness.)
With polygamy, there comes a command requirement on the part of the man to ride herd on the women. Its the only way to sort out the complex interactions between them. That diminishes women, and it is also the prime reason for the evolution for Sharia law which is so much a part of Islam. Take away the polygamy from Muslim culture, you take away the need for Sharia law.
So how do you destroy Islamofascism? Empower the women by starting a womens resistance. Arm them. Teach them to revolt against polygamy.
Of course you would not have a lack of volunteers to organize that. Call the CIA today!!!!
We are in the first stages of polygamy acceptance in America. It needs to be ridiculed.
Wait ‘till they get to homosexual polygamy.
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