Skip to comments.Britain's Underage Muslim Marriage Epidemic ( Islamic Sharia law )
Posted on 10/15/2013 9:47:43 AM PDT by george76
"Forced marriage is probably the last form of slavery in the UK." Nazir Afzal, Chief Crown Prosecutor for Northwest England.
More than a dozen Muslim clerics at some of the biggest mosques in Britain have been caught on camera agreeing to marry off girls as young as 14.
Undercover reporters filming a documentary about the prevalence of forced and underage marriage in Britain for the television program ITV Exposure secretly recorded 18 Muslim imams agreeing to perform an Islamic marriage, known as a nikah, between a 14-year-old girl and an older man.
Campaigners against forced marriage -- which is not yet a crime in Britain -- say thousands of underage girls -- including some under the age of five -- are being forced to marry against their will in Muslim nikahs every year, and that the examples exposed by the documentary represent just "the tip of the iceberg."
The documentary, entitled "Forced to Marry," was first broadcast on October 9 and involves two reporters posing as the mother and brother of a 14-year-old girl to be married to an older man. The reporters contacted 56 mosques across Britain and asked clerics to perform a nikah. The imams were specifically told that the "bride" did not consent to the marriage to an older man from London.
Although the legal age for marriage in Britain is 16, according to Islamic Sharia law girls can marry once they reach puberty. The imams who agreed to marry the girl openly mocked the legitimacy of British law, reflecting the rise of a parallel Islamic legal system in Britain.
why Britain is taking so long to outlaw forced marriage involves multicultural sensitivities. Many promoters of British multiculturalism say the move to criminalize forced marriage will unfairly single out Muslims
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Wow, what a wonderful cult . . . er, religion!!
And, they think the rest of the world should be as vicious and perverted as they are.
Thank GOD for Christianity!!!
How progressive of them!
Mad Mo married a 9 year old...
forced marriages of children is not a crime in the UK??
Importing garbage like this into your country gets you these “culture enriching” traditions.
Oh that’s right, he waited until she was 9 to deflower her.
Whattaguy, that Mad Mo, the most perfect of all men, whattaguy...
what should we expect when their idol, er, “prophet,” is a self-admitted pedophile?
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