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Wife Beating: An Arab How-To
FrontPageMag ^ | Nov. 5, 2004 | MEMRI

Posted on 11/05/2004 12:23:01 PM PST by Ahriman

On October 5, France expelled Algerian-born Imam Abdel Qader Bouziane for telling a French magazine that Muslim husbands may beat their wives. This follows the sentencing on January 14 of the Egyptian-born Sheik Muhammad Kamal Mustafa, the imam of the mosque of the Spanish city of Fuengirola, Costa del Sol, for publishing a book that explains that wife-beating is in accordance with Shariah law.

Sheik Yousuf Qaradhawi, one of the most influential clerics in Sunni Islam and head of the European Council for Fatwa and Research and the International Council of Muslim Clerics, has also advocated wife-beating on multiple occasions in his 1984 book "The Lawful and the Prohibited in Islam," and on his weekly Al Jazeera program, which is popular among the surging number of European Muslims who increasingly look to religious leaders from the Middle East for religious guidance. This is particularly true with the growth of viewers watching Arab TV stations, available on satellite TV in Europe, which frequently airs shows dedicated to teaching a husband how to beat his wife. The following examples on this subject can be viewed at www.memritv.org.

Egyptian Professor Sabri Abd Al-Rauf of Al-Azhar University appeared on Iqra TV on September 13, and explained that "beating [one's wife] doesn't mean beatings with a rod or beatings that draw blood...The beatings are intended to instill fear...and declaring that he isn't satisfied with this wife."

Speaking on Syrian TV on July 26, Sheik Abd Al-Hamid Al-Muhajir explained that the Koran stipulates when a husband can beat his wife: "The Koranic verse refers only to a disobedient wife...First you must admonish...Then comes the stage of sending her to a separate bed...If this does not help either...it is said, 'and beat them'... What's better, that she gets slapped, or that she ruins her family, herself, and society?"


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Editorial; Philosophy
KEYWORDS: muslims

1 posted on 11/05/2004 12:23:08 PM PST by Ahriman
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To: Ahriman

Islam--The religion of violence"--what does one expect coming from its author considering his pedophilic deeds.


2 posted on 11/05/2004 12:26:29 PM PST by lilylangtree (Veni, Vidi, Vici)
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To: Ahriman
"beating [one's wife] doesn't mean beatings with a rod or beatings that draw blood...The beatings are intended to instill fear...and declaring that he isn't satisfied with this wife. The Koranic verse refers only to a disobedient wife...First you must admonish...Then comes the stage of sending her to a separate bed...If this does not help either...it is said, 'and beat them'... What's better, that she gets slapped, or that she ruins her family, herself, and society?"

I'll have to remember this next time Mrs. Maceman steps out of line.

3 posted on 11/05/2004 12:27:28 PM PST by Maceman (It's no longer a blue world, Max!!)
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To: Ahriman

The article makes it sound like there's something wrong with Muslims beating their wives. It's just freedom of religion, right?


4 posted on 11/05/2004 12:29:32 PM PST by Roos_Girl
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To: Maceman

I hope You ain't married to a Redneck Girl!


5 posted on 11/05/2004 12:29:44 PM PST by SWAMPSNIPER
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To: Ahriman
Could someone please send a copy of sheik boofamakook to Caroline Parrish the canadian bile spewing mp,just to make sure that she stays in step with the rest of her world!
6 posted on 11/05/2004 12:30:03 PM PST by nothernlights
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To: Maceman

What's better, that she gets slapped, or that she ruins her family, herself, and society?" Umm... in this case, Mr. Moe-ham-head, I'd rather your society.


7 posted on 11/05/2004 12:30:47 PM PST by Safetgiver (Mud slung is ground lost.)
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To: Ahriman

People v. Jones, 697 N.E.2d 457 (1998).

"Defendant took three wives. They wed into the Islamic faith. Defendant believed that the teachings of the Holy Koran empowered him to beat his wives. So he beat all three of them. Only two survived."
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"Jeannie Boyd-Jones succumbed to massive injuries sustained as a result of a prolonged beating administered by defendant. Portions of her deep body fat liquified, and the tissue died as a result of the force applied. Over one-third of her blood supply permeated the internal body cavity lost to circulation as a result of the force applied. Her lower torso and shanks were one massive contusion, with no portion of her frame free of visible welts and bruises. Jeannie Boyd-Jones was beaten to death. Of that there can be no dispute."
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"The 'stick' was 36 inches in length and 2 inches in diameter. It was only slightly larger in length and slightly smaller in its barrel than the Louisville Slugger employed by Mark McGwire. The trial court characterized it as a cudgel. Over the course of 8 1/2 hours it was applied with full force to various portions of Jeannie's body. At times, defendant would hold it with both hands like a baseball bat and swing for the fences with all the force he could muster. The defendant is six feet two inches in height and weighs 250 pounds."...


8 posted on 11/05/2004 12:30:59 PM PST by peyton randolph (Time for Bush to pack the U.S. Supremes)
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To: Ahriman
The Koranic verse refers only to a disobedient wife...First you must admonish...Then comes the stage of sending her to a separate bed..

A true blessing in disguise if there ever was one.

9 posted on 11/05/2004 12:31:37 PM PST by Canticle_of_Deborah
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To: nothernlights

We should also send a copy to Patricia Ireland.


10 posted on 11/05/2004 12:31:57 PM PST by winner3000
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To: Ahriman

The thing about this here muslim issue is the basic lying.

They will deny wife beating.

When lying, they justify the lying, because the falsehood advances islam...the highest goal.

The lying is called "al Taqiyah" and is religiously sanctioned, justified, encouraged...to advance islam.

So whe some supposedly moderate muslim, say in the USA, denies wife beating, ask him to explain current articles about it.

The same can be used about cutting off hands, murder of infidels, ad infinitim. Lying is so fundamentally muslim, they often cannot tell the true from the false, even among themselves.

Is Arafat dead or alive?


11 posted on 11/05/2004 12:32:27 PM PST by truth_seeker
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To: lilylangtree

Interesting. I wonder how many Fatwas I'll get if I publically state a few things Muslims would hate to get around:

1. Muhammed was a pedophile. Big time, girls as young as 11 years old, and lots of them.

2. Muhammed was a common highwayman - he robbed pilgrams for many years.

3. Islam was a Jewish sect until Muhammed became insulted that Jewish leaders would not accept him into a higher position in that faith.


12 posted on 11/05/2004 12:33:02 PM PST by wvobiwan (Kerry/Edwards Foreign Policy Slogan: Accept our surrender or we'll sue!)
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To: Maceman; nothernlights; SWAMPSNIPER; Roos_Girl; Safetgiver; lilylangtree

See post # 8.


13 posted on 11/05/2004 12:33:32 PM PST by peyton randolph (Time for Bush to pack the U.S. Supremes)
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To: truth_seeker

bttt


14 posted on 11/05/2004 12:34:01 PM PST by rang1995
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To: winner3000

NOW would rather spend its time bashing the decent man in the White House than attack the world's real evils against women. It's easier for them that way.


15 posted on 11/05/2004 12:34:11 PM PST by JennysCool (Terrorism: Not a global test, John, but a pop quiz.)
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To: lilylangtree
DIVORCE or Punishment for Rape - Islamic Style

"Please, grant one wish before Allah.
Before you shoot me in the head for my being gang-raped,
at least tell me .... did Patricia Irland ever answer even one of my letters?"


16 posted on 11/05/2004 12:35:25 PM PST by Diogenesis (Cuius rei demonstrationem mirabilem sane detexi hanc marginis exiguitas non caperet.)
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To: truth_seeker
Is Arafat dead or alive?

He's the replacement for Schroedinger's Cat

17 posted on 11/05/2004 12:37:50 PM PST by Centurion2000 (Truth, Justice and the Texan Way)
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To: Ahriman
What a contrast these Muslims are to the life of Christ.

He reached out to even the prostitutes, treating them with love and compassion. He spoke to women in public (many examples---the woman at the well comest to mind) which was a huge change from the way women were treated in public in those days. He called others "my sister" openly.

Parts of the medieval code of Chivalry came about because knights were emulating Christ's honor of women.

These animals rape, beat, and put their women through what must be emotional hell.

18 posted on 11/05/2004 12:38:13 PM PST by SkyPilot
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To: Ahriman

All Arabs are not Muslims.


19 posted on 11/05/2004 12:39:28 PM PST by Sir Gawain
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To: truth_seeker

Lying is so fundamentally muslim, they often cannot tell the true from the false, even among themselves.


Hey, wait a minute, are you talking about Democrats or Muslims...just checking.


20 posted on 11/05/2004 12:51:58 PM PST by AMHN
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To: Ahriman
France expelled Algerian-born Imam Abdel Qader Bouziane for telling a French magazine that Muslim husbands may beat their wives

Surprise, for once the French did something right!
22 posted on 11/05/2004 12:52:58 PM PST by redheadtoo
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To: truth_seeker
Falsehoods and deceit are a continuous phenomenon in the Arab world. It's just good sport. Their prophet frequently claimed that such behavior was neccessary in many situations. They don't even trust one another farther than they can see them.

I have sold many lambs to Middle Easterners over the years. Every time they buy a lamb, they figure some way to tell me they should get it cheaper. One told me that he picked up a nail in his tire in my driveway and that the cost of the repair should be my burden. One told me that the last lamb was too tough and I should give him this one for free. Another got mad because the barn cats climbed all over his car with muddy paws and it would need a new paint-job. They all had huge heavy-set American girlfriends who seemed to wait on them hand and foot. They are always working a scam or an angle on everything.

23 posted on 11/05/2004 12:54:57 PM PST by blackdog (Can we possibly have just one more "Kidz-Bop"?)
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To: Ahriman

Boy was Imam stupid. He should have come to the US to publish. He wouldn't have gotten kicked out.


24 posted on 11/05/2004 12:58:03 PM PST by Navy Patriot
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To: Ahriman
"beating [one's wife] doesn't mean beatings with a rod or beatings that draw blood...The beatings are intended to instill fear...and declaring that he isn't satisfied with this wife."

Silly me, I had no idea the beatings had a noble purpose.

it is said, 'and beat them'... What's better, that she gets slapped, or that she ruins her family, herself, and society?"

So what's supposed to happen in the far more likely event the husband ruins his family, himself, or society?

25 posted on 11/05/2004 1:00:36 PM PST by laredo44 (Liberty is not the problem)
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To: Ahriman; All
Imam Abdel should watch the Lifetime channel.

They got 'how-to' movies on 24/7.

27 posted on 11/05/2004 1:07:02 PM PST by johnny7 (“We blowed 'em up real good!” -John Candy & Joe Flaherty, SCTV)
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To: Maceman
That's harsh.
Although Hillary Clinton could have used a little of THIS
28 posted on 11/05/2004 1:07:33 PM PST by Bon mots
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To: Ahriman

Hollywood should re-release the movie "The Burning Bed" in Muslim countries.


29 posted on 11/05/2004 1:07:43 PM PST by Natural Law
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To: stormingthegatesofhell; Ahriman
Bet Teddy Kennedy told Kerry he needed to beat his wife to keep her stupid mouth shut. LOL

Betcha this is what he said.

Ted knows that a woman won't talk when her mouth is full...
...of seawater.

31 posted on 11/05/2004 1:09:32 PM PST by Bon mots
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To: wvobiwan
3. Islam was a Jewish sect until Muhammed became insulted that Jewish leaders would not accept him into a higher position in that faith.

Islam was never a "Jewish sect." Muhammed became p!$$ed off that Jewish leaders would not accept him as a "prophet" so he declared war on the Jewish tribe of the Qurayish, which went on for many years due to fake truces ("hudna") and finally ended when Muhammed exterminated all the males of the Qurayish and kept the women as slaves and concubines.

32 posted on 11/05/2004 1:21:33 PM PST by Alouette (Schadenfreude--it's better than prozac!)
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To: stormingthegatesofhell

If you can't beat them drown them. - Teddy Kennedy


33 posted on 11/05/2004 1:24:29 PM PST by indexpatient
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To: Ahriman

This is truely amazing. These people are nutballs from the get go!


34 posted on 11/05/2004 1:35:45 PM PST by Sunshine Sister
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To: truth_seeker


"When lying, they justify the lying, because the falsehood advances islam...the highest goal."



Is it not true as well that Islam justifies a truce with your enemy when it appears he might win, so that you buy time to overcome him?


35 posted on 11/05/2004 1:43:03 PM PST by texas_mrs (Four more years 'in the bag'! No more pandering, please!!)
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To: Sir Gawain

>>>All Arabs are not Muslims.<<<

An obviously untrue statement, perhaps you meant to say, not all Arabs are Muslims?


36 posted on 11/05/2004 2:04:32 PM PST by RipSawyer ("Embed" Michael Moore with the 82nd airborne.)
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To: RipSawyer

Yeah.


37 posted on 11/05/2004 2:08:45 PM PST by Sir Gawain
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To: Canticle_of_Deborah
A true blessing in disguise if there ever was one.

I thought the same thing.:)

38 posted on 11/05/2004 2:12:34 PM PST by najida (Liberals: Their mama's didn't raise'em right!)
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To: Ahriman
...Arab TV stations, available on satellite TV in Europe, which frequently airs shows dedicated to teaching a husband how to beat his wife.

Oh, there's a technique?? I did not know this!

Say, I'm beginning to wonder if they aren't all just a bunch of kinky spankers justifying it with religion. Not that there's anything wrong with that... ;^)

39 posted on 11/05/2004 2:26:21 PM PST by wizardoz (Au revoir, Jean Kerry!!)
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To: peyton randolph

I'm overwhelmed at the description of that beating.


40 posted on 11/05/2004 3:37:34 PM PST by Ciexyz (Bush still rules. The sun shines over America.)
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