Skip to comments.Victim ordered to wed rapist
Posted on 07/19/2005 6:38:13 AM PDT by Kokojmudd
BOMBAY -- Hard-line Islamic clerics in a northern Indian village have declared that a woman's 10-year-old marriage was nullified when her father-in-law raped her -- and ordered the mother of five to marry the rapist. The fatwa, or religious edict, was issued by Darool Uloom Deoband, South Asia's most powerful Islamic theological school known for promoting a radical brand of Islam that is said to have inspired the Taliban in Afghanistan. The decision has outraged both Muslim and Hindu leaders and prompted a fierce debate that has dominated the front pages of national newspapers across India. The fatwa ordered Imrana Ilahi, 28, to separate from her husband and treat him as her son because she had sex with his father. "She had a physical relationship with her father-in-law, and it nullifies her marriage," said Mohammad Masood Madani, a cleric at the theological school. He said it made no difference whether the sex was consensual or forced. The village council then decreed that Mrs. Ilahi would have to marry her father-in-law. Feminists and liberal Muslims reacted with fury, staging nationwide street protests. But Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mulayam Singh on June 29 supported the fatwa, saying: "The decision of the Muslim religious leaders in the Imrana case must have been taken after a lot of thought. ... The religious leaders are all very learned and they understand the Muslim community and its sentiments."........
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But you know, if we just understood them better they wouldn't crash airplanes into our buildings.
So they'll just issue another fatwah and have her stoned to death for dishonoring the family - problem solved. Muslim logic at its best.
In other words, a non-Muslim official of the Indian State is acquiescing in the illegal enforcement of this fatwa.
The Indian government is a joke - is this how it protects its citizens?
Oh, and CAIR? Your silence is deafening.
This bunch is not based on any just religion. The whole mess of Islam is nothing more than some tribal codes that reflect their utter primitive mind.
Let me guess, it's the religion of peace.
Isn't marriage legalized rape of both woman and her children anyways in Islam?
Just have her husband rape her again. Problem solved!
Women are Chatel.
Hmmmmm. I think she has to wait until after she marries the father-in-law.
I dare say this is the logical result of multiculturalism, the inevitable final resting place, so to speak, where tolerance becomes madness.
No, no, you have it all wrong. According to modern feminism, Western marriage is legalized rape. Islam is off-limits to criticism, precisely because it is anti-West.
Usually they just kill the victim.
Those crazy imams are not much different from our Supreme Court justices!
What a bunch of barbarians!
Just looking at the title to your post, I knew this was the ROP.
Hadn't thought about that - they could still stone her death for being a "slut." A twofer!
This was posted about a month or two ago.
THIS IS OLD NEWS - THE FATWA WAS RESCINDED.
Regarding the chief minister, he belongs to a party that coddles socialists, muslims, and lower caste "Hindus". He himself is not "Hindu". His statement is a blatant attempt at appeasing to the baser elements of his base.
"This was posted about a month or two ago."
It was in today's Washinton Times. Maybe the same bunch but you never know with those wacky moslems!
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