Skip to comments.Outrage in Turkey After State Agency Says Girls Can Marry From Age Nine
Posted on 01/05/2018 5:16:08 PM PST by Pollard
ANKARA, Turkey (AFP) Turkeys religious affairs state agency came under heavy criticism on Thursday from the main opposition party after it said girls as young as nine could marry under Islamic law.
The Diyanet religious affairs directorate said on Tuesday the minimum age for girls to marry was nine, while for boys it was 12, according to Turkish media including the Hurriyet daily quoting the agencys official website.
The post, which took the form of an explanatory statement on Islamic law, has since been taken down, after a backlash from the opposition and womens rights groups.
The head of the High Commission of Religious Affairs Ekrem Keles on Thursday told Hurriyet that the earliest age for a girl to marry is 17 and 18 for a boy.
Forget a nine or a 10 year old child marrying, a child at 15 should not marry and should not be married, he said.
The legal age to get married in Turkey is 18.
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It’s outrageous! Aisha was married at age 6. Who are today’s Turkish leaders to deny modern women the same honor? [Sarcasm? You be the judge.]
They are outraged the age was not set at six, so they can’t legally emulate their beloved “Prophet”.
Aisha was married at 6, but Mo had the self control to wait three years until she was 9 for consummation. The Turks are just cutting to the chase here.
Elections matter. When the Turkish Islamists defeated the secularists in the 1990’s they proceeded promptly to dismantle the political reforms of Ataturk. The civil service and the military was purged of secularists and they were replaced with reliable Islamists. The secularists lost because they were enthralled with European Social Democracy. Capitalism was greatly hindered by a huge non productive bureaucracy, taxes and endless regulations. Only the urban elite and political insiders really prospered. The rural masses remained poor and uneducated. Hence the Islamists were able to come to power and the ruination of the country commenced.
Islam. Rape, murder, pedophilia and slave-trading.
Whats not to love?
Taking Turkey back to the Stone Age one step at a time
"Hmmm. Wonder how far my pension will go in Turkey?"
That’s why we admire Mo. He was a perfect gentleman, just as he was perfect in every way.
Hey, their fearless leader, old “Mad Mo”, was a molester. The ilk that went to Epstein’s island are all molesters so it’s “no big deal.... /S
They are just following the example of their prophet.
Just like they do when they kill infidels.
Ah the years of progress...
9 years old, they sure don’t make women like that anymore...
Mohammed actually bought and married a girl at age 6.
Hey, if MadMo can do 9, why shouldn’t his “civilized Muslim” fathers, brothers and sons do the same?
Imposing the rule of Mohammad on prepubescent children.
I can think of no other reason why we allow continuation of Turkey in NATO.
It's time to relocate both our troops, and nuclear arms out of that country.
Their culture, religion, and philosophy doesn't think like us, and other western civilizations !
Allahu Snackbar, indeed !
Ruth Bader Ginsburg wrote a paper in support of lowering the age of consent to 12.
Do we see eye to eye? No. Do we want them to join the Russian camp? No. The working relationship isn’t good right now, but we can hope for better times and hang in there.
That seems prudent to me. Others won’t agree and you may be one of them.
muslin girls are now like gymnasts: obsolete at age 21.
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