Rolling Hills of Mid Devon, England, by Simon Ward.

Friday, January 16, 2009

It's an Injustice to NOT Marry Girls Aged 10, Says Saudi Cleric

Sheikh Abdul Aziz Al-Asheikh, the Kingdom's grand mufti, prays during the funeral of a Saudi woman and her daughter last February

From the Daily Mail

Ten-year-old girls are ready for marriage, according to Saudi Arabia's most senior cleric.

Sheikh Abdul-Aziz Al Sheikh, the country's grand mufti, told Al Hayat newspaper that those saying ten or 12-year-old girls are too young to marry are being 'unfair' to them.

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