Unthinkable horror in Afghanistan: 8-year-old “bride” of mullah bleeds to death on her “wedding night”
This is beyond tragic. I don’t know what to think of this.
WARNING: IF YOU ARE AT ALL SENSITIVE, SKIP THIS.
By Robert Spencer
The story below is graphic. But it has to be told, as it graphically illustrates the human cost of Islamic child marriage and the treatment of women and girls as commodities.
“The Prophet wrote the (marriage contract) with ‘Aisha while she was six years old and consummated his marriage with her while she was nine years old and she remained with him for nine years (i.e. till his death).” — Bukhari 7.62.88
Muslims take this seriously and imitate Muhammad in this. Article 1041 of the Civil Code of the Islamic Republic of Iran states that girls can be engaged before the age of nine, and married at nine: “Marriage before puberty (nine full lunar years for girls) is prohibited. Marriage contracted before reaching puberty with the permission of the guardian is valid provided that the interests of the…
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