Top Saudi Cleric: Ban Christian Churches in Arabia, Let Girls Marry at 10

(Gatestone Institute) Irfan Al-Alawi - In April, the Wahhabi grand mufti of Saudi Arabia, Sheikh Abdul Aziz Ibn Abdullah Al Ash-Sheikh, announced that girls could be forced into marriage at age 10 or 12, without their consent, by contractual arrangement between families. In March, the Saudi chief cleric called for the destruction of all Christian churches in the Arabian Peninsula. Radical Islamist tendencies following, or imitating, Wahhabism have gained new energy in the aftermath of the faded "Arab Spring."

2012-05-28 00:00:00

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