Clip #
287

Debate on Wife Beating on Qatar TV

September 26, 2004

Debate on Wife Beating on Qatar TV

Duration:
04:18
Source:
Qatar TV
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The following are excerpts from a discussion on wife beating on Qatar TV: Dr. Ibrahim Elias, a lawyer: There is a difference between instilling discipline and aggression. Likewise, there is a difference between wife beating as a phenomenon, as a right, as a duty, or as a rule. The phenomenon of beatings is widespread, but does religion support beatings? No, religion is a means of therapy. When Allah said in the Koran "and beat them," he didn't establish it as a rule, but as a means of therapy. D...

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