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6081

Egyptian Clerics Debate Marital Rape: Must a Wife Comply with Her Husband?

May 11, 2017

Egyptian Clerics Debate Marital Rape: Must a Wife Comply with Her Husband?

Duration:
02:35
Source:
Assema TV (Egypt)
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During a May 11 debate on Egypt’s Assema TV channel on marital rape, Sheikh Mohamed Al-Mallah said that conjugal relations were a religious commandment, and that "when he demands it, she must comply," except when she is ill or menstruating. Sheikh Sayyid Zayed said that it is "the murder of the wife's humanity... the killing of her emotions and the annihilation of her honor," and lawyer Samir Sabri said that Salafi ideology only recognizes the lower half of a woman's body.   Interviewer: "The ...

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