Clip #
5854

Palestinian Cleric Sameeh Hajaj Explains Wife-Beating in Islam: Not on the Face, No More than 10 Blows, Avoid Permanent Marks

November 23, 2016

Palestinian Cleric Sameeh Hajaj Explains Wife-Beating in Islam: Not on the Face, No More than 10 Blows, Avoid Permanent Marks

Duration:
03:02
Source:
Palestinian Authority TV
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Intro:

Palestinian Cleric Dr. Sameeh Hajaj discussed wife-beating in a TV interview, saying that it was permitted as a last resort only, after admonitions and forsaking the wife's bed had failed. Speaking on the Palestinian Authority's official TV channel, Hajaj, who according to his Facebook page, holds a Ph.D. in the jurisprudence of shari'a politics and is a preacher with the Ministry of Endowments in Gaza, said that it was permitted to beat the wife only with a "miswak" dental twig or a kerchief, t...

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