|Saudi Arabia’s Grand Mufti, Sheikh Abdulaziz Al al-Sheikh|
Pedophilia not forbidden by Quran
As Grand Mufti, Abdulaziz is president of the Supreme Council of Ulema (Islamic scholars) and chairman of the Standing Committee for Scientific Research and Issuing Fatwas, which means he speaks authoritatively in Islamic teachings.
Grand Mufti Abdulzaiz’s more recent ruling on marrying young girls comes following a similar ruling in 2011 by Dr. Salih bin Fawzan, a prominent cleric and member of the Saudi’s highest religious council, who issued a fatwa, or religious edict, that there is no minimum age to marry girls, “even if they are in the cradle.”
|Little Muslim girl of marrying age|
“The ulema have agreed that it is permissible for fathers to marry off their small daughters, even if they are in the cradle,” the edict declared. “But it is not permissible for their husbands to have sex with them unless they are capable of being placed beneath and bearing the weight of the men. And their capability in this regard varies based on their nature and capacity."
Fawzan said there is nothing in Islamic, or Shariah law, that sets a minimum age limit on marrying girls, citing Quran 65:4.
“It behooves those who call for setting a minimum age for marriage to fear Allah and not contradict his Shariah, or try to legislate things Allah did not permit,” Fawzan said. “For laws are Allah’s province, and legislation is his exclusive right, to be shared by none other. And among these are the rules governing marriage.” Are you reading this Europe? Argument against increased immigration of Muslims: Eventually, Muslims will put Shariah above national laws and you won't be able to do anything about it.
“The grand point of the Saudi fatwa, however, is not that girls as young as nine can be married, based on Muhammad’s example, but rather that there is no age limit whatsoever,” Middle East expert Raymond Ibrahim writes in Middle East Forum. “The only question open to consideration is whether the girl is physically capable of handling her ‘husband.’”
“The lives of countless young girls are devastated because of this teaching,” Ibrahim said.
He cited the case of an 8-year-old girl who died on her “wedding” night when her “husband” raped her. He also referred to a 10-year-old girl who hid from her 80-year-old “husband.”
And then there is Nada and her aunt
|Nada al-Ahdal ran away from home and arranged marriage|
Her 14 year old aunt committed suicide by fire to escape her forced marriage
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As WND recently reported, rich Saudi Arabian men – some associated with the Saudi royal family – have been purchasing for their sexual pleasure Syrian girls and young women from among the hundreds of thousands of refugees fleeing the Syrian civil war conflict to Lebanon and Jordan.
Most of these Saudi men are said to be in their 60s and 70s. When they tire of the girls, they often hand them off to other men.
“They come into Lebanon and Jordan and go to the Syrian refugee camps where the Syrian families there have nothing,” one Lebanese source told WND. “The Saudis then offer $200 for girls aged 9 to 14 years and take them from their families. Because the families are so desperate for money, they give in to the temptation.”
Obvious argument for increased immigration of Muslims. But why do they have to emigrate to non-Muslim countries? How many refugees are Muslim countries taking in? It's not like they can't afford to take them in.
US committing adultery with the devil
The United States, allied with Saudi Arabia, has been silent on its treatment of young girls.
“Given the influence the United States has over Saudi Arabia, why hasn’t your president confronted the Saudis about this?” one source asked WND. “Sometimes, the girls are returned to their families, but they won’t have a future.”
Admittedly, there is little that even the King can do to change laws that conflict with Shariah or the Quran without the support of the Muftis.