Topic: Eritrea asks men to marry at least two wives or face imprisonment  (Read 3164 times)

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In the statement written in Arabic assures of government support to the polygamous marriages.

The activists translate it thus, "Based on the law of God in polygamy, and given the circumstances in which the country is experiencing in terms of men shortage, the Eritrean department of Religious Affairs has decided on the following .”

First that every man shall marry at least two women and the man who refuses to do so shall be subjected to life imprisonment with hard labour.

“The woman who tries to prevent her husband from marrying another wife shall be punished to life imprisonment,” alleges the activists in their translation.

http://www.sde.co.ke/article/2000189318/eritrea-now-asks-men-to-marry-at-least-two-wives-or-face-imprisonment

 

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