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Wednesday, November 2, 2011

Family Law Changes in Libya?

From BlueRidgeNow:

TRIPOLI, Libya — It was just a passing reference to marriage in a leader’s soberly delivered speech, but all week it has unsettled women here as well as allies abroad.

In announcing the success of the Libyan revolution and calling for a new, more pious nation, the head of the interim government, Mustafa Abdel-Jalil, also seemed to clear the way for unrestricted polygamy in a Muslim country where it has been limited and rare for decades.

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Most of us are very happy to see Ghadaffi's regime tumble, but I do not think the new regime is going to be much better for the citizens of Libya because the new regime is going to be influenced in a very significant way by Islamic extremist whose views include the practice of polygamy as described in this post.

Posted by: Tulsa Divorce Attorney | Nov 2, 2011 8:20:09 AM

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