Sunday, June 19, 2016

Germany Makes it Clear that Polygamous and Child-Marriage will not be Tolerated

From BBC News:

While Germany is allowing some refugees, it will not be recognizing polygamous marriage or child-marriage in the country. In some Islamic countries, men are allowed to take multiple wives, and there has been a growing concern about child-marriage; however, Germany has made it very clear that no one’s cultural practices or religious beliefs shall come before German law.

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