Nigeria: Muslim child bride, forced into marriage, poisons husband
There is no justification for murder. Wasila Umaru’s desperation, however, points up child marriage as the serious human rights abuse that it is.
And it has abundant justification in Islam. As I explained in detail here, few things have stronger attestation in Islamic law than the permissibility of child marriage. Islamic tradition records that Muhammad’s favorite wife, Aisha, was six when Muhammad wedded her and nine when he consummated the marriage. That being the case, Wasila Umaru’s fate is one that untold numbers of Muslim girls share. Yet Islamic apologists in the West frequently insist that Aisha was post-pubescent and much older than nine when Muhammad consummated the marriage with her, and the credulous Infidels go back to sleep — while girls suffer in Islamic child marriages all over the world.
“Child bride forced into marriage makes poisoned meal which kills groom and three of his friends in Nigeria,”…
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