Skip to comments.Did a Leading Saudi Cleric Permit Men to Eat Their Wives? (i.e. cannibalize)
Posted on 04/09/2015 4:14:36 PM PDT by Olog-hai
Just when you thought youd heard it all: A report circulating throughout the Arabic-language media claims a leading Saudi cleric has issued a fatwa (religious ruling) permitting husbands to eat their wives (yes, eat them) in the event that they are really, really hungry.
The report appeared among other places in the major pan-Arab, London-based Al Quds Al-Arabi, which cited the alleged edict by the Grand Mufti of Saudi Arabia Abdul Aziz ibn Abdullah Al-Asheikh permitting a husband to eat his wife if he is afflicted with severe hunger. It claimed Al-Asheikh clarified that the husband could choose to eat her entirely or, if he wasnt that hungry, to limit himself to a limb or two, or a portion of flesh. [ ]
Fake or not, if would be far from the first extreme or controversial ruling issued by the mufti. In 2012, he infamously ruled that all churches in the region should be destroyed.
(Excerpt) Read more at israelnationalnews.com ...
Why would they want to?
Well, goat is popular in the M.E.
Thank you for the clarification.
Do the Saudi clerics have an April Fool tradition, or is this purported to be serious?
Thanks so much for posting this (but why is it newsworthy? guys say they eat their wives all the time.....)
Humour is banned in Islam.
Consume might have been a better word
Banned? I didn’t know that—I just thought it was very hard to find. Except, of course, to laugh at the whole thing.
OK I get it now.
more calories in Saudi...
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Not so clear about the “oral sex” concept over there ...
perhaps something is lost in translation.
To be served with a nice nonalcoholic Chianti annd fava beans. For the discriminating moslem epicurian.
mmmmmmmm..mohammmmm mads favorite, blackened wife, but Christians taste better he says because they eat well..
They don’t use them for food do they?
If I recall correctly, it involved a Double-wide in Kenosha and Uncle Ernie who fell asleep smoking in his Barcalounger.
That is a Y-ed open title