16 June 2016

Pakistan's religious leader explains how men should beat their wives

The leading Mullah in Pakistan who said that men should be able to beat their wives "lightly" has given a detailed explanation into the process in which domestic abuse would be allowed.

In an interview with the BBC, the head of Pakistan's Council of Islamic Ideology defended the right of men to beat their wives.

He also issued a detailed process of when and how domestic violence should be carried out.

Maulana Sheerani, the chairman of the council, said: "These recommendations are according to the Quran and the prophet's teachings. [Daily Mirror]

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