A new law is set to be put to the Turkish parliament that would allow men accused of abusing girls under 18 to avoid punishment if they marry their victims.
The law legitimises statutory rape, child marriage and allows child abuse and sexual exploitation to become rife.
Throughout the Middle East, Asia and Africa in countries where Sharia laws and Hadith are practiced, rape is considered the woman’s fault and “shame” to the whole family family of the victims.
Under Sharia law rape or extramarital sex is considered zina which is punished by one hundred lashes and stoning to death.
In the Arab-Muslim world rape victims are often executed on charges of adultery or even murdered by their families in what is described as “honor killing”.
This is a clear violation of human rights. Western countries must impose sanctions against the Turkish regime if this bill is passed in the Turkish parliament.
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