duh..semoga hal seperti itu tak akan pernah terjadi pada anak cucuku...
buatku itu menjijikkan...
--- On Wed, 1/14/09, gkrantau <gkran...@yahoo.com> wrote:

From: gkrantau <gkran...@yahoo.com>
Subject: [zamanku] Umur 10 halal dikawinin
To: zamanku@yahoogroups.com
Date: Wednesday, January 14, 2009, 4:42 PM

Mnrt ulama tertinggi di Saudi Arabia, bocah perempuan cilik  umur 10 th sudah 
pantas kawin. Orang yg melarang nya memperlakukan si imut2 itu dg tidak adil!

Tentunya kesemuanya ini krn manusia sempurna, teladan bagi semua umat Islam 
melakukan perkawinan dg bocah imut2 Aisha ketika dia umur 9 taon.  Di zaman itu 
tentunya blon ada studi ttg dampak buruk dari prebuscent marriages. Sekarang di 
mana manausia sudah lebih mengenal hal2 yg tidak baik sbg akibat perkawwinan 
anak2 - akibat psychological dan bahkan physical, makanya amasyarakat beradab 

Kasihan juga si imut2 di negara tsb. - cilakanya lagi mereka ini sering menjadi 
korban perkawinan dg orang2 gaek tapi berduit. Bayangin anak seumur SD kelas 2 
ditidurin sma engkong, embah, kakek umur di atas 50 th! Coba renungkan sejenak, 
setujukah anda kalo anak perempuan, adik perempuan, kemenakan anda yg seumur 
itu digaulin sama kakek2?!

Gabriela Rantau

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Saudi Arabia's most senior cleric was quoted on Wednesday as saying it is 
permissible for 10-year-old girls to marry and those who think they're too 
young are doing the girls an injustice.
Sheik Abdul-Aziz Al Sheikh, the country's grand mufti, said during a lecture on 
Monday that those who say women should not marry before the age of 25 are 
following a "bad path," according to the pan-Arab Al-Hayat newspaper.
Al Sheikh's comments come at a time when Saudi human rights groups have been 
pushing the government to put an end to marriages involving the very young and 
to define a minimum age for marriage. In the past few months, Saudi newspapers 
have highlighted several cases in which young girls were married off to much 
older men or very young boys.
On Sunday, the government-run Human Rights Commission condemned marriages of 
minor girls, saying such marriages are an "inhumane violation" and rob children 
of their rights.
The commission's statement followed a ruling by a court in Oneiza in central 
Saudi Arabia last month that dismissed a divorce petition by the mother of an 
eight-year-old girl whose father married her off to a man in his 50s.
Newspaper reports said the court argued that the mother did not have the right 
to file such a case on behalf of her daughter and said that the petition should 
be filed by the girl when she reaches puberty.
Responding to a question about parents who force their underage daughters to 
marry, the mufti said: "We hear a lot about the marriage of underage girls in 
the media, and we should know that Islamic law has not brought injustice to 
"For it to be said that it's not permitted to marry off girls who are 15 and 
younger is wrong," Al Sheikh was quoted as saying. "A female who is 10 or 12 is 
marriageable and those who think she's too young are wrong and are being unfair 
to her."
The mufti said a good upbringing will make a girl capable of carrying out her 
duties as a wife.
"Our mothers and before them our grandmothers married when they were barely 
12," said Al Sheikh, according to Al-Hayat.
There are no statistics to show how many marriages involving children are 
performed in Saudi Arabia every year. And it's also not clear whether these 
unions are on the rise or whether people are hearing about them more now 
because of the prevalence of media outlets and easy access to the internet.
Activists say the girls are given away in return for hefty dowries or as a 
result of long-standing custom in which a father promises his infant daughters 
and sons to cousins out of a belief that marriage will protect them from 
illicit relationships.


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