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Here (via Memri) are some comments on wife-beating from the Muslim cleric that London mayor Ken (endorsed by The Economist!) Livingstone apparently views as a ‘moderate’

“It is said there that one of the methods of treatments is, “And beat them.” This is not obligatory, but it is permitted and it does not suit all wives. All Koranic commentators agree on this. Beating does not benefit all wives, but it is suitable for some.”

These comments were made, not one thousand years ago, but last week.


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