News: Muslim Cleric Wedded 12 Year Old Girl

From a BBC report:

A Muslim cleric has caused public outrage in Indonesia after marrying a 12-year-old girl. Pujianto Cahyo Widianto married the girl in the central Java city of Semarang, during an unofficial religious ceremony. He reportedly chose her from a pool of 20 girls, before flying to Singapore with his new bride, as well as his first wife. (full report 27 Oct 2008)

Alex McCullie

Here is a postscript (from another web report – different source) with photos plus a stated intention to marry nine and seven year old girls as well.


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