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coffindodger May 1st 2009 6:14 am

8 Year Old Girl Given a Divorce
 
An eight-year-old girl who was sold into marriage by her father has been given a divorce after an international outcry over the case, Saudi media reported on Thursday.

The marriage of the girl to a man reportedly in his 50s was annulled on Wednesday

Full Details:- http://www.gulfnews.com/news/gulf/sa.../10309102.html

Blue Cat May 1st 2009 6:17 am

Re: 8 Year Old Girl Given a Divorce
 

Originally Posted by coffindodger (Post 7531575)
An eight-year-old girl who was sold into marriage by her father has been given a divorce after an international outcry over the case, Saudi media reported on Thursday.

The marriage of the girl to a man reportedly in his 50s was annulled on Wednesday

Full Details:- http://www.gulfnews.com/news/gulf/sa.../10309102.html

I should think so as well! it's disgusting.

eylesda May 1st 2009 6:43 am

Re: 8 Year Old Girl Given a Divorce
 
Did she get custody of the teddy bear?

Blue Cat May 1st 2009 6:46 am

Re: 8 Year Old Girl Given a Divorce
 

Originally Posted by eylesda (Post 7531616)
Did she get custody of the teddy bear?

no she got the Quaran :p

Shadya May 1st 2009 7:05 am

Re: 8 Year Old Girl Given a Divorce
 
How many times has this story been discussed on here?

diablo May 1st 2009 8:52 am

Re: 8 Year Old Girl Given a Divorce
 

Originally Posted by Shadya (Post 7531651)
How many times has this story been discussed on here?

two, once when her mother filed the case and second when she got the divorce.

Edo May 1st 2009 12:15 pm

Re: 8 Year Old Girl Given a Divorce
 

Originally Posted by Blue Cat (Post 7531620)
no she got the Quaran :p

ah good job, at least she didnt get an edited verison of Bible - or she'd be eating pork and producing illigitimate children rather than thinking about getting married when she reaches puberty.

Blue Cat May 1st 2009 1:49 pm

Re: 8 Year Old Girl Given a Divorce
 

Originally Posted by Edo (Post 7532134)
ah good job, at least she didnt get an edited verison of Bible - or she'd be eating pork and producing illigitimate children rather than thinking about getting married when she reaches puberty.

now wouldn't that be tragic!

Shadya May 1st 2009 2:22 pm

Re: 8 Year Old Girl Given a Divorce
 

Originally Posted by diablo (Post 7531805)
two, once when her mother filed the case and second when she got the divorce.

There have been more than two previous threads discussing this case but the search facility is too long-winded to verify. In fact, its a pretty useless facility if you ask me.:thumbdown:


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