By Robert Spencer
….while Sunnis ostensibly reject this practice, it is rising among Saudis, and now we see it also here in Egypt. And as for the girls being underage, why not? Muhammad did it: “The Prophet wrote the (marriage contract) with ‘Aisha while she was six years old and consummated his marriage with her while she was nine years old and she remained with him for nine years (i.e. till his death).” — Bukhari 7.62.88
“Sordid trade in the ‘summer brides’: Arab tourists are ‘buying underage Egyptian sex slaves’ to serve them for just a few months,’” from the Daily Mail, July 15 (thanks to Kristian):
Wealthy tourists from the Persian Gulf are paying to marry under-age Egyptian girls just for the summer, according to a report.These temporary marriages are not legally binding and end when the men return to their homes in Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Kuwait.
The tourists pay a ‘dowry’ to poor families through intermediaries with prices ranging from £320 to £3,200.
The young victims – some under 18 – suffer sexual slavery and are forced to be servants to their ‘husbands’, claims the U.S. State Department report ‘Trafficking in Persons’…..