Muslim wife beating guide sells well in unenlightened Canada
Thankvi – a “prolific writer on almost every topic of Islamic learning” (its says so in the forward) – tells Muslim men that “it might be necessary to restrain her with strength or even to threaten her”.
The average Muslim wife may consider her husband’s dimensions and snort with derision.
The book also tells the Muslim reader that “the husband should treat the wife with kindness and love, even if she tends to be stupid and slow sometimes”.
So. She’s not walking ten paces behind because the local Islamist says she must. She’s just slow.
On page 45, the Muslim husband is told that the wife must not leave “his house without his permission”; his wife must “fulfil his desires”; and “not allow herself to be untidy … but should beautify herself for him … ”
But enough of that. Get to the violence, already. Well, lads, you can “beat by hand or stick” (is a pool cue a stick? discuss?) or “pull (her) by the ears”. But the good Muslim husband should “refrain from beating her excessively”. Think on, Osama – if you hurt her badly, who will cook the dinner and milk the cows.
The Toronto Sun finds a “moderate Muslim” named Tarek Fatah. You might just call him a Muslim, but in the language of the media, Muslims are gauged in degrees, ranging thus: murderous loon; gurning loon; Ken Livingstone; the Muslim Council of Great Britain; loon; your next door neighbour; the curry house owner and staff; Suleman Mirza, of Britain’s Got Talent’s South Asian dance duo Signature; and 23-year-old Samuel Kneen, who won the title of Mr Gay UK 2011; Snoop Dogg.
“I wouldn’t say it’s hate, but it is inciting men to hit women. This is new to you, but the Muslim community knows that this is widespread, that a woman can be beaten. Muslim leaders will deny this, but… ”
Eric Brazau says he saw the book:
“At first, I thought that it is incredible that this kind of thing can be found in Canada, and then I thought, radical Islam is not coming to Canada, it is already here.”
Women beating pre-dates Islam. Indeed, so popular is woman-beating in Canada that this hair salon used domestic violence to advertise its services: