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Egyptian Fatwa: Women who swim in the ocean guilty of adultery

Bang your head. Complete with "prayer bump" from slamming their heads on the ground during prayer, Cairo police on patrol.
Bang your head. Complete with “prayer bump” from slamming their heads on the ground during prayer, Cairo police on patrol during Morsi’s reign.

“Standard Sharia Law punishment for adultery for a woman is slowly stoning her to death…”

India Today published on Nov. 28, 2013 that a listing has recently been compiled in Egypt of some of the more puritanical Islamic Fatwa’s issued during the presidency of now deposed leader Mohamed Morsi.

During Morsi’s brief stint as president, the Muslim Brotherhood and the equally violently straight laced┬áSalafists issued blatantly anti-women fatwas on a regular basis.

Arguably leading the list was the Fatwa (Islamic religious ruling) issued that noted the Arab word for “sea” is masculine, therefore, if and when sea water comes into contact with a married woman’s pelvic area, she literally committed adultery.

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