Heartwarming, right? An interview on the sanctity and importance of marriage, how could anything be wrong with that?
Well, before you get carried away with praise, Hassan Al-Laham claimed, “Allah said: Warn them (the wives), and separate from them, and hit them, and bring an arbitrator from his family and an arbitrator from her family.”
What a lovely sentiment—wait—what?
“Not hitting that will bring the police, and break her hand and cause bleeding, or hitting that makes the face ugly,” Hassan Al-Laham explained.
Oh, well as long as it doesn’t make the face ugly…
For more tips on how to save your marriage through spousal abuse, you can see more of the interview here.