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Saudi Cleric Calls for Babies to Wear Burqas to Prevent Rape


Society & Culture  (tags: Saudi Arabia, Islam, Sharia, Babies in Burkas, Baby Sexual Molestation )

Beth
- 530 days ago - news.msn.com
Just when you thought Islam couldn't get any more weird.... Al Arabiya news reported that Sheik Abdulla Daoud had said that wearing the veil will help protect babies. Daoud told al-Majd TV that babies were being molested in Saudi Arabia, citing



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Beth S. (319)
Tuesday February 5, 2013, 3:20 pm
A Saudi cleric has called for baby girls to wear burqas to avoid getting raped.

Al Arabiya news reported Sunday that Sheik Abdulla Daoud had said on al-Majd TV mid last-year that wearing the veil will help protect babies.

Daoud told al-Majd TV that babies were being molested in Saudi Arabia, citing unnamed medical and security sources.

The video, which surfaced on social media recently, sparked outrage and debate on Twitter from fellow Saudis.

Some tweets called for Daoud to be held accountable for his comments because it breaches individual privacy.

"Fatwa on Burkas for baby girls r disturbing! Now the baby victims are blamed for menís crimes. Allah help us stop the ignorance, stupidity," tweeted Masleeza Othman.

Othman later tweeted: "What about fatwa on those who abuse, molested and sexually assaulted or harassed the babies, children. They aren't supposed to even live!!"

Senior Islamic officers have also criticized Daoud's comments.

Sheikh Mohammad al-Jjzlana, a former judge at the Saudi Board of Grievances, said that Daoud's fatwa made Islam and Sharia law look bad, Al Arabiya reported.

There is nothing in Islam that requires baby girls to wear burqas.

The attention on Daoud's comments comes after the Fayhan al-Ghamdi verdict, the Digital Journal reports. Online activists are calling on the Saudi kingdom's rulers to impose harsher punishments on child abusers after reports surfaced that a prominent preacher, al-Ghamdi, received a light sentencing after confessing to raping and beating his 5-year-old daughter to death.

Under Saudi Arabia's current Islamic law, a father cannot be executed for murdering his children or his wife.

According to the Digital Journal, some people agree that sexual assault against young girls in Saudi Arabia are on the rise. It has been reported that the kingdom plans to launch a 24-hour hotline where violence against children can be reported.
 

Allan Yorkowitz (452)
Tuesday February 5, 2013, 3:33 pm
What would be called a stupid idea, may make some sense in their sick world.
 

bob m. (32)
Tuesday February 5, 2013, 4:46 pm


these surely are the beginning of times written about that the evil upon the eath shal be as never imagined before...befor the return of the Lamb of God.. make no mistake ..He and islam are anethema.. the one to the other... He is LORD.
 

David Anderson (70)
Tuesday February 5, 2013, 4:53 pm
That sick piece of slime should be castrated for suggesting that a baby is sexually attractive such as to even contemplate a blame the victim approach to such indescribable barbarism.
 

Angelica C. (84)
Tuesday February 5, 2013, 5:07 pm
Dear God. This country has gone completely insane. Half the country (men) preys on the other half (women and children) with abandon. There are virtually no penalties for abusing, raping, and murdering women and children.
 

Ge M. (216)
Tuesday February 5, 2013, 5:13 pm
Why bother to report a perfectly normal event? There is something inherently wrong with a religion or a society where tiny babies and littel children are regarded as sexual objects.
 

Rose NoFWDSPLZ (274)
Tuesday February 5, 2013, 5:23 pm
I agree with Gillian
 

Birgitta S. (221)
Tuesday February 5, 2013, 5:50 pm
agreeing with Gillian, too
 

Madhu Pillai (22)
Tuesday February 5, 2013, 7:36 pm
Babies get raped!!!!!!! Hard to believe it, this burka culture is spreading judging from some of the utterances of male politicians, one in India advised women recently to wear overcoats to prevent rape!
 

Ms Noting Commentator (20)
Tuesday February 5, 2013, 8:08 pm
I do not think a veil will help a little toddler or a baby. Christ, their size and young age should be enough of a deterrent. These babies are being molested, because pedophiles are preying on them for their vulnerability, lack of strength, and lack of voiceómeaning, the inability to speak their language enough to explain what they endured!!!
 

Nancy Black (300)
Tuesday February 5, 2013, 8:53 pm
Anyone who things covering a baby would stop someone from raping or abusing that baby is irrational. Someone who is monster enough to rape or commit incest with a baby would think nothing of removing the Burkas. Noted, tweeted, tweeted, read, shared and mighty disturbed that someone would blame a baby for being a victim because she didn't have a burka on.
 

Rob and Jay B. (122)
Tuesday February 5, 2013, 11:05 pm
It's no wonder! Just read the following about how the majority of Arab women are forced into sex as children:

'As girls in the Middle East are considered worth less than
boys, it may be that their incestuous use during childhood is even more
prevalent. One report found that four out of five Middle Eastern women
recalled having been forced into fellatio between the ages of 3 and 6 by older
brothers and other relatives.[Allen Edwardes and R.E.L. Masters - Cradle of Erotica (p. 300) - Bantam Paperback; New Ed edition (1977), ISBN 0553103016]

A female Arab physician who recently conducted an extensive study of childhood seduction reported that "most female children are exposed to Ö incidents of sexual assault" during their
early years by "the brother, the cousin, the paternal uncle, the
maternal uncle, the grandfather or even the father. If not a family member, he
may be the guardian or porter of the house, the teacher, the neighbor's son, or
any other man." [Nawal El Saadawi - The Hidden Face of Eve: Women in the Arab World (p. 14) - Boston:
Beacon Press, 1980]

The molestation, she says, begins with masturbation or fellatio and then proceeds to intercourse. "In most cases the girl surrenders and is afraid to
complain to anyone, since, if there is any punishment to be meted out, it will
always end up by being inflicted on her. It is she alone who loses her honor
and virginity. The man never loses anything Ö " The incidents are
termed "frequent, but remain hidden, stored up in the secret recesses of
the female child's self, since she dare not tell anyone of what has happened to
her Ö "[Lloyd DeMause - The Universality Of Incest - The
Journal of Psychohistory, Fall 1991, Vol. 19, No. 2]

And this from Muslims who arrogantly claim to be morally superior to we decadent westerners!
 

Carola May (20)
Tuesday February 5, 2013, 11:28 pm
Islam's debauchery knows few bounds as its inventor was a sex obsessed child molester, rapist, sex slave owner, slave owner (in Islam slave owners are absolved from having sex with their slaves, and slavery is also condoned in Islam), polygamist and he even had sex with a dead woman.

Mohammed said: "Allah permits you to shut them (females) in separate rooms & to beat them...Allah has made the enjoyment of their bodies lawful in his Qur'an."Tabari IX:113

And here's what the evil-incarnate-Ayatollah R Khomeini, one of the greatest Muslim scholars of the 20th century,i said in his "Little Green Book" of Islamic Sharia law and behaviour:

"A man can marry a girl younger than nine years of age, even if the girl is still a baby being breastfed. A man, however is prohibited from having intercourse with a girl younger than nine, other sexual acts such as foreplay, rubbing, kissing and sodomy is allowed. "

He is also reported to have had a night of sex with a 4 y/o girl, whose screams could be heard as he raped her. (in 'Hal Ataaka Hadeeth ur-Raafidah?' by the late Sheikh Abu Mus'abaz-Zarqaawi:)

Is it any wonder there is so much sexual abuse of little girls and women in Islam when Islam itself and its inventor and scholars place so little value on them other than to serve and sexually service Muslim men - even for eternity in Allah's Big Brothel in the sky where they continue to be eternal virgins servicing Muslim men who are promised perpetual erections for eternity?!

Any other ideology that taught and practiced such debauchery, cruelty and child abuse would be loudly and soundly condemned by the whole of the civilised world, the media, leaders and the UN, but because Islam is a 'religion' everyone turns a blind eye to all of its atrocities. Why. What is the difference? Nazism had many things in common with Islam (HItler loved it) but it isn't 'racist' or 'hateful' to condemn all of its cruelty and atrocities, so why is it 'racist' and 'hateful' to condemn the same things in the ideology of Islam?
 

Phyllis Baxter (40)
Wednesday February 6, 2013, 1:54 am
It is a sickening ideology that breeds such vile thoughts.
 

Bernard Cronyn (31)
Wednesday February 6, 2013, 2:34 am
Sounds like the Saudi male version of "Lead us not into temptation".
 

bob m. (32)
Wednesday February 6, 2013, 8:51 am


These; who believe that the Lamb of God...the very vessel of Gods'mercy and salavation of their souls...the Son of God... will ride with them in slaughterof cHRISTIANS, JEWS, UNBELIEVERS,.. in Jihad .. ...
who call evil good and good evil... their end is written... yet He still waits for all who will come unto Him and be saved.
 

pam w. (191)
Wednesday February 6, 2013, 8:07 pm
Religion is the root of all chaos....but Islam is a CULT.
 

Gene Jacobson (244)
Thursday February 7, 2013, 4:38 am
"Fatwa on Burkas for baby girls r disturbing! Now the baby victims are blamed for menís crimes. Allah help us stop the ignorance, stupidity," tweeted Masleeza Othman. "

A baby? Not just any baby, but girl babies. Really? Saudi men aren't content with raping 5 year olds? Their lust extends to babies. And the solution is to put the little one in a burka? Is there NO end to the insanity of this inane, insane country of pedophiles? Shouldn't THIS be on the UN agenda too? That is just the most disgusting thought I've seen lately, it will make my stomach queasy the rest of the day. Where else on earth could one find men willing to rape babies, so much so that a "religious" solution is needed? Religion, the bane of our existence and this particular one may well be the death of us all as they are as filled with bloodlust as much as sexual lust. And apparently unable to control either urge. Religion of peace my butt, religion of insane killers and rapists of children is what it is, which doesn't exclude the brutality, physical and emotional they inflict on women in general. Ick...
 

Jaime A. (32)
Thursday February 7, 2013, 1:42 pm
This is a sick religion and God help us all from their madness.!!
 

Stan B. (123)
Thursday February 7, 2013, 2:18 pm
I can see where he's coming from. Young girls are at great risk of being raped in Islamic societies, a fashion started by Muhammad himself.
 

Georga Greenwood (16)
Thursday February 7, 2013, 2:47 pm
I've been reading a lot of items on this subject and I still can't believe how sick these religious men are thank goodness I wasn't born there !
 

samantha l (0)
Thursday February 7, 2013, 3:34 pm
I can't wrap my mind around that....raping small kids and babies? Really? Thats f-ing sick!
 

Iona Kentwell (134)
Thursday February 7, 2013, 6:39 pm
This is indeed insane! Why would a burka protect a baby from rape? Clearly any sense of decency has long since departed from anyone who would contemplate such a ( I can't think of a word strong enough) horrendous act. The logic of suggesting a baby needs to wear a particular item of clothing to protect them from torment is completely twisted. How about teaching respect? How about strong punishment for those who harm? How about equal rights for women and children?
 

Dale O. (189)
Thursday February 7, 2013, 9:55 pm
Depressing and also the knowledge this can happen in the West as well. Where ever it happens the idea of a burka or anything else required to protect an innocent baby from the ills of rape is a staggering and shocking thought. Some have no morals or care about others and inflict a lifetime of suffering for many to satisfying their own personal sociopathic contentment. Pathetic.
 

Gabriele R. (29)
Thursday February 7, 2013, 10:57 pm
Noted.I am lost for words that are printable instead I have send green stars to everyone who were able to make a good comment.Just feel so sad and discusted about what I read.
 

caroline s. (78)
Thursday February 7, 2013, 11:33 pm
Sick and insane.


 

monica r. (41)
Friday February 8, 2013, 12:19 am
This is disgusting, but don't blame the guy who made the fatwa, he's just responding to an epidemic of baby and child rapes. For the record, last Ramadan a woman in Egypt wearing a full burka got gang-rape by her Muslim brethren. I'd throw the boy babies into burkas as well, not that it helps, but boys are fair game too. Nor would I hold my breath for the Saudi royals to crack down on pedophilia, because they are well known to be into that themselves. On the plus side, Reliance of the Traveller states that legally (under shari'a) an infant can't be stoned or otherwise punished for adultery if they are raped. That starts when girls are a few years older.

The simplest solution I can see is just castrate all Muslim males. If they are so perverse that they feel sexually aroused looking at an infant, it's the only solution. We in the West know molesters can't be reformed. You can't lock all of them up, but eunuchs aren't going to go around raping anything.

Animals are also frequent victims. A Muslim immigrant in Spain repeatedly raped a horse, which finally resulted in the horse's death.
 

Stan B. (123)
Friday February 8, 2013, 12:54 am
Monica. That would be the perfect solution to child abuse and world-wide terror.
 

Lori Mabry (18)
Friday February 8, 2013, 7:02 am
what is wrong w/a country or anyone for that matter that thinks of raping babies and that covering them is going to prevent it from happening .It's unbelievable that are children live in such a fear filled world..How about we put all the perverse men in brightly colored head wraps and use them as target practice for whatever we deem necessary .
 

Cousin It Addams (8)
Friday February 8, 2013, 7:38 am
and now where are the feminists?

helloooooo? (sound of crickets)

anybody out there? (just those crickets)

this shows that the mohammedan female is subject to rape, discrimination, and has every indignity visited upon her literally from birth until after death (yea, cause moHAMmad (pig meat be upon him) did it with a dead woman right in her grave. sexy, right?). i seriously believe if there was a way to rape a fetus in the womb they sure as hell would be doing that too. baby burkas isn't gonna help. neither are the feminists.
 

Beth S. (319)
Friday February 8, 2013, 8:27 am
Lori,

I agree with you. The problem is that this is not confined to Saudi Arabia. This is an issue (amongst others) that spans most of the Islamic world, because according to Islam, it is PERMISSIBLE for a man to derive sexual pleasure from babies in the form of fondling baby girls' genitals, kissing, and even taking his penis and rubbing it between the baby's thighs.

One would think who could even make this stuff up. It was news to me, too. Rob&Jay and Carola, do a good job (above) documenting this Islamic religious basis for this allowance.

In this and so many other ways, Islam is not like Christianity and Judaism. It is a very pathological ideology.
 

Past Member (0)
Friday February 8, 2013, 9:34 am
I think, those retarded .And ignorant. And non-believers in God in the first place.
They only think about sex .Noted , Thanks .
 

Lydia Weissmuller Price (181)
Friday February 8, 2013, 12:34 pm
Rape is a crime of violence. It has nothing to do with sexual attractiveness. Babies will never be safe as long as evil resides in the heart of man. This is merely a "veil of ignorance" [blaming the victim] by implying that the sight of a female child inspires lust. Not in REAL men it doesn't! Real men don't harbor fantasies about sadistically abusing and/or murdering a child. Real men love their children and not only protect them, but other children as well. A real man would give his own life to protect his child. How Muslims could ever believe that the God of Isaac AND Ishmael would look favorably upon a nation that subjects, mutilates, rapes, and murders children is beyond comprehension. It is against all the laws of God given through Moses [whom the Muslims revere as a great prophet]. Mohammed claims lineage through Ishmael. God has always condemned those who sacrifice and abuse children. Time for these nations to turn and repent for the wrath of God draws nigh.
 

Nimue P. (220)
Friday February 8, 2013, 12:54 pm
The males cannot seem to keep it in their pants. Apparently they don't think it's wrong to rape women and children. What is wrong with their brains? Where is the part of the brain that says: I should not be sexually assaulting a woman or a child? And what is wrong with their bodies that they cannot seem to control themselves? What kind of a man wants to sodomize children and stick his penis in a child's mouth? They need to be taught that this is all wrong. The world needs to put a stop to this, it's not only wrong, it's disgusting. I don't know how women and children can stay in a place where this happens, it's total insanity.
 

Kerstin Strobl (330)
Friday February 8, 2013, 1:22 pm
That is only sick
 

tiffany t. (147)
Friday February 8, 2013, 2:16 pm
Mind boggling. Castration wouldn't help pedophiles/rapist would still molest/rape children/people just wouldn't be with the penis. Hard to wrap my mind around this issue, here in the usa if someone is of Islam faith, the medical profession has to provide a female doctor for the females because it is prohibited for a male doctor to see a young female undressed.
 

Lynne Buckley (0)
Friday February 8, 2013, 2:30 pm
What a sad, pathetic individual this cleric is. If this is the only way to prevent babies being molested then hie and the whole country need to change their attitudes to women and girls. Despicable.A female child doesn't inspire lust, except in very sick and twisted humans.
 

Susie S. (4)
Friday February 8, 2013, 2:42 pm
it makes me sick that these "men"get away with raping,,and now they want to hold even the babies responsible for their disgusting lust!!
 

carol k. (17)
Friday February 8, 2013, 3:01 pm
those people are legalized pedophiles , murderers, and abusers of humans and animals. I have no regard or respect for any one of this cruel and hateful religion
 

Birgit W. (140)
Friday February 8, 2013, 4:15 pm
How sick in your head can you be!
 

bob m. (32)
Friday February 8, 2013, 4:19 pm


Feminists Cousin??? Why, they are busy busy busy.. like little hornets working with their anarchist, marxist, sado masochist allies; stirring up the potions of Zardon.. be earpluged , eyes masked and whispering epathets as the lightning and smokes roil and flash above the soups of discord... under islams smirking gaze.. in the useful idiot division.
 

Susan Lane (6)
Friday February 8, 2013, 5:48 pm
OMG, this is sick, the bastards responsible should be punished, not blame the victims, and WTF, babies?, how sick are the men in that country
 

Ray Lovelace (1)
Friday February 8, 2013, 6:48 pm
If they made their circumcisions a bit more severe, there'd be fewer rapes and the God of Abraham would be appeased.
 

Winn Adams (190)
Friday February 8, 2013, 6:49 pm
How sad for all the females of this country. This cleric is sad and pathetic and a poor excuse for a human being.
 

Marie W. (64)
Friday February 8, 2013, 10:53 pm
So Islam rapes babies- should be so proud of themselves.
 

Lauren Goldman (0)
Saturday February 9, 2013, 2:31 am
Sheik Abdulla Daoud is simply a sick symptom of a sick system. It seems that Islam is always saying how it is about peace, love and respect for women, yet women are oppressed with onerous laws designed to 'protect and honor' them. That is pure garbage. If the animals in these countries kept their dicks in their dresses/robes and stopped preying on females there would be no need for 'protective' laws. The truth is that the laws are meant to keep women powerless and under the absolute control of the sperm dispensers. It is this mindset that makes the Taliban possible, if not inevitable.

As a rape survivor, I see Saudi Arabia as an obscenity.
 

Julie W. (20)
Saturday February 9, 2013, 2:41 am
A burqua wouldn't stop a determined molester. We keep hearing about 'protecting' women and children, but where is the punishment for these sick men? Instead ofwomen in burquas, maybe the men should wear blindfolds so they are not tempted!
 

Lois Jordan (55)
Saturday February 9, 2013, 1:55 pm
Noted. When I first saw this headline, I thought it couldn't be real--must be one of those "Onion" articles, because I just couldn't wrap my mind around it. Still can't. Kudos to Masleeza Othman's tweet. Sheik Daoud sounds like Saudi's answer to our own Limpbag and Beck.
 

monka blanke (74)
Saturday February 9, 2013, 2:17 pm
I like the idea of castration.
 

Beth S. (319)
Saturday February 9, 2013, 8:05 pm
Lois,

I had a similar reaction to yours, but since I've been studying the Islamic world for the past 3-4 years, I had a sinking feeling that it was true.
 

janet f. (29)
Sunday February 10, 2013, 7:43 pm
Those people are so f**ked up.
 

Carol D. (104)
Monday February 11, 2013, 6:06 am
Whats wrong with the men out there in Saudi Are they all so sex mad that you have to cover up a female baby as well now Maybe they need to give them all bromide daily or as you say castrate them no more problems and less sick muslim men You cant say anything if you are a woman or be a feminist over there you will probably silently disappear and be decapitated No hope for the women there Its all unreal and sickening
God help us all if they ever take over anywhere else in the West
 

Russell R. (87)
Monday February 11, 2013, 8:20 am
Julie W - The burka is meant to be their "Blindfold" Moham's Fatwa to keep men from lusting for his wives, especially Alesha. He sent his best friend out to a battle from which he did not thing that he would return from so that he could take his wife for his own. Put a baby in a burka and lock her up to protect her from her own father, brothers, cousins, uncles - that is about ninety relatives that a woman has to fear throughout her life. Even if we remove all the extremist, it still goes on in their home life! So tell me, what are we trying to accomplish in dealing with allah chosen ones?
 

Melania Padilla (173)
Tuesday February 12, 2013, 12:40 pm
Babies? Babies you said? What the f***? Sick bastards, hope they burn in hell. This is so wrong, it does not matter what religion you are part of, sick!!! Poor women and babies living there ;(
 

Carol Dreeszen (366)
Wednesday February 13, 2013, 12:02 pm
You know they did a study on the mind/s of the shooters that go on a rampage...I would like to see what the mind of one of these insane pedophiles looks like! Instead of just one mass of darkness in the brain... their brains must be one COMPLETE mass of BLACK!!
 
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