Egyptian husbands will soon be legally allowed to have sex with their dead wives – for up to six hours after their death.

The controversial new law is part of a raft of measures being introduced by the Islamist-dominated parliament.

It will also see the minimum age of marriage lowered to 14 and the ridding of women’s rights of getting education and employment.

Egypt’s National Council for Women is campaigning against the changes, saying that ‘marginalising and undermining the status of women would negatively affect the country’s human development’.

Dr Mervat al-Talawi, head of the NCW, wrote to the Egyptian People’s Assembly Speaker Dr Saad al-Katatni addressing her concerns.

Egyptian journalist Amro Abdul Samea reported in the al-Ahram newspaper that Talawi complained about the legislations which are being introduced under ‘alleged religious interpretations’.

The subject of a husband having sex with his dead wife arose in May 2011 when Moroccan cleric Zamzami Abdul Bari said marriage remains valid even after death.

He also said that women have the right to have sex with her dead husband, alarabiya.net reported.

It seems the topic, which has sparked outrage, has now been picked up on by Egypt’s politicians.

TV anchor Jaber al-Qarmouty slammed the notion of letting a husband have sex with his wife after her death under the so-called ‘Farewell Intercourse’ draft law.

He said: ‘This is very serious. Could the panel that will draft the Egyptian constitution possibly discuss such issues? Did Abdul Samea see by his own eyes the text of the message sent by Talawi to Katatni?

‘This is unbelievable. It is a catastrophe to give the husband such a right! Has the Islamic trend reached that far? Is there really a draft law in this regard? Are there people thinking in this manner?’

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  • Oh boy, is this the “freedom” promised by the Shariah…er, Arab Spring?

    • You now know what it takes for muslims to fight, sex with little and dead girls.

  • Up to my neck in CA

    Just when you think you heard it all….wow..just wow!

    • Oil Can Harry

      In defense of the Muslim clerics they voted for this law after seeing the necrophilia scene in Weekend At Bernie’s.

  • Robert Binion

    Would insurance still cover contraception?

    • Oil Can Harry

      Obamacare will only cover contraception if the Egyptian is having sex with a mummy.

  • The psychopaths are in charge, no doubt.

  • WmarkW

    Well, if the Mubarek regime forbade this, I’d have rioted to oust him, too.

  • Why?

    Is it fair to call us supremacists, when various other groups continually insist on operating on such low levels without outside inference.

  • WmarkW

    Other than identity-group activist leaders, I don’t hear much anti-Western complaining from immigrant women.

    At college campuses, it’s the pampered upper-middle white women from gated communities who think we need to import more multi-cultural values.  The actual Asian immigrants study the real knowledge that they know is their ticket to the Western life.

    • CourtneyfromAlabama

      Glad to see there are so many men in this movement who enjoy putting down their own women while praising Asian women. It makes me question why I even stick around, and I’m not even a feminist.

      • Skrep

        There’s bad apples in every group. Sometimes they are the loudest.

        Don’t let what you know to be true in your heart become jeopardized by a confused rant.

        • Xanthippe2

          I don’t think she is going to go all multi-culti, she just finds it distressing that some White men not only prefer non-White women, but encorage others to do so to.  But in fairness one of the loudest is not a White nationalist, but rather a Jewish libertarian.

  • haroldcrews

    Why am I not surprised.  They appear oblivious the the health risks of necrophilia.  Surely there are some health risks but it is about the last thing I want to google.  This is aside from the psychological harm.   I think that is the first time I’ve ever used the term necrophilia in a non-metaphorical manner.  I really hope it is the last time.

  • No

    Necrophilliacs are motivated by the desire for a totally willing and submissive subject.  Given how Arabs treat women, this isn’t surprising.  Having beaten, demeaned and and abused her in life, why not give the old gal a happy ending?

    Once again, it just shows that Europeans brought light to a dark world.  (Pun somewhat intended.)  Without whites, the world crumbles into perversity, cruelty and savagery . . . the fruits of the non-white mind.

  • diversity_is_a_hate_crime

    The “all cultures are equal” crowd is more of Jared Taylor’s generation. The current generation are more “value differences through cross cultural understanding”.

    They celebrate differences, unless the difference is that Whites may want to retain something uniquely theirs, self-consciously separate, distinct, and undefiled by contact with Diversity.

    Now, anyone who is disgusted by the idea of nasty Arab men raping the corpses of their dead wives would be a “cultural imperialist who is so invested in his White privilege that he sees the world with racist eyes and only makes bigoted, racist judgments about cultures he doesn’t understand.”

    Cultural differences are now used as weapons to flush out White racism.

    They sent a porn star to read to school kids so that you would feel disgusted and then be forced to reflect on your intolerance, which is a sin akin to racism.

    Everything debased and degrading is USED to force us into shame for being “stuck in an outdated racist mindset.”

    I’d say let’s go with. Let’s not say it’s wrong, let’s celebrate legalized Arab corpse rape as an index to Arab genetic character.

  • a gutter culture with a gutter religion.

  • There’s something I still can’t figure out about the Shari’ah Spring.

    A lot of American neo-cons either supported it, were cheerleaders for it, made excuses for it, or impugned the motives of people who were suspicious about it (and turned out to be right about it).  Yet, that part of the world also contains their favorite country.  And the Shari’ah Spring brought about fundamentalist Muslim regimes closely aligned with MB/AQ that are openly hostile to their favorite country

    I just don’t get the drift of that.

    The only good theory I can come up with is that people are naturally frontrunners.  Maybe the American neos thought the Shari’ah Spring was truly some sort of Jeffersonian uprisings.

    • Oil Can Harry

      QD, the smartest of the neocons like Michael Savage were wary of the Arab Spring because they sensibly guessed that the Islamists who took over Egypt and Tunisia would be much more hostile to Israel.  

      And what about the clueless NPR/Pacifica Radio leftists who cheered on the Arab Spring? Didn’t they realize that the new regimes would be less favorable towards feminism,  secularism and gay rights? 

      •  The neo “review” and “standard” mags, published and edited by the smartest dumbest people in any room they walk into, (won’t mention Bill Kristol by name), were cheerleading for it.

        • Oil Can Harry

          I agree that most of the neocons were cheerleaders; I just wanted to give a little credit to the few like Savage who showed common sense.

          •  I don’t know if I would call Savage a neo-con.  Some days I would say yes, some no.  He’s not as enthusiastic for invade the world invite the world as most neos, and he’s not necessarily slavishly devoted to their favorite country.

            What we do know is that he hates AR.

  • They want to be more like moohamad. Had sex with the dead and wives under 10

  • anmpr1

    Well, for at least six hours the camel doesn’t have to worry.

  • The__Bobster

    How long does it take for rigor mortis to set in? Just wondering. After all, they could get stuck in there.

    • Rocky Bass

       I was thinking that too. About 4 hours as I recall. So you have 4 hours to get everything into the desired spot and another 2 to get’er’dun.

      • Rocky Bass

         Not that I advocate post mortem coitus. Far from it.

  • Detroit_WASP

    This is sick.

    Your wife is laying there dead, your children in tears and all you can think about is getting off?  Sounds more animal than human.  
     
    I imagine the corpse would have to be in good condition.  No missing limbs from a terrible accident.  Face not blown off from a  suicide bomber.  No cancer victims where she would be 75 pounds of skin and bones.  
     
    I jest to point out the absurdity of this law/idea.   These are the ideas the 85 IQ crowd come up with.  

  • Shawn_thefemale

    Seems like it would be a bit of an issue for women to have sex with their dead husbands…. And considering their culture, I would think the women would be more likely to be dancing on them.

    • radical7

      Not necessarily.

  • radical7

    This practice is commonpalce in France, Denmark, Lithuania and Northern Ireland as well.

    • Bon, From the Land of Babble

      Cite your sources.

      Put up or shut up.

  •  Only two ways I think that’s possible:

    1.  He can still, well, you know, even after death, if he was executed by hanging

    2.  Look up “Pegging”

    • Bon, From the Land of Babble

      1. Popsicle  sticks and string.

      2.  Wait for rigor mortis.

  • Diamond_Lil

    Muslims won’t stop abusing women even after their death.

  • SintiriNikos

    Egypt’s demise began with Nasser when he all but exiled the Greeks, who for millennia were the land’s greatest merchants and their cultural treasure. Only to befriend the odious Soviets and foster radical Islam as a bulwark against all things western. This is an Egyptian Dark Ages.

  • sbuffalonative

    If your wife died, would the first thing you think about is ‘one last time’?

    Considering rigor mortis begins to set in 3 to 4 hrs after death, 6 hrs seems about right.

    As other have noted, the perfect Muslim wife; total submission to her husband.

    Allah be praised.

  • Bon, From the Land of Babble

    Six hours? How is the law enforced?  Does someone set a timer in the morgue?  Surely there are enough goats…

    These sick necrophiliacs are the ones that the 0bama regime wanted in power in Egypt. Wonder if the new “atrocity” czar thinks this is OK?  — or if anyone opposed will be accused of  Hate Speech and Islamophobia?  

    No, it’s only Republicans who are engaged in a “War on Women!!”

    It’s right after tax season — will 1.5 billion of taxpayer $$  be sent to these sickkos in foreign aid?

    Bon

  • Sherman_McCoy

    Or the children.

  • sbuffalonative

    The Christian Science Monitor says the story is false though it had a germ of truth:

     There was a Moroccan cleric a few years back who apparently did issue a religious ruling saying that husbands remained married to their wives in the first six hours after death and, so, well, you know. But that guy is far, far out on the nutty fringe.

    http://www.csmonitor.com/World/Backchannels/2012/0426/Egypt-necrophilia-law-Hooey-utter-hooey?cmpid=addthis_email#.T5nEqMQOQoo.email

  • The__Bobster

    Jamal never has proof. It’s best to ignore him

  • Where is the UN crying about this? And just how would a woman have sex with her dead husband? pretty hard to get it up when you’re dead!

  • Rocky Bass

     And what is the penalty for violating the 6 hour rule?

  • WhiteGuyInJapan

     Thanks for the literary reference.  I was wondering if this form of necrophilia was a common behavior and this new law was merely trying to make it official and public.

  • Wow… just wow.
       Nothing  I, or a cadre of  Comedy-writers  could  top this,  just in stark terms.

  • yummy

    I would be okay with this so long as women would also be given the right to make their late husbands’ penises artificially erect and proceed to engage in intercourse with them. However, the spouse should be able to write in her will that she/(he) does not condone this activity, and therefore should be a criminal offense in those cases.