PAS ‘fatwa’ Valentine’s Day haram/ political sex scandals
Pix: Karima El Mahroug, aka Ruby, the teenager at the centre of the Italian PM sex scandal — photo credit: timeslahore.com
Selalunya buat maksiat, pergi disko… couple, couple, bersunyi-sunyian, ini adalah tradisi bagi masyarakat yang beragama Kristian bukan agama Islam…
UPDATE on Valentine Haram in FMT: ‘Ustazah: Don’t emulate ‘sinful’ Christians‘
PAS will crack down on Valentine’s Day in the Pakatan states. This trivia news made international headlines yesterday.
The initiative by PAS shows who’s boss in Pakatan.
But first, a quick detour to the sex scandal of Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi.
[Karima] El Mahroug described Berlusconi as a benefactor who, because he took pity on her, gave her an envelope filled with €7,000 (RM29,200) after she attended a chaste dinner at his mansion last Valentine’s Day … — TIME magazine
Details of Karima aka Ruby story are a tad complicated but the Time article (click above) gives a succinct coverage.
PAS might be interested to learn that
When Karima was 12, her father spilled a pan of boiling oil on her after she told him she had converted from Islam to Catholicism.
PAS might also be interested to learn that in Italy, the age of consent for sexual relations is 14. But then again in the theocratic state of Iran, girls can be married off at age 9.
The ‘crime’ therefore is not whether the 74-year-old Berlusconi had sex with a 16 year old. The offence is to pay for sex (i.e. prostitution) with teenagers under 18. Berlusconi has responded by saying that the allegations are ‘disgusting and shameful’.
Grist for the PAS mill
The [PAS anti-Valentine’s Day] movement is also working closely with the Islamic Religious Department in Penang to monitor sinful activities.