Saudi woman banned from marriage to ‘religiously unfit’ musician | Entertainment News

2018-10-02T17:05:16+00:00 October 2nd, 2018|

In some parts of the kingdom a man who plays a musical instrument is considered to be of inferior status [Music] the couple live in the ultra-conservative region of Kazon north of the capital Riyadh [Music] two years ago the suitor who is a teacher asked for the hand of a 38 year old woman bank manager the Saudi newspaper o cast said on Tuesday [Music] but her family objected saying he was not religiously compatible with her because he played the mood the oriental lute which is popular across the Arab world but her family objected saying he was not religiously compatible with her because he p…


Continue reading… ed viewed the oriental lute which is popular across the Arab world as Saudi women cannot legally marry without the consent of their male Guardians the unnamed couple took their case to the courts women to seek permission from male Guardians their fathers husbands or other male relatives to travel speak to unrelated men and perform other tasks a lower court waiting on the side of the family saying the marriage could not go through because the suitor plays a musical instrument he is unsuitable for the women from a religious point of view the court said according to cats an appeals court ratified the verdict making it final the newspaper added dot the woman told oh past she will seek intervention from the country’s highest authorities for reference to the royal court the bank manager who holds a master’s degree in is responsible for more than 300 employees said she was determined to marry her suitor describing him as very button with a good reputation the story came to light after longer Abdulrahman l lantern shared a video of himself discussing the couples played on snapchat Steph he’d reported share this article sharing the case took placing any I saw Satine started when a woman visited me asking to sue her brothers who refused to allow her to marry a man who had proposed to her because he wants played hood string instrument and so wasn’t considered religious he said when the case went to court a judge rejected it agreeing with the cleric on the fact that the man wasn’t fit to marry because he plays music and therefore isn’t religious enough [Music] the story ends here because the man who deserves a chance to defend himself before our court was never given the chance to do that the longer added [Music] hours after ala heenes post thousands of Saudis began to debate the matter online [Music] one Twitter user wrote whether you like it or not music is Herrin unacceptable in this lot