Don't hesitate, ban child marriage now, says Ambiga


Ambiga Sreenevasan says shariah judges aren't stopping the government from preventing child marriages, and that the government just has to enforce the existing law. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, August 14, 2018.

PUTRAJAYA should not prevaricate on child marriages, and should move to ban them, said Ambiga Sreenevasan.

The human rights lawyer said the government must make a clear stand against child marriage.


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  • I said at the time Wan Azizah favoured modus operandi is to delay action until someone else solves the problem for her. In this case she is hoping the Thai authorities will do the job. It still leaves the question of what action will be taken against the Malaysian man.

    Posted 3 years ago by Malaysia New hope

  • It looks like when decisions are required from Muslim leaders , there are always a dilly dally actions and the excuses of meeting shariah reqiurements and many more related to religious interferences. God damn it!!!!!! We have rules of law to follow and not by the calling of man made religious rights. Looks like we have to settle for a Saudi Arabic way of lives in Malaysia just because some communal prefer it as the in style of Arabisation..

    Posted 3 years ago by Lee Lee