Entries by rumahkitab

Indonesian children marry despite outcry

Two Indonesian children got married in Sulawesi this week, after a long battle to do so which drew nationwide attention and criticism. The 15-year-old boy and 14-year-old girl had sought permission from a religious court for their wedding. The case triggered strong criticism at home and abroad. The government is now planning changes to the […]

“Imraatuna fi al-Syariah wa al-Mujtama'” by Thahir al-Haddad

Thahir al-Haddad was born in 1899 AD and his education originally studied the traditional sciences in Madrasah Zaetunah for seven years (1913-1920 AD). After graduating from Zaitunah, Al-Haddad became a labor activist and leftist, as a journalist and writer. With his book, “Imraatuna fi al-Shariah wa al-Mujtama”, Thahir al-Haddad became a controversial person, called infidel […]