WATCH: Palestinian cleric says husbands must know password for wives' Facebook accounts

Sheikh Khaled al-Maghrabi said that for a woman to have an Internet account that is blocked with a password unknown to her husband constitutes a violation of Islamic law.

December 22, 2014 10:30

Palestinian cleric gives sermon about Facebook

Palestinian cleric gives sermon about Facebook


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Muslim women who wish to maintain an account on social media must grant access to those accounts to their husbands, a Palestinian cleric told worshipers at Al-Aksa Mosque in Jerusalem.

Sheikh Khaled al-Maghrabi made the remarks as part of a sermon that was documented and translated by the Middle East Media Research Institute, an organization that monitors speeches and news reports from the region.

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