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

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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