Friday 8 December 2017
December 08, 2017
Kyrgyz Muslim Leader Endorses Polygamy, Prompting Heated Debate
A high-profile Kyrgyz religious leader recently announced that he had married a second wife, bringing a contentious issue into the spotlight. Kyrgyzstan's secular laws forbid polygamy, but many men, including some state officials, have second and third wives, which is allowed under Islamic law.