Advocating on Behalf of the American Military and Defense on the War on Terror

The Islamic Society of Boston, the mosque attended by Boston Marathon bombing  suspects Tamerlan and Dzhokar Tsarnaev, posted an article on its website in  September 2004 that advocated for the beating of women as a last resort to force  them to behave.

The Cambridge, Massachusetts-based mosque posted an English translation of  Saudi cleric Sheikh Muhammed Salih Al-Munajid’s 1997 work, “The Muslim Home: 40 Recommendations in Light of the Quran and  Sunnah,” which the mosque headlined, “40 Recommendations for the Muslim  Home.”

“Hinting at punishment is an effective means of discipline, so the reason for  hanging up a whip or stick in the house was explained in another report, where  the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him) said: ‘Hang up the whip  where the members of the household can see it, for this is more effective in  disciplining them,’” the article states.

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