Ahmed Bin Saad Al Qarni is reflecting standard Islamic belief. This is the rationale behind the wearing of the hijab: it is the woman’s responsibility, and solely her responsibility, to make sure that men are not tempted. The Qur’an says: “O Prophet, tell your wives and your daughters and the women of the believers to bring down over themselves of their outer garments. That is more suitable that they will be known and not be abused. And ever is Allah Forgiving and Merciful.” (33:59) The implication there is that if women do not cover themselves adequately with their outer garments, they may be abused, and that such abuse would be justified.
“Saudi preacher says women are to blame for rape as they are ‘the cause of harassment and adultery,'” by Darren Boyle, MailOnline, October 19, 2017 (thanks to Rowan):
A hard-line Saudi preacher has claimed women are to blame for their own rapes and are the ’cause of harassment and adultery’.
Ahmed Bin Saad Al Qarni delivered his abhorrent sermon on Twitter where he claimed ‘women instigate men to rape and assault them’.
In one video he posted online, Al Qarni claimed ‘look at the woman in this video, she made the men go mad. Don’t blame men.’
A controversial Saudi cleric has claimed women are to blame for rape and are committing adultery if they leave their homes while wearing perfume or even make up
According to StepFeed.com, the cleric said: ‘If he rapes her, she’ll come home crying over her dignity. I swear to God, women are the cause of harassment and adultery. Look at the woman in this video, she’s the one who stopped the man driving the vehicle, and she’s the one who got into the car with him.’
He continued: ‘A woman who leaves her house wearing make-up and perfume is an adulteress. A good woman who’s wearing a kitchen apron will never leave her house looking like that. Don’t blame men.’…