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Chechnya bridenapping to end

Monday, Oct 18, 2010 - 01:04

Oct 18 - Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov says the centuries-old tradition of bride kidnapping must stop, and those continuing to facilitate be punished.

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if they get involved. Chechen leader from song to the you know vowed Sunday to eradicate the centuries old practice. This is the territory of the Russian Federation which laws that kidnapping a crime we follow Islam the religion which condemns such practices and does not recognize marriage without a woman's consent want to tell you with full responsibility that we will once and for all radically right kidnapping from our society. Bride stealing can also lead to blood feuds . Last year four people were killed during kidnapping including a bride after members of her family chased the kidnappers car. -- record kidnapping. And old tradition in Chechnya. Men often decide to -- the -- that she refuses to marry him or for family objects to the union. The bright napping was often followed by negotiations between the brides and grooms families. Facilitated by a local -- ma'am or religious leader. But for now on amounts will face punishment if they get involved. Chechen leader from song to the you know vowed Sunday to eradicate the centuries old practice. This is the territory of the Russian Federation which laws that kidnapping a crime we follow Islam the religion which condemns such practices and does not recognize marriage without a woman's consent want to tell you with full responsibility that we will once and for all radically right kidnapping from our society. Bride stealing can also lead to blood feuds . Last year four people were killed during kidnapping including a bride after members of her family chased the kidnappers car. -- record Reuters.

Chechnya bridenapping to end

Monday, Oct 18, 2010 - 01:04

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