Wife-Beating in Morocco

In the following video a battered woman in Morocco shows the bruises and other wounds inflicted on her by her husband. The subtitles were translated from the German text-over summary, not from the original Arabic.

Many thanks to MissPiggy for the translation, and to Vlad Tepes for the subtitling:

Video transcript:

00:00   This video is causing a commotion in Morocco at the moment.
00:08   The video shows an abused woman.
00:15   She asked her husband why he came home so late.
00:22   In response, he began to beat her up.
00:29   Half of the women in Morocco suffer physical abuse in the home.
00:37   The police ignore this kind of violence.
00:45   Islam knows no equality.
00:53   Women must be subservient.

2 thoughts on “Wife-Beating in Morocco

  1. Must be mental illness. Lots of it around these days.
    – On a more serious note, I suspect that these people are abused from childhood onwards. They grow up surrounded by cruelty and then beat up the most vulnerable as adults. A vicious process that selects for the more cruel.

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