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CII mulls punishment for ‘triple talaq’

ISLAMABAD: The Council of Islamic Ideology (CII) is considering penalising men’s common practice of pronouncing ‘talaq’ three times in one go to divorce their wives. The CCI decided to formulate a divorce deed — ‘talaq nama’— which will be forwarded to clerics for their consent. Speaking to journalists about the proposed plan, CII chairman Dr Qibla Ayaz said: “First of all, we need to finalise the matter in the council and then we will discuss the matter at a larger forum by calling a conference of Ulema to develop…

CII member seeks protection of ‘men’s rights’

ISLAMABAD: Council of Islamic Ideology (CII) on Friday received a petition seeking approval of protection of men’s rights bill, ARY News reported. The application was submitted by CII member Sahibzada Zahid Mehmood Qasmi, who wrote that since men’s rights were also being violated in the society, so men’s protection bill should also be approved alongside women’s protection bill. Read More: CII bill prohibits women interaction with ‘na-mehrams’ at offices, recreational spots "Some women in Pakistan also…