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'Nikah siri' deprives children of protection

Bima, Sumbawa | Fri, October 13, 2017 | 10:31 am
'Nikah siri' deprives children of protection For children born of unregistered marriages, the birth certificate will only list the mother.  (Shutterstock/File)

PREMIUM Public concern was recently raised over the issue of nikah siri (unregistered marriages) after a businessman, Aris Wahyudi, the owner of nikahsirri.com, was arrested. His website facilitated nikah siri and he even advertised a “virgin auction.” 

Aris’ actions triggered condemnation by authorities and the public, and finally the police decla...

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