Become a patron

The Egyptian six-hour necrophilia legislation

Necrophilia might soon become specifically legal in Egypt, within specific bounds, according to this report by Abeer Tayel in  Al Arabiya News:

Egypt’s women urge MPs not to pass early marriage, sex-after-death laws: report

Egypt’s National Council for Women (NCW) has appealed to the Islamist-dominated parliament not to approve two controversial laws on the minimum age of marriage and allowing a husband to have sex with his dead wife within six hours of her death according to a report in an Egyptian newspaper…. [The controversy] to two laws: one that would legalize the marriage of girls starting from the age of 14 and the other that permits a husband to have sex with his dead wife within the six hours following her death…. Zamzami Abdul Bari [pictured here] said that marriage remains valid even after death adding that a woman also too had the same right to engage in sex with her dead husband.


BONUS: This legislation has no exact equivalent in most other countries, as far as we are aware. Here is a report (in a series) about how the necrophilia regulations work in portions of the United States: “Corpse case rises anew, again

BONUS: One of the few experts on necrophilia law is John Troyer, deputy director of the Centre for Death and Society, at the University of Bath, England.

Do NOT follow this link or you will be banned from the site!