In a strange incident of its kind, that happened during the marriage of a married couple in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The bride required her groom to give her the secret number of his phone, or to put his phone without a number, so that she could open it.
When the Ma’zun asked the groom about this condition before registering it, the young man refused, considering that this condition was an assault on his personal freedom.
Unfortunately, the marriage contract was not completed because of the girl’s intransigence and her insistence on the condition.
And according to what the Saudi Al-Watan newspaper reported, the authorized “Saleh Bukhari” said, “The conditions, whatever the fiancée are, are written after consulting the fiancée. And if the conditions are agreed upon, they are recorded in the contract electronically.
The legal authorized Bukhari indicated that there are requests from some girls, describing them as strange, however we find acceptance from some husbands. According to the newspaper “Al-Watan”.
Bukhari explained that there are many conditions that are requested by wives before completing the marriage contract, such as completing studies, work, and the wife’s independent legal home.
And other strange conditions such as buying luxury cars for huge sums, providing a maid in the house, and not preventing her from driving.
Bukhari considered that the issue of not preventing the wife from driving has become one of the most common requests during the recent period, in addition to the requirement not to marry her.
The new Saudi Arabia and women in the era of Bin Salman
Since his ascension to power in the Kingdom, Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has issued several decisions concerning women, including permitting them. By entering the stadiums and driving a car.
In addition, it has become permissible for any foreign man and woman to share a hotel room without providing evidence of the connection between them.
Finally, the Saudi Ministry of Municipal and Rural Affairs announced that it is no longer mandatory for restaurants to have an entrance for families and women and another for men alone.
These matters were completely forbidden to women in the kingdom before bin Salman ascended to power.
Women in Saudi Arabia are not required to wear a headscarf
And the Saudi Crown Prince, Mohammed bin Salman, had said in previous statements to him that women in the Kingdom should not wear Headdress Or the black abaya as long as their clothes are decent and respectful.
In an interview with CBS TV in 2018, Prince Mohammed bin Salman stated that the Sharia laws are clear. It states that women, like men, must dress modestly and respectfully.
He added that this does not specifically mean wearing a black cloak or black headscarf.
He pointed out that the decision is up to the woman to decide what kind of decent and respectful clothing she wants to wear.
These accelerated measures that Bin Salman brought to Saudi society were received in two completely different ways.
There are those who praised it and saw it as an attempt to completely break with a time ago when society was very closed in on itself. Today, he is on the path of modernization and openness.
On the other hand, there are those who reject these changes altogether.
And he saw that it clashes with the values and culture of the conservative Saudi society.
International human rights organizations say that to show that Saudi Arabia is implementing real reforms, the king and the crown prince should introduce. New reforms to ensure that Saudi citizens enjoy their basic rights.
These organizations affirmed that the authorities can prove this commitment immediately, by releasing all arbitrary detainees. Or for charges related only to their opinions or peaceful expression, according to what Human Rights Watch said.
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