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Transgender get marriage rights

By: Eastern Eye Staff

A GROUP of clerics in Pakistan has declared marriage between transgender individuals permissible in Islam, saying they have a right to be married in Muslim ceremonies, ac- cording to a copy of a religious edict obtained on Monday (27). Transgender people also have full rights under Islamic inheritance law, the Tanzeem Ittehad-i-UmmatPakistan, a little-knownclerical body in Lahore, said in its fatwa. “It is permissible for a transgender person with male indications on his body to marry a transgender person with female indications on her body,” said the document, signed by 50 clerics and issued on Sunday (26). “Also, normal men…

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