Italy: in response to new gay marriage law, Muslim leader demands legalization of polygamy

On a Facebook post (see below), the founder of the Union of Islamic communities and organisations in Italy (UCOII) Hamza Roberto Piccardo asked the legalization of polygamy in Italy.

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The requests arrived after Italy approved same-sex marriage law, which entered into force at the end of July. The photo posted by the leader of Italian Muslim communities represents new mayor of Milan celebrating the first marriage of an homosexual couple.

If this is about civil rights, then polygamy is a civil right,” he wrote on his post.

(Repubblica)