Minister urges fatwa requiring rich to marry poor

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An Indonesian minister has called for a fatwa, or religious edict, requiring the rich to marry the poor to reduce inequality.

“What happens is the poor marry the poor and they create more poor families,” Indonesian Minister of Human Development and Culture Muhadjir Effendy was quoted as saying by the news portal Tempo.co.

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“The religious affairs minister should issue a fatwa requiring the rich to marry the poor and the poor marry the rich,” he said.

A 2017 study by international charity Oxfam found that four richest Indonesians own as much wealth as the country’s poorest 100 million citizens. Indonesia is home to 260 million people. (The Parrot)

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