International report

Guinea bans polygamy, but not everyone is happy

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Elhadj Mamadou Salieu Camara does not support banning polygamy.
Elhadj Mamadou Salieu Camara does not support banning polygamy. @mediaguinee

In Guinea, the parliament recently voted on a law that would ban polygamy.But the move has got many Guineans up in arms.While many unmarried young people have welcomed the ban, a majority of older Guineans condemn this new law.Islamic religious leaders have described the banning of polygamy as a sabotage of Islam.Karim Kamara has this report from Conakry.Click the 'play' button above to listen or subscribe to our podcast by searching 'rfi international report'.