Munich Muslim Cleric Hate
Muslim imam who lectures on non-violence in Germany is
arrested for beating up his wife
By Allan Hall
2nd December 2010
Muslim imam who lectures on non-violence and advises the German
government on interfaith issues has been arrested in Germany for
beating up his wife.
Sheikh Abu Adam, 40, is now on remand in Munich while his wife, 31, is being guarded by police.
She was allegedly assaulted so badly that she suffered a broken nose and shoulder and numerous cuts and bruises.
reports claimed the woman, who has borne one of his ten children,
wanted to live a more 'western' lifestyle and was allegedly attacked
after telling her husband.
The police said they received a call from a lawyer hired by the victim.
Adam is alleged to have shouted a verse from the Koran at his wife as he beat her.
The line said: 'Good women are obedient. They guard their unseen parts because God has guarded them.
'As for those from whom you fear disobedience, admonish them and send them to beds apart and beat them.'
imam is said to have refused to let police officers into his home, but
they forced their way past him because they feared the woman's life was
Sheikh Adam is the Egyptian imam of the Darul Quran Mosque in Munich.
He is facing charges of causing grievous bodily harm and could face a jail term if convicted.
A week ago, he held a lecture at the city's Catholic University entitled 'An Islam which distances itself from violence'.
also spoke at a recent conference called 'meeting Islam in Europe' and
met German justice Sabine Leutheusser Schnarrenberger there.
was assigned bodyguards on the outside because of his calls for Muslims
to reject radical Islam. He is also being guarded while on remand from
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