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Watch people react to child marriage in an Arabic country

Watch people react to child marriage in an Arabic country

In the video below, an elderly man got married to a girl who was barely even a teenager and people got the chance to react, 

The 60-year-old man and a 12-year-old girl are in the middle of their wedding photo shoot when a group of surprised people began airing their opinion.

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60-year-old man weds 12-year-old girl and people gathered to share their opinion

In the video that has now been seeing over 3million times on Youtube, the man and the little girl arrived at the harbour to take some photos but as soon as people noticed what was going on, they began to confront the man for what was clearly a child marriage situation.

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In the video that has since gone viral, the elderly man was verbally assaulted for wanting to marry the girl

The footage was reportedly recorded in an Arabic country. People can be seen asking the man where the girl’s family were and some even talked to the girl herself, asking if she wanted to get married.

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The old man quickly got defensive and a crowd gathered, demanding to know who gave him permission to marry such a young girl.

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The crowd demanded to see the child’s parent, insisting they must be criminals to allow something like this

One woman even burst into tears at the scene as she was heartbroken about the whole scenario.

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They flanked the couple and photographer, wanting to know exactly where the bride’s parents were

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The video was a social experiment to see how people would react in such a situation. The man and girl never actually got married

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One woman even broke down in tears, saying she would not leave the scene as the girl looked so much like her own daughter

Watch the viral video below.

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