The marriage in the Maldives of a European couple at the Dhivehi at Vilu Reef Beach and Spa Resort. The full report of what was said by the officiant can be found at Israelly Cool, here's an extract:
'“Your marriage is not a valid one. You are not the kind of people who can have a valid marriage. One of you is an infidel. The other, too, is an infidel – and we have reason to believe –an atheist, who does not even believe in an infidel religion,” the ‘celebrant’ tells the couple, who appear completely unaware of the humiliation they are being subjected to.Disgusting and I wonder how many other well meaning tourists have been similarly insulted in the Maldives and other Islamic countries.
When he returns to the ‘marriage vows’, he refers to certain Articles of the Constitution and combines ‘Section e” and “Section f” to create the word “balhu”, which in Dhivehi means “swine”. ‘E’ in Dhivehi is the letter ‘baa’ and ‘F’ the letter ‘lhaviyani’.
The ‘celebrant’ mixes the two letters to make the word ‘balhu’, the full version of which, as used by the ‘celebrant’, is ‘nagoo balhu’. The literal translation of the term is ‘crooked tail’, believed to refer to a pig’s tail, and is considered to be one of the worst insults in the Dhivehi language.
“You are swine according to the Constitution,” he declares, solemnly.'
I further wonder what the outcry would be if Muslim holidaymakers had been similarly insulted by a non-Muslim 'officiant'. Somehow I doubt that videos on YouTube would be the end of the matter.