7 May 2016, Worldwide Day of Genital Autonomy, Germany conference: Tel Aviv Man speaks out for genital integrity.

Ari Libsker, journalist and filmmaker from Tel Aviv (Israel) used his speech on the 4th Worldwide Day of Genital Autonomy on May 7th, 2016 in Cologne to talk about … why it is so important to talk to each other and stand united for children’s’ rights.

Fantastic to see so many people from all over the world are waking up ..

“Let’s unite together and fight this horrible, barbaric, evil thing that we’re doing to children”

 

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German Court 2013: circumcision too risky for six-year-old

“In this case there are substantial grounds to suggest that the circumcision sought by the child’s mother would damage the psychological well-being of the six-year-old,” wrote the higher regional court in Hamm…”

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Guardian: Circumcision: the cruellest cut?

This is a rather ill informed and pro MGM article from the Grauniad …

No mention of MGM as a masturbation prevention strategy …

However, this article raises the important issue of … what if the child cut at the behest of his parents on the grounds of “religious freedom” grows up and rejects his parents’ religion? How can MGM be justified?

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While the American Academy of Paediatrics (APP) has concluded that the health benefits of circumcision outweigh the risks and the procedure is a matter of parental choice, outraged opponents call it male genital mutilation, or child abuse. Many parts of Europe concur. A court in Cologne this summer ruled that circumcision contravened the rights of a child to decide later in life on his religious beliefs. A German doctor has now filed charges against a rabbi for performing circumcisions on two infant boys, causing outrage in Jewish and Muslim communities and a delicate debate about intolerance, religious freedom and children’s rights in Germany.

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“Circumcision is a trauma.” American Jewish Psychologist Ronald Goldman, PhD, testifies at the historic Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) hearing on January 28, 2014, an unprecedented debate on baby circumcision…

“Circumcision is a trauma.” American Jewish Psychologist Ronald Goldman, PhD, testifies at the historic Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) hearing on January 28, 2014, an unprecedented debate on baby circumcision…. “As a Jew and a psychologist, I understand the stress that religious communities feel in connection with questioning of circumcision… I raise these questions out of deep caring and compassion, for our community generally, and our male infants in particular. We are inflicting, generally, unrecognized harm with circumcision, and the perpetuation of this harm is far greater a concern than the discomfort that comes from confronting the advisability of this practice. Many Jews who do not circumcise in North America, South America, Europe, and Israel support this view.” ~Ronald Goldman, PhD, author, “Circumcision: The Hidden Trauma