10-year-old girl bleeds to death after female genital mutilation in Somalia

The death is the most high profile confirmed in Somalia, where 98% of women and girls are cut, the highest percentage anywhere in the world. Activists hope the publicity surrounding her death may help debunk myths in Somalia that FGM is safe.

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Jordanian man sues his father for having him circumcised as a baby …

A symbolic but significant gesture …

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Maajid Nawaz questions ritual genital cutting of innocent children …

British Pakistani man from a Muslim background defends his humanitarian decision not to inflict genital wounds on his son as was done to him… Some woman with more hairspray than sense bleats about Jewish identity being defined by genital mutilation in the background …

Maajid Nawaz has compassion and dignity – the harpy encourages genital cutting …

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Man arrested over alleged circumcision assaults

Mohammad Siddiqui, 52, was arrested on July 3 on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm to boys who were circumcised in their own homes in Banbury in Oxfordshire and Bristol.

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Dr Anthony Lempert discusses why he thinks circumcision should be banned

The 53-year-old, who was born into a Jewish family himself, but no longer identifies with the religion, said his main issues arose from the principle that patients needed to be able to consent to surgical procedures.

“I follow the basic principles of medical ethics and circumcision is given a free pass to bypass that,” he said.

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Doctor cut off ‘significant portion’ of newborn’s penis …

“A pediatrician cut off a “significant portion” of a newborn’s penis during a circumcision procedure last summer at Lehigh Valley Hospital Hazleton, permanently scarring and disfiguring him, according to a lawsuit filed this week by the boy’s parents.”

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Israeli Rabbi Uses Ethiopians and Sudanese Infants for Circumcision Training

An article from Haaretz, international Jewish newspaper … This is shocking – using the babies of the poor and orphans as “cannon fodder” for training genital cutters …

“The rabbi goes on to explain why the students practice on the babies of the weaker strata of the population: “Why not?” he asks in the recording. “They have no father. No mother… There’s no problem. Even if your cut isn’t straight, they won’t say anything, because they don’t understand anything.”

Israeli Rabbi Uses Ethiopians, Sudanese Infants for Circumcision Training.