UK’s National Secular Society Supports Iceland’s Decision to Prevent Genital Mutilation of Boys

I’m glad to say the NSS has been quick in its support of the proposed legislation in Iceland.

NSS says UK should follow Iceland’s lead to end genital cutting


Iceland moves to ban genital mutilation of boys …

Religious zealots complain that their religious freedom is more important  than someone else’s baby’s … In other European countries gods’ Goat Herders squeal persecution … Yet how cruel is it to skin a little boys penis? Does the little boy get any religious freedom? Guardian Article …

Amazon pull ‘irresponsible’ infant circumcision training kits from sale over child safety fears

The UK’s National Secular Society pressured to withdraw a circumcision training kit from its website. still offers headless infant torsos for doctors to practice their crude skills on a baby’s penis.


Independent Article



Boy loses penis in botched circumcision, police confirm. Malaysia

Yet another case of religious child abuse. Laser surgery male circumcision on a child victim goes terribly wrong. When will the world act?

Boy loses penis in botched circumcision, police confirm

Doctors in Denmark want to stop circumcision for under-18s

‘It is most consistent with the individual’s right to self-determination that parents not be allowed to make this decision,’ says Ethics Board

The Independent covers the debate in Denmark – where the vast majority want religious child abuse legislated against.

Doctors in Denmark want to stop circumcision for under-18s

Ban could be lifted on NHS Psychiatrist who illegally circumcised boys for religious reasons…

Would this be the outcome if the genital mutilation victims were girls?

“A medical tribunal is to consider lifting a ban on an NHS psychiatrist who illegally circumcised dozens of boys for religious reasons.

Dr Hassan Abdulla was banned from performing surgery for two years in 2014.

The condition was imposed after a Medical Practitioners’ Tribunal Service (MPTS) panel found him guilty of misconduct.

This followed a hearing at Leicester Magistrates’ Court when the doctor admitted six offences of carrying out surgical circumcisions without Care Quality Commission registration on 41 boys between November 2011 and January 2012 …”

Full Story … Leicester Mercury


Guardian covers MGM from the Mother’s Perspective… “Male circumcision: the issue that ended my marriage”

At last the British liberal press, the Guardian, is beginning to break its silence on this issue… A great deal of page space has been devoted to FGM previously …

A sad story of cultural clashes, the brave Mother put her children first, and refused to allow her sons to be genitally mutilated for their father’s religious preferences…

“The High Court ruling, upholding the rights of two children to choose upon maturity, and the rights of both parents to be heard, offers some reassurance. It also throws up a lot of questions. Were the dissenting parent also Muslim it is not at all clear which way the law would fall. The UK also allows pretty much anyone to circumcise boys pretty much anywhere – it’s almost completely unregulated despite well-known medical risks. How could the law be effective in preventing someone determined to have their child circumcised? And how can I ever feel that my sons will be safe?”

Male circumcision: the issue that ended my marriage