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 …
Sky TV clip of interview …
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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Dr Niall McCrae, a mental health lecturer at King’s College London, claims it should be considered in the same regard as female genital mutilation.
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The UK’s National Secular Society pressured Amazon.co.uk to withdraw a circumcision training kit from its website. Amazon.com still offers headless infant torsos for doctors to practice their crude skills on a baby’s penis.
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
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