BERLIN (AP) -- A German court has ruled that circumcising young boys on religious grounds amounts to bodily harm even if parents consent to the procedure....

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  • German Jews, Muslims Outraged Over Circumcision Ruling
    Jewish and Muslim leaders in Germany were united on Wednesday in their condemnation of a German court's decision to, in effect, outlaw the circumcision of boys. The British Guardian reported that representatives of the two religious communities called the ...
    05/21/2018 - 1:00 am | View Link
  • German Parliament Passes Resolution Protecting Circumcision
    Germany's lower house of parliament passed a resolution on Thursday to protect the religious circumcision of infant boys, after a district court ban on the practice outraged Muslims and Jews and sparked an emotional debate in the country. Reuters reported ...
    05/20/2018 - 1:00 am | View Link
  • German parliament defends circumcision after court ban
    BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany’s lower house of parliament passed a resolution on Thursday to protect the religious circumcision of infant boys after a district court ban on the practice outraged Muslims and Jews and sparked an emotional debate in the country.
    07/18/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • German Court Bans Male Circumcision
    The court in Cologne has banned circumcision for boys on the grounds that it amounts to bodily harm. (MORE: How 11 New York City Babies Contracted Herpes Through Circumcision) The court made its ruling in the case of a 4-year-old boy who had been ...
    06/29/2012 - 11:08 pm | View Link
  • Religious groups outraged after German court rules circumcision amounts to 'bodily harm'
    A decision to outlaw circumcision on young boys on the grounds that it causes 'illegal bodily harm' has sparked fury among Jewish and Islamic groups in Germany. The court decision to make child circumcision a crime, made in the city of Cologne, has ...
    06/27/2012 - 9:26 am | View Link
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  • Mum to sue GP for circumcision 'assault' on son
    Mother to sue GP for circumcision 'assault' on son: Case could open floodgates for a new wave of 'male genital mutilation' complaints. The doctor involved is Balvinder Mehat of Bakersfield Medical Centre
    05/23/2018 - 9:17 pm | View Website
  • Medical and Ethical Arguments Against Male Circumcision ...
    Recently, a German court ruled that the right of the child to physical integrity trumps the right of the parents to religious freedom. The court further stated that circumcision of a minor for non-medical reasons is a criminal offense.
    05/22/2018 - 5:08 pm | View Website
  • Circumcision and Human Rights
    Why infant circumcision is a breach of human rights.
    05/22/2018 - 3:42 pm | View Website
  • History of Circumcision
    Accurate and reliable information on the history of circumcision, including articles and primary documents relating to both male and female circumcision, in both medical and ritual/religious contexts.
    05/21/2018 - 9:12 pm | View Website
  • Anti
    Anti-Circumcision Lobby Groups. There are several of these and their membership is drawn from a wide spectrum of society. They got started in the late 60s/early 70s after an article by a Dr Foley in a lay alternative magazine.
    05/21/2018 - 7:32 pm | View Website
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