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 court rules religious circumcision on boys an assault
    CIRCUMCISING young boys on religious ... The regional court upheld the original charge of grievous bodily harm but also ruled that the doctor was innocent as there was too much confusion on the legal situation around circumcision. The court came down ...
    06/27/2012 - 7:03 pm | View Link
  • German Court: Circumcision of Young Boys Constitutes "Illegal Bodily Harm"
    A regional court in Cologne, Germany, has determined that religious circumcision of young boys constitutes “illegal bodily harm,” even when performed with the consent of the parents, and that the “fundamental rights of the child to bodily integrity ...
    06/27/2012 - 12:36 pm | View Link
  • German court bans circumcision of young boys
    The court in the western city of Cologne handed down the decision on Tuesday in the case of a doctor prosecuted for circumcising a four-year-old Muslim boy who had to be treated two days later for post-operative bleeding. It ruled involuntary religious ...
    06/27/2012 - 6:05 am | View Link
  • German court bans male circumcision, sparks outrage among Jews, Muslims
    BERLIN - Jewish and Muslim groups protested on Wednesday after a German court banned the circumcision of young boys for religious reasons, Reuters reported. The ban applies to the Cologne region of Germany. The court in the western city of Cologne handed ...
    06/26/2012 - 7:32 pm | View Link
  • German court rules religious circumcision on boys an assault
    Circumcising young boys on religious grounds amounts to grievous bodily harm, a German court ruled Tuesday in a landmark decision that the Jewish community said trampled on parents' religious rights. The regional court in Cologne, western Germany, ruled ...
    06/26/2012 - 9:26 am | View Link
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  • Men and Circumcision
    Circumcision. Menstuff® has compiled information, books, and resources on the issue of circumcision. For clarity, circumcision is the surgical removal of foreskin.
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  • Circumcision Resource Center |
    Circumcision Resource Center is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit educational organization with the purpose of informing the public and professionals about circumcision.
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    News items relating to circumcision and, in particular, to research into the benefits of male circumcision.
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  • Circumcision: Policy of Medical Authorities |
    Statements by Medical Authorities Statements and policies on circumcision by medical authorities. On a world scale circumcision is a minority practice.
    07/21/2016 - 5:19 am | View Website
  • Circumcision and law
    There are ancient religious requirements for circumcision. The Hebrew Bible commands Jews to circumcise their male children on the eighth day of life, and to ...
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