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6th Muslim charged in Detroit vaginal mutilation cases

The federal government has made another two arrests in the ever widening female genital mutilation prosecution case in Michigan bringing the number of Muslims charged to six. With another half a million girls at risk of FGM, those charged should be in the tens of thousands.

And while six little girls have been identified as victims of vaginal mutilation in the government’s ongoing female genital mutilation probe, as many as 100 Muslim girls in the community may have been subjected to genital cutting.

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Tariq Ramadan calls MEMRI “vicious Islamophobic agency” for identifying Muslim leader justifying FGM in U.S.

Tariq Ramadan condemned as “vicious” and “Islamophobic” the organization MEMRI, the messenger that published the sermon justifying FGM, and Ramadan stated that the debate on the issue should take place among Muslims. “Instead of exposing people, let us have an open internal debate,” Tariq Ramadan wrote.

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Yerushalmi and Muise Respond to Dershowitz: Religious Liberty Does Not Legitimate Female Genital Mutilation

Two of the most effective advocates in American jurisprudence on behalf of constitutional religious liberty protections, David Yeruslami, Esq. and Robert Muise, Esq. of the American Freedom Law Center (AFLC), today weighed in on a momentous question: Do those who believe they must, in the practice of their faith, mutilate the genitals of young girls, have a right to do so in the United States?

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PICTURES: FGM-Linked Muslim Group Given First Chance to Lay Flowers at London Attack Vigil

Thousands of Londoners gathered Monday in a park near London’s Tower Bridge to express grief over the deaths of those killed by jihadis on Saturday evening. The vigil, led by London mayor Sadiq Khan, saw a procession of Muslims given the opportunity to first, and separately, lay flowers at the scene. While the group of men first laid flowers, other Britons and attendees were held behind barriers.

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Imam at Virginia’s Dar al-Hijrah mosque endorses female genital mutilation

Without it, “hyper-sexuality takes over the entire society and a woman is not satisfied with one person or two or three,” said Dar al-Hijrah Islamic Center Imam Shaker Elsayed in a May 19 talk, “Foundation of a Happy Family.” Only tip of a girl’s clitoris should be cut, he said, otherwise it creates “serious harm in the sexual life of the child when she grows up. And this is why the West thinks of alkhikah as sexual mutilation…”

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