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  • Female Genital Mutilation Rising in Germany Because of Mass Migration Says German Doctor

    02/08/2020 8:24:16 AM PST · by gattaca · 22 replies
    Breitbart ^ | February 7, 2020 | KURT ZINDULKA
    Over 70,000 women in Germany have been subjected to female genital mutilation (FGM), and a further 17,000 young girls are at risk of having the barbaric procedure being committed against them. A German doctor, Cornelia Strunz, who works at the Desert Flower Center said that the number of cases of FGM in Germany is rising due to increased migration from Islamic African and Asian countries, dubbed the ‘FGM Zone’ where the practice is widespread. She advised women and girls who have undergone the procedure to have another surgery to reverse the damage caused by FGM.
  • Israeli navy seizes Gaza-bound yacht

    07/19/2011 8:11:24 AM PDT · by Evil Slayer · 3 replies · 1+ views
    Reuters ^ | 7/19/11 | Ori Lewis
    (Reuters) - The Israeli navy Tuesday seized a French yacht carrying pro-Palestinian activists heading for the blockaded Gaza Strip and forced it to go to Israel's Ashdod port, a military spokeswoman said. "I can confirm that the yacht has been boarded and that everything went smoothly, there were no casualties," the spokeswoman said after marines boarded the "Dignite-Al-Karama" yacht in the eastern Mediterranean. Chief military spokesman Brigadier-General Yoav Mordechai said the passengers were transferred from the yacht to one of the warships sent to intercept it and were en route to Ashdod. The 17-passenger yacht had declared an Egyptian port...
  • Latest Brennan POS Tweet...

    08/29/2019 5:38:57 PM PDT · by Magnatron · 34 replies
    Twitter ^ | 29 August 2019 | John O. Brennan
  • White House linked to flotilla organizers (consider the source, but...)

    06/05/2010 6:03:38 AM PDT · by SonOfDarkSkies · 44 replies · 1,179+ views
    WND ^ | 6/5/2010 | Jerome R. Corsi
    A top adviser to President Obama is the contact person within the White House for communications with the Free Gaza Movement over plans to challenge Israel's blockade of the terrorist Hamas-controlled Gaza Strip, according to a reputable source close to the Netanyahu government. The source, a career official whose reliability was established through his tips for the book, "Why Israel Can't Wait," identified John O. Brennan, deputy national security adviser for homeland security and counterterrorism, as the contact. The allegation raises the bizarre possibility that the Free Gaza Movement's flotilla action in the Mediterranean was being coordinated with the White...
  • Actor Riz Ahmed Suggests Trump May ‘Round Up’ Muslims for Deportation

    06/29/2019 3:49:28 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 58 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 29 June 2019 | Ben Kew
    Actor Riz Ahmed sounded off on so-called Islamaphobia during a speech at the Creative Artists Agency Amplify conference in Ojai, California, suggesting whether this will be the year U.S. authorities “round up” Muslims and deport them overseas. Speaking in front of an audience of powerful industry executives, actors, and politicians, the British-Pakistani actor called on people to act against negative portrayals of Muslims in Hollywood and the media, claiming it was “super scary” to be a Muslim in the Western world. “The efforts of individual artists or storytellers may be bold, they may be progressive, they may act as beacons...
  • PA Senate Passes Bill to Make Female Genital Mutilation a Felony in Pennsylvania

    06/20/2019 1:25:18 PM PDT · by george76 · 16 replies
    CNS News ^ | June 20, 2019 | Ilona Schumicky
    On Wednesday, June 19, the Pennsylvania Senate passed House Bill 315, which would classify Female Genital Mutilation as a first-degree felony in the Keystone State. The Pennsylvania House passed the legislation on April 9, and the bill’s primary sponsor, Rep. Thomas P. Murt, told he is “very confident” that Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf will sign the legislation into law. ... Rep. Murt wrote, “This is a major victory for the women of Pennsylvania. I want to thank my colleagues in both the House and Senate for taking this strong and unified stand for the right to be safe from...
  • Tlaib and Omar: Despicable daughters of evil

    04/30/2019 7:24:49 AM PDT · by rktman · 17 replies ^ | 4/30/2019 | Mychal Massie
    Reps. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., and Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., are rabidly anti-Semitic Muslim bigots and haters of America. Collectively, with their congressional Muslim counterparts, they unambiguously showcase every negative opinion held by civilized human beings who distrust their kind. They are uncouth, common, contumacious daughters of evil, who find America and Israel objectionable but somehow overlook the treatment of Islamic women and girls. Specific to same, let’s ask how far the congresswomen’s duplicitous double standards extend. Both of these women openly defend Shariah law. I want them to tell us what it’s like to have a mother, grandmother and/or a couple...
  • Calling All Religious (Not Just Muslim) Leaders

    04/09/2019 12:30:44 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 6 replies
    Alt Muslima ^ | April 7, 2019 | Maryum Saifee
    Jennifer, a member of the evangelical community in Kentucky, shared her testimonial as a survivor of Female Genital Mutilation(FGM) earlier this week. Jennifer is a white, Christian, American – not the usual face of an issue that is often framed as a faraway cultural practice restricted to rural villages in sub-Saharan Africa. When I read Jennifer’s story about how her Christian mother subjected her to FGM to protect her purity and chastity, I had flashbacks to when I had been in the same position. I was visiting an aunt in India over the summer when I was seven years old....
  • Australia Jails Mother Who Took Daughters To Somalia For Genital Mutilation

    03/21/2019 2:03:47 PM PDT · by blam · 16 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 3-21-2019 | Simon Kent
    A mother in the Australian state of Queensland who took her two daughters to Somalia for genital mutilation has been warned she faces four years in prison for her crime. The woman cannot be named to protect the identities of her children, however court records confirm she is the first person to be sentenced in the northern state for removing a child for the purposes of female genital mutilation. She was found guilty of taking her daughters, then aged 10 and 13, to her birth country in April 2015 for the procedure, and will have her sentence suspended after eight...
  • British Jury Delivers First Conviction for Female Genital Mutilation

    02/01/2019 2:12:08 PM PST · by Theoria · 41 replies
    The New York Times ^ | 01 Feb 2019 | Palko Karasz and Anna Schaverien
    A woman in London was convicted on Friday over the genital cutting of her daughter, becoming the first person to be successfully prosecuted under the country’s law banning the practice. The 37-year old woman was found guilty of committing female genital mutilation in August 2017, when her daughter was 3. The girl’s father, 43, was cleared of charges. Neither parent was identified because of reporting restrictions placed on the case. “Female genital mutilation has an appalling physical and emotional impact on victims that usually lasts their entire life,” said Lynette Woodrow, a deputy chief crown prosecutor, in a statement. “A...
  • BREAKING - Democrat Lawmaker Rashida Tlaib: “We’re Going to Go in and Impeach the MOTHER [bleep]!”

    01/03/2019 8:33:19 PM PST · by tcrlaf · 238 replies
    Gateway pundit ^ | 1-3-2018 | Jim Hoft
    <p>The radicals took control of the House today. Far left anti-Trumpers and open Socialists are now in charge of the US House of Representatives.</p> <p>Michigan Democrat Rashida Tlaib, an open Israel-hater, was sworn in on a Koran today.</p> <p>And after her swearing in she immediately called on President Trump’s impeachment — the “mother f*cker”!!</p>
  • Female genital mutilation, not a crime in Russia [Truncated title.]

    11/27/2018 7:12:34 PM PST · by familyop · 24 replies
    Thomson Reuters Foundation, Reuters ^ | November 27, 2018 | Daria Litvinova
    Best Clinic, a small chain of private medical centres in Moscow, said in an advert on its website that it carried out "female circumcision" on girls aged between five and 12, the Russian language online newspaper Meduza said on Tuesday. Meduza published screenshots of the advert, which Best Clinic has since removed from its website...The Prosecutor General's Office was not immediately available to comment. The health ministry declined to comment, saying that female circumcision is not a medical procedure and is not in their competence...The World Health Organization says about 200 million women and girls worldwide have undergone FGM, which...
  • Women's Activists Concerned Over Judge Ruling Female Genital Mutilation Ban 'Unconstitutional'

    11/26/2018 5:13:23 PM PST · by Kaslin · 44 replies ^ | November 26, 2018 | Brianna Heldt
    Women’s activists are frustrated after last week’s ruling by a federal judge in Michigan, which declared that a 22-year-old federal ban on female genital mutilation (FGM) is unconstitutional.The decision came in response to a case in which Dr. Jumana Nagarwala, along with seven other people, was charged with mutilating the genitals of nine girls from Michigan, Minnesota, and Illinois between the years of 2015 and 2017. Authorities alleged that the girls were roughly 7 years old at the time of the procedure.According to prosecutors, Nagarwala ultimately headed up a conspiracy for over 12 years, which resulted in the procedure being...
  • How many adult female converts to Islam would there be if Female Mutilation was required of THEM?

    11/23/2018 10:31:59 AM PST · by jmaroneps37 · 87 replies
    vanity | Nov. 23, 2018 | By Kevin Collins
    What would the new adult female converts to Islam do if their acceptance was contingent upon Female Genital Mutilation? If they had some - eh skin in the game- we could respect them. White religiously "pure" women like Sinead O'Connor want little brown girls to undergo FGM so why not them? The creeps KNOW it is wrong and barbaric that is why it can not even be spoken about elsewhere.
  • Elizabeth Yore on FGM: ‘Silence from Feminists Has Been Deafening on This Issue’

    11/21/2018 2:51:59 PM PST · by detective · 15 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 21 Nov 2018 | Robert Kraychik
    Elizabeth Yore, an international child protection attorney, spoke on Wednesday to host Alex Marlow of SiriusXM’s Breitbart News Daily, highlighting the silence of feminists — and feminism’s prioritization of “diversity” — on the issue of female genital mutilation (FGM). “The silence from feminists has been deafening on this issue,” said Yore. “We need the support of feminists who believe in the rights of women to enjoy sexual pleasure. Well, these little girls have been robbed of that for the rest of their lives.” Yore added, “We’re supposed to be feminists, right? We’re supposed to protect women and girls. Why are...
  • Judge Declares Female Genital Mutilation Law Unconstitutional

    11/21/2018 1:42:03 PM PST · by deandg99 · 33 replies
    Conservative Firing Line ^ | 11/21/2018 | Faye Higbee
    In an unbelievable travesty of justice, US District Judge Bernard Friedman dismissed a federal case against defendants charged with FGM and released them, saying that the 22 year old statute against Female Genital Mutilation is unconstitutional. Thirty other nations have outlawed the practice, but the judge says it has to be left up to the states. Several Michigan doctors faced federal charges after subjecting about 100 under-aged girls to the barbaric practice of a Muslim sect. Two mothers were also charged under the statute. Judge Friedman released them, saying that Congress overstepped its bounds in creating the law in the...
  • Two Michigan doctors are CLEARED of female genital mutilation charges as federal judge [tr]

    11/21/2018 4:16:59 AM PST · by C19fan · 89 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | November 21, 2018 | Jessa Schroeder
    A federal judge dismissed charges Tuesday against two doctors and six others involved in the genital mutilation of nine girls at a Detroit clinic, and also declared a US law banning the practice unconstitutional. US District Judge Bernard Friedman dismissed mutilation and conspiracy charges against Dr. Jumana Nagarwala, who performed the surgery, and Dr. Fakhruddin Attar, who allowed his clinic in Livonia, Michigan, to be used for the procedure. The same charges were dismissed against Attar's wife, Farida, and Tahera Shafiq, who assisted in the procedure, as well as four women who tricked their daughters into going to the suburban...
  • Federal judge orders female genital mutilation charges dropped in Detroit

    11/20/2018 3:36:32 PM PST · by Mr. Mojo · 78 replies
    WJBK Detroit ^ | NOV 20 2018
    DETROIT (WJBK) - A federal judge has dismissed six charges of female genital mutilation against a doctor, declaring the nation's female genital mutilation law as unconstitutional. The federal judge in Detroit ruled in the historic case on Tuesday, ruling the law that prevents female genital mutilation (FGM) is unconstitutional. U.S. District Judge Bernard Friedman ruled that congress does not have the authority to make FGM illegal, which it had been classified as illegal under the Necessary and Proper Clause or the Commerce Clause. Doctor charged with female genital mutilation could face life in prison The case involved Dr. Jumana Nagarwala...
  • Twitter Approves Ads in Favor of Female Genital Mutilation After Blacklisting Pro-Lifers

    09/22/2018 7:46:24 AM PDT · by antidemoncrat · 7 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 9/21/2018 | Charlie Nash
    Twitter promoted a post advocating for female genital mutilation (FGM) this week, after building a history of blacklisting promoted ads from pro-lifers, before claiming it was an “error.”
  • Danish government left information out of UN response over FGM asylum case

    08/23/2018 8:52:35 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 3 replies ^ | 23 August 2018 09:59 CEST+02:00 | Ritzau/The Local
    In a response to the UN, the government failed to include information regarding its practice in asylum cases involving female genital mutilation (FGM) in Somalia. Although the country’s refugee agency Flygtningenævnet, which is part of the Ministry of Immigration and Integration, wished to submit the information, a section relating to FGM was removed, making the response less controversial, according to a report by newspaper Information. The decision to remove such information was taken by the ministry in consultation with the Ministry of Justice’s section for state and human rights (Stats-og Menneskeretskontor), according to the report. Information reports that public documents...