06 May '12, 1am

2 Men Arrested in UK On Charges of Female Genital Mutilation | Care2 Causes

2 Men Arrested in UK On Charges of Female Genital Mutilation | Care2 Causes

British police have arrested two men in Birmingham on charges of violating the Female Genital Mutilation Act 2003, which bans the cutting of girls’ genitalia except on the grounds of medical necessity. The arrests were related to articles in the April 22 Sunday Times according to which undercover reporters described a doctor at a private clinic referring them to a dentist, Dr. Omar Sheikh Mohamed Addow, who said he did “circumcision surgery” for children. The dentist said he would carry out the operation as did an alternative medical practitioner, Dr Ali Mao-Aweys, when separately consulted. Both men were arrested after police raids and are being held while being questioned; both have denied the allegations and say they are opposed to FGM. FGM can cause long-term severe physical, psychological and sexual problems for girls and women subjected to it and is a violation of th...

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