Tuesday February 18, 2020

Mosque leaders condoning ‘criminal’ act, says obstetricians’ institute

The institute called on doctors who used Clonskeagh mosque in Dublin to 'speak out' and distance themselves from a statement that the mosque issued on Friday about female circumcision

Susan Mitchell

Deputy Editor and Health Editor

@susmitchellsbp
11th February, 2018
Dr Ali Selim

The Institute of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists has accused one of the biggest mosques in the country of condoning a “criminal” act.

The Institute called on doctors who used Clonskeagh mosque in Dublin to “speak out” and distance themselves from a statement that the mosque issued on Friday about female circumcision, which is a form of female genital mutilation (FGM).

“It would be good to hear doctors there speak out, as the...

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