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Charges Brought Against London Doctor in UK's First FGM Prosecution

Society & Culture  (tags: FGM, female mutilation, doctors, prosecution, london Hospital )

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The first British charges for female genital mutilation were announced today in a landmark decision by the country's top prosecutor. Director of Public Prosecutions Alison Saunders said two people, one a doctor, would appear in court charged with


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Beatrice B (112)
Saturday March 22, 2014, 2:08 pm
charged with carrying out the crime at London’s Whittington Hospital in November 2012.

The alleged crimes involve the practice of “re-infibulation” in which the vagina of a woman previously subjected to FGM is sewn up again after giving birth to leave only a tiny opening.


Gillian M (218)
Saturday March 22, 2014, 2:36 pm
Finally, the CPS are going to do their job!

Rose Becke (141)
Saturday March 22, 2014, 3:22 pm
I shall share this

Evelyn B (63)
Saturday March 22, 2014, 3:36 pm
Particularly ironic - or insensitive - choice of photo with this article: "Building for the Future ... Redevelopment Enabling Works" on the poster alongside the Whittington Hospital panel.
Time they started getting their act together in the UK - educating families on the negative effect on the one hand, and applying the law where people carry out FGM on girls.

Stan B (123)
Sunday March 23, 2014, 12:43 am
Don't these people have their own equivalent of the Hippocratic oath? This bastard should never be allowed to practice medicine again.

Shil O (0)
Sunday March 23, 2014, 1:57 am
Time to start revoking citizenship and returning these "intelligent" cultural enablers to the culture most suited to their practice.
Their must be a definite no nonsense message sent out that this will not be tolerated

Shil O (0)
Sunday March 23, 2014, 2:23 am
@ Stan B
Muslims have their own version of the Hippocratic Oath.(Note the potential "get out clause" toward the end of the text).

Dr Abdul Majid Katme, letters
GP Magazine, July 20, 2007, p. 18

This is the oath of a Muslim physician: ‘Praise be to Allah, the Teacher, the Unique, Majesty of the heavens, the Exalted, the Glorious, Glory be to Him, the Eternal Being who created the Universe and all the creatures within, and the only Being who contained the infinity and the eternity.

We serve no other god besides Thee and regard idolatry as an abominable injustice.

‘Give us the strength to be truthful, honest, modest, merciful and objective.

‘Give us the fortitude to admit our mistakes, to amend our ways and to forgive the wrongs of others.

‘Give us the wisdom to comfort and counsel all towards peace and harmony.

‘Give us the understanding that ours is a profession sacred that deals with your most precious gifts of life and intellect.

‘Therefore, make us worthy of this favoured station with honour, dignity and piety so that we may devote our lives to serving mankind, poor or rich, literate or illiterate, Muslim or non-Muslim, black or white with patience and tolerance with virtue and reverence, with knowledge and vigilance, with Thy love in our hearts and compassion for Thy servants, Thy most precious creation.

‘Hereby we take this oath in Thy name, the Creator of all the Heavens and the earth and follow Thy counsel as Thou has revealed to Prophet Mohammad.

‘Whoever kills a person … it is as if he killed all mankind, and whoever saves a life, it is as if he saved the life of all mankind …’

This medical oath, which is a composite from the historical and contemporary writings of physicians of the Islamic World, was officially adopted by Islamic Medical Association of North America in 1977.

- Dr Abdul Majid Katme spokesman, Islamic Medical Association

Once again notice the get out clause

the above koranic verse is incomplete and is commonly called ....Lying for Islam

What is actually written (noble koran) as revealed to prophet Mohammad
Sura 5:32
Because of that We ordained for the Children of Israel that if anyone killed a person not in retaliation of murder, or (and) to spread mischief in the land - itwould be as if he killed all mankind, and if anyone saved a life, it would be as if he saved the life of all mankind.
and it is followed by
Sura 5:33
The recompense of those who wage war against Allâh and His Messenger and do mischief in the land is only that they shall be killed or crucified or their hands and their feet be cut off on the opposite sides, or be exiled from the land. That is their disgrace in this world, and a great torment is theirs in the Hereafter.

work out the ramifications of this,--- hardly Hippocratic


penny C (83)
Sunday March 23, 2014, 8:15 am

noted thank you.

Sunday March 23, 2014, 9:50 am
Every other day the UK reminds us of its well-deserved sobriquet of “Too many laws and far too little justice”. It is difficult to imagine that with the vast influx of immigrants (documented and not) arriving in the UK from Africa, Asia and the Middle East since the Labour government opened the UK’s immigration doors in 1948 that the existence of this horrifying practice was only legally recognised in 1985. One can only imagine the PC gymnastics that occurred in the NHS (and other “caring” agencies) as well as the CPS and amongst the police to cover up this “non-existent” crime for 26 long years. How many young girls had their lives ruined and even died all for the sake of religion and or custom and some Politically Correct scum-bags avoiding controversy. This case was “discovered” in 2011 – miraculously nothing since then – you must be kidding!

Frances Darcy (92)
Monday March 24, 2014, 6:29 am
Let's hope that this barbaric crime is given the high status that it deserves and all caught will get severe punishments....Of course... it is not always done in hospitals or by doctors.

Vivien Green (153)
Tuesday March 25, 2014, 8:49 am
Noted thank you Beatrice and Rose for sharing.
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