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'My daughters were circumcised, they're growing up perfectly': Twitter is hit by furious backlash after Muslim group's video promoting sickening FGM practice is seen 30,000 times

'My daughters were circumcised, they're growing up perfectly': Twitter is hit by furious backlash after Muslim group's video promoting sickening FGM practice is seen 30,000 times

Country: 
European Union
News Date: 
20/09/2018
Lancastrian
Summary: 
  • Muslim group called Dawoodi Bohra Women for Religious Freedom posted tweet
  • Video featured woman justifying 'khafz' - or female circumcision - on young girls
  • But group paid for 'promoted' tweet so it showed up for users who didn't follow it
  • Twitter said the promoted tweet had been 'removed for violation of our policies'