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Swiss Islamic Council Justifies Female Genital Mutilation

Swiss Islamic Council Justifies Female Genital Mutilation

Country: 
Switzerland
News Date: 
24/02/2018
Sharia Watch
Summary: 

The Islamic Central Council of Switzerland (IZRS) has defended the practice of female genital mutilation (FGM), claiming that Islamic law justifies the practice. The organisation released an “Islamic legal opinion” this week arguing that a form of so-called “female circumcision”, involving the removal of parts of the genitals, is justified, Swiss newspaper Tages Anzeiger .