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Sunday, 23 February 2020

Egypt’s prosecutor general refers FGM doctor to criminal court

The prosecutor general has referred to a criminal court a retired doctor and the family of the 12-year-old girl who died from an illegal FGM operation last month, Ahram Online reports. The doctor, Ali Abdel Fadil, was released on bail earlier pending an investigation. The investigation found that the parents and Abdel Fadil agreed to have the girl circumcised in accordance with “customs and traditions.”

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