Demonstrations mark anniversary of Cologne court ruling
Demonstrations were held in widely-scattered places today to mark the first anniversary of the historic Cologne court ruling that infant circumcision is a breach of human rights.
That decision was subsequently undermined (but not overthrown) by a law pushed through under pressure from religious interests, allowing non-therapeutic circumcision.
In Cologne, German Pediatric Society President Dr. Wolfram Hartmann addressed a crowd outside the court where the decision had been handed down:
in English and German
In London, Men Do Complain demonstrated outside the German Embassy:
Demonstrations were also held in Chicago, Houston and New Orleans.