Saturday, May 11, 2013

COLOGNE, etc: Demonstrations mark court ruling

May 7, 2013

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.

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