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Big blow as circumcision of Luo Men fails to reduce HIV/AIDS infections in Nyanza. Kenyan Daily Post. Nairobi, Kenya. Wednesday, September 11, 2013.

SD man's lawsuit says circumcision 'robbed' him. The Associated Press. Sioux Falls, SD, USA. Monday, April 16, 2012.

Brooklyn toddler dies after circumcision. ABC News. New York, USA. Friday, May 6, 2011.

Lucy Bannerman. Baby bled to death after circumcision, inquest told. The Times. London, United Kingdom. Friday, February 13, 2009.

Parents' perseverence helps in diagnosis of baby's rare malady. The Stamford Advocate. Stamford, Connecticut, USA. Monday, December 22, 2008.

Tali Farkash. It just doesn't cut it: Growing trend not to circumcise Jewish babies less worrying than fact ritual has become meaningless to seculars. YNET Jewish World. Israel. Friday, December 19, 2008.

Male circumcision should be cut. Politiken. Copenhagen, Denmark. Monday, November 17, 2008.

Circumcision not effective in preventing HIV among MSM, study finds. Medical News Today. Thursday, October 9, 2008.

Ashbel S. (Tony) Green. Supreme Court turns away Oregon circumcision case. The Oregonian. Portland, Oregon, USA. Monday, October 6, 2008.

Child dies in circumcision. SunStar. Dumaguete, Philippines. Tuesday, August 5, 2008.

Michael Bahinyoza. The other face of circumcision in HIV war. The Monitor. Kampala, Uganda. Friday, August 1, 2008.

Finland considers legalising male circumcision. YLE News. Helsinki, Finland. Thursday, July 31, 2008.

Baby dies after home circumcision. ANSA. Rome, Italy. Tuesday, July 22, 2008.

Nancy Haught. Circumcision: A painful decision. The Oregonian. Portland, Oregon, USA. Thursday, July 17, 2008.

Another boy dies after circumcision. Pretoria News. Pretoria, South Africa. Wednesday, July 2, 2008.

Melanie Peters. ‘Circumcision can lead to mental illness’. The Cape Argus. Cape Town, South Africa. Saturday, July 19, 2008.

Another victim of circumcision ritual. The Cape Argus. Cape Town, South Africa. Friday, July 18, 2008.

David R. Grube, MD. Sacred ritual or genital mutilation?. The Oregonian. Portland, Oregon, USA. Friday, July 18, 2008.

DA: Crackdown on Gauteng initiation schools. The Star. Johannesburg, South Africa. Friday, July 11, 2008.

Illegal circumcisions death toll now at 20 in Eastern Cape. The Mercury. Durban, South Africa. Tuesday, July 8, 2008.

Four-year-old boy dies during ritual circumcision. Pravda. Moscow, Russian Federation. Wednesday, July 2, 2008.

Circumcision: Parents to face prosecution. The Star. Johannesburg, South Africa. Tuesday, July 1, 2008.

Boy dies after botched circumcision. Cape Times. Cape Town, South Africa. Monday, June 30, 2008.

Eight initiates taken to hospital. The Star. Johannesburg, South Africa. Thursday, June 26, 2008.

Circumcision kills teen. SAPA. South Africa. Monday, June 23, 2008.

Malungelo Booi. Dead initiate's surgeon sought. Daily Dispatch. East London, South Africa. Monday, June 16, 2008.

Danish couple held for mutilation. Angola Press. Luanda, Angola. Saturday, June 14, 2008.

Thomas Hirschbiegel. Arzt wg. Beschneidung vor Gericht [Doctor in court because of circumcision]. Hamburg Morgen Post. Hamburg, Germany. Saturday, June 14, 2008.

Doctor ‘botched baby's circumcision’. Grantham Journal. Grantham, United Kingdom. Wednesday, June 11, 2008.

Pasquale Casale. Newborn circumcision: The controversy revisited. Medical News Today. Bexhill-on-Sea, East Sussex, United Kingdom. Monday, June 9, 2008.

Tony Green. Dad appeals teen son's circumcision to U.S. Supreme Court. The Oregonian. Portland, Oregon, USA. Friday, May 16, 2008.

Male circumcision ineffective in HIV battle according to new Future HIV Therapy report. PRWEB. Tuesday, May 6, 2008.

Blythe Bernhard. More parents opt not to circumcise their sons. St. Louis Post-Dispatch. St. Louis, Missouri, USA. Wednesday, April 23, 2008.

Man accused of unlawful circumcision. The Star. Wilmington, North Carolina, USA. Saturday, February 9, 2008.

Katherine Dedyna. More parents choosing to skip circumcision. Times Colonist. Victoria, B.C., Canada. Thursday, January 31, 2008.

Tim King. Is circumcision another form of genital mutilation?. Salem News. San Diego, California, USA. Tuesday, January 15, 2008.

Anne Mugisa. Kasese, Bundibugyo Asked to Suspend Circumcision. New Vision. Kampala, Uganda. Tuesday, December 18, 2007.

Edward Koech. Boy bleeds to death after 'cut'. The Nation. Nairobi, Kenya. Friday, December 14, 2007.

Doctors back call for circumcision ban. Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Australia. Sunday, December 9, 2007.

Call to end circumcision of baby boys. Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Australia. Saturday, December 8, 2007.

Death toll rises in circumcision schools. South African Press Association. South Africa. Monday, December 3, 2007.

Traditional surgeon, nurse arrested. South African Press Association. Eastern Cape Province, South Africa. Sunday, December 2, 2007.

Parents reconsider routine circumcision. The Enquirer. Cincinnati, Ohio, USA. Friday, November 30, 2007.

Unjha doctors strike work: 10-year-old boy dies following circumcision. Express India. Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India. Monday, November 19, 2007.

Oregon circumcision case pits parents against each other: Child's rights get lost in the shuffle

Colin Fogarty. Justices focus on procedure during circumcision arguments. Oregon Public Broadcasting News. Portland, Oregon, USA. Wednesday, November 7, 2007.

Josh Gerstein. Ore. court mulls circumcision case. The Sun. New York, NY, USA. Wednesday, November 7, 2007.

Colin Fogarty. Oregon Supreme Court hears circumcision case. Oregon Public Broadcasting News. Portland, Oregon, USA. Monday, November 5, 2007.

William McCall. Ore. high court weighs circumcision case. The Statesmen. Portland, Oregon, USA. Tuesday, November 6, 2007.

Jill Pengelley. Cosmetic circumcision banned. The Advertiser. Adelaide, South Australia, Australia. Monday, November 12, 2007.

Fortunate Ahimbisibwe. Museveni cautions youth on circumcision. New Vision. Kampala, Uganda. Wednesday, November 7, 2007.

David J. Llewellyn. ABC, not circumcision, gives best defence against HIV. New Vision. Kampala, Uganda. Monday, November 5, 2007.

Simon Mills. Cutting comments: The foreskin debate. Sunday Times. London, United Kingdom. Sunday, November 4, 2007.

Franklin Okot. Don't impose circumcision on natives!. The Monitor. Kampala, Uganda. Wednesday, October 31, 2007.

Jeninne Lee-St. John. Making the cut. Time Magazine. USA. Friday, November 2, 2007.

Jeninne Lee-St. John. The great uncircumcision debate. Time Magazine. USA. Friday, November 2, 2007.

Lina Lim. AIDS expert sceptical about benefits of male circumcision. South China Morning Post. Hong Kong, China. Friday, October 12, 2007.

Jewish "intactivists" in U.S. stop circumcising. Reuters. New York, New York, USA. Wednesday, October 3, 2007.

Oregon legal battle ignites debate on circumcision. The New York Sun. New York, New York, USA. Tuesday, September 18, 2007.

Jennifer Siegal. Religious rights on trial as circumcision case reaches Oregon's High Court. The Forward. New York, New York, USA. Wednesday, August 15, 2007.

Suellen Hinde and Kelvin Healey. Snip 'not worth cost'. Sunday Herald-Sun. Melbourne, Australia. Sunday, August 12, 2007.

Jacob Victor. Activists up efforts to cut circumcision out of bris ritual. The Forward. New York, New York, USA. Wednesday, July 18, 2007.

Circumcision atrocity suit filed against Coles County hospital. Earth Times. USA. Wednesday, July 18, 2007.

Edward Guthmann. A cut below: Uncovering the truth about women's pleasure. San Francisco Chronicle. San Francisco, California, USA. Sunday, July 15, 2007.

Craig Malisow. The Fantastic Foreskin: Under the Knife. Houston Press. USA. Thursday, July 12, 2007.

Craig Malisow. The Fantastic Foreskin: Circumcised men are employing weights and pulleys to cover themselves back up. Houston Press. USA. Thursday, July 12, 2007.

Gary White. In last four decades, circumcision has lost popularity in United States. The Ledger. Lakeland, Florida, USA. Sunday, July 8, 2007.

RM20,100 for boy's death. New Straits Times. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Monday, July 9, 2007.

Boy, 4, dies after circumcision: They robbed us of our boy. Electric New Paper. Singapore, Singapore. Monday, June 25, 2007.

Edward Guthmann. Circumcision losing favor with U.S. parents. San Francisco Chronicle. San Francisco, California, USA. Thursday, June 21, 2007.

Mark Brennae. Ontario infant dies after circumcision. CanWest News Service. Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Thursday, June 14, 2007.

Lisa Miller. Beliefwatch: First Cut. Newsweek. USA. Monday, May 7, 2007.

Ashbel Green. Divorced parents clash over 12-year-old son's circumcision. The Oregonian. Portland, Oregon, USA. Friday, April 27, 2007.

Robert Neff. . Ohmy News International. South Korea. Friday, February 9, 2007.

Brazil says No to circumcision. VivirLatino.com. USA. Tuesday, April 3, 2007.

Touch-test study finds circumcised males significantly less sensitive. BJU International. Seattle, Washington, . Monday, March 19, 2007.

E. J. Mundell. Scientists discover ‘natural barrier’ to HIV. HealthDay. Monday, March 5, 2007.

Baby dies in London after ritual circumcision

Polly Curtis. Police probe death of baby after circumcision. The Guardian. London, United Kingdom. Saturday, February 17, 2007.

Martin Beckford. Police investigate baby's death after circumcision. Daily Telegraph. London, United Kingdom. Friday, February 16, 2007.

Stephen Moyes. 7-day-old dies after circumcision. The Mirror. London, United Kingdom. Thursday, February 15, 2007.

Circumcision protects men from AIDS but might increase risk to women, early results suggest. International Herald-Tribune. Neuilly Cedex, France. Tuesday, March 6, 2007.

P.E.I. has highest rate of circumcision in Canada. CBC News. Prince Edward Island, Canada. Monday, January 22, 2007.

Judy Peres. Circumcision circumspection. Chicago Tribune. Chicago, Illinois, USA. Tuesday, January 9, 2007.

Arthur Baguma. Uganda: Circumcision not a greenlight for unsafe sex. New Vision. Kampala, Uganda. Tuesday, January 9, 2007.

Eight initiates die in Eastern Cape. SABC News. Eastern Cape Province, South Africa. Tuesday, January 2, 2007.

International physician's group questions circumcision to prevent HIV. Medical News Today. USA. Tuesday, January 2, 2007.

Myolisi Gophe. South Africa: Matric success followed by 'mysterious' initiation death. The Cape Argus. Cape Town, South Africa. Saturday, December 30, 2006.

150 bags of fertiliser deal rebounds. Times of Zambia. Ndola, Zambia. Friday, December 29, 2006.

Jorge A. Bañales. SIDA-CIRCUNCISIÓN: La circuncisión elogiada ahora como profilaxis del sida. EFE. Thursday, December 14, 2006.

Lateef Mungin. Dad gets 10 years for mutilation. The Journal-Constitution. Atlanta, USA. Wednesday, November 1, 2006.

Lateef Mungin. Dad stands trial over daughter's mutilation. The Journal-Constitution. Atlanta, USA. Sunday, October 22, 2006.

Judge rules 9-year-old need not get circumcised. Reuters. Chicago, Illinois, USA. Wednesday, October 25, 2006.

Judy Peres. Judge rules against boy’s circumcision. Chicago Tribune. Chicago, Illinois, USA. Tuesday, October 24, 2006.

Carla K. Johnson. Judge takes father's side in circumcision feud. Chicago Sun-Times. Chicago, Illinois, USA. Tuesday, October 24, 2006.

Germany fines man for initiation circumcision. South African Press Association. Düusseldorf, Germany. Tuesday, October 17, 2006.

Regina Margherita. dà il via alla circoncisione rituale. Corriere della Sera. Milano, Italy. Friday, October 13, 2006.

Etgar Lefkovits. Wanted haredi extremists flee country. Jerusalem Post. Israel. Monday, October 9, 2006.

Scores of initiates died in E Cape, hearing told. The Star. Gauteng, South Africa. Thursday, October 5, 2006.

Seven operations cancelled due to MRSA microbe. The Times of Malta. Valletta, Malta. Thursday, September 7, 2006.

Anelisa Ngcakani. East London pastor wants circumcision schools banned. The Daily Dispatch. East London, Eastern Cape Province, South Africa. Monday, September 4, 2006.

Paul Tinari. Circumcision campaign a disastrous policy. The Vancouver Sun. Vancouver, BC, Canada. Tuesday, August 22, 2006.

Danny Kucharsky. Male circumcision may not protect against HIV infection. Doctors Guide. Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Thursday, August 17, 2006.

Boy's parents sue doctors. Chicago Sun-Times. Chicago, Illinois, USA. Wednesday, August 16, 2006.

Josephine Marcotty, Melissa King. Why circumcise?: Cultural preference, not medicine, drives the decision of whether or not to circumcise baby boys. The Star-Tribune. Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA. Tuesday, August 15, 2006.

Court rules circumcision of four-year-old boy illegal. Helsingin Sanomat. Helsinki, Finland. Monday, August 7, 2006.

Veronica Cusack. Boys and the hood. Toronto Life. Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Tuesday, August 1, 2006.

Houcine Ait Mhand. Fez's circumcision case: Court's decision appalls medical staff. Morocco Times. Casablanca, Morocco. Sunday, July 30, 2006.

Amanda Euringer. BC Health pays to restore man's foreskin. The Tyee. Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Tuesday, July 25, 2006.

Yumimi Pang. Coquitlam man's circumcision reversed. Vancouver Province. Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Monday, July 24, 2006.

Jen Skerritt. MD disciplined after wrong baby circumcised: Tried to hide error from parents. Winnipeg Free Press. Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. Tuesday, July 18, 2006.

Jennifer Laliberté. Government pays to repair botched circumcision. National Review of Medicine. Montreal, Canada. Friday, June 30, 2006.

Poloko Tau. ‘My son trusted these people with his life.’. The Star. Gauteng, South Africa. Monday, July 10, 2006.

Boyd Webb. Circumcised men to probe deaths of initiates. The Star. Gauteng, South Africa. Friday, July 7, 2006.

Nwabisa Nofemele. Bush surgeon was killed with a spade - police. Cape Times, p. 5. Capetown, South Africa. Wednesday, July 5, 2006.

Fifteen-year-old initiate dies of circumcision. Independent Online News. Eastern Cape Province, South Africa. Wednesday, June 28, 2006.

Twelfth boy dies after botched circumcision. Independent Online News. Eastern Cape Province, South Africa. Wednesday, June 28, 2006.

Another three die in initiation schools. Independent Online News. Eastern Cape Province, South Africa. Wednesday, June 28, 2006.

Boy may lose penis after botched circumcision. Independent Online News. Eastern Cape Province, South Africa. Wednesday, June 28, 2006.

‘These boys are dying’. News24.com. Capetown, South Africa. Tuesday, June 27, 2006.

Lulamile Feni. Circumcision rite: 6 die, 50 rescued in first week: Apart from deaths is ongoing possibility of initiates contracting HIV, says Health Department. Daily Dispatch. East London, Eastern Cape Province, South Africa. Monday, June 26, 2006.

Father, mother fight in court over circumcision of son in Chicago

Steve Patterson. Mom: Dad showed son photos of circumcision. Chicago Sun-Times. Chicago, IL, USA. Thursday, June 15, 2006.

Judy Peres. Expert: Circumcision no big deal. Chicago Tribune. Chicago, IL, USA. Wednesday, June 14, 2006.

Carla K. Johnson. Mom, dad take feud over circumcision to court in Chicago. Chicago Tribune. Chicago, IL, USA. Wednesday, June 14, 2006.

Judy Peres. Doctors differ on circumcision need. Chicago Tribune. Chicago, IL, USA. Tuesday, June 13, 2006.

Andrea MacDonald. N.S. circumcisions continue to drop: Province has second-lowest rate in the country. Halifax Daily News. Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. Saturday, March 25, 2006.

Rates of circumcision slashed in past 30 years: Circumcisions in Canada are on the way out. The Gazette. Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Thursday, March 23, 2006.

Judy Peres. Circumcision decision delayed by court. Chicago Tribune. Chicago, Illinois, USA. Friday, February 17, 2006.

Jeffrey Rosen. Is ritual circumcision religious expression?. New York Times Magazine. New York, New York, USA. Sunday, February 5, 2006.

No longer routine: Circumcision rates decline. Columbus Dispatch. Columbus, Ohio, USA. Sunday, January 15, 2006.

Men kill circumcision nurse. The Australian. Johannesburg, South Africa. Thursday, January 12, 2006.

Steve Lieberman. NYC warns against oral circumcisions. The Journal-News. White Plains, NY, USA. Saturday, December 17, 2005.

Mike Pflanz. HIV mystery in Kenya: Spouses escape infection. Edmonton Journal. Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Wednesday, December 14, 2005.

Lulamile Feni. 10 die in botched circumcisions: 32 fight for lives. Daily Dispatch. East London, Eastern Cape Province, South Africa. Tuesday, December 13, 2005.

Rebecca Goldin. Circumcision in the Media: A one-sided account of a debatable medical procedure. STATS. George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia, USA. Wednesday, November 30, 2005.

Boy dies at circumcision school. South African Press Association (SAPA). Mtatha, South Africa. Monday, November 28, 2005.

Traditional surgeons nabbed for circumcisions. Cape Times. Capetown, South Africa. Monday, November 14, 2005.

Police searching for illegal circumcision surgeon. South African Broadcasting Corporation. South Africa. Monday, November 14, 2005.

No need to circumcise most boys: Doctor says routine circumcision of baby boys is wrong. The Free Lance-Star. Fredericksburg, Virginia, USA. Sunday, November 13, 2005.

First arrest of circumcision season. South African Press Association (SAPA). Port Elizabeth, South Africa. Wednesday, November 9, 2005.

Sore point. The Guardian. London, United Kingdom. Saturday, October 29, 2005.

Thousands of initiates rescued from camps. Daily Dispatch. East London, Eastern Cape Province, South Africa. Thursday, October 20, 2005.

Circumcision a ‘violation of child's rights’. Daily News. Durban, South Africa. Wednesday, October 12, 2005.

Stephen Strauss. No shortcuts in circumcision. CBC News. Canada. Monday, November 21, 2005.

Circumcision mix-up. canada.com. Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. Friday, November 18, 2005.

Circumcision law "is not working". The Local. Stockholm, Sweden. Wednesday, October 5, 2005.

Peeling back the facts on the cruelest cut of all. Mainichi Daily News. Japan. Wednesday, September 21, 2005.

Circumcision debate isn't over yet. Edmonton Journal. Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Monday, September 12, 2005.

Eight boys die after circumcision rite. The Nation. Nairobi, Kenya. Friday, September 2, 2005.

Maura Lerner. Minnesota Medicaid Stops Paying for Circumcision. The Star-Tribune. Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA. Thursday, September 1, 2005.

Mars W. Mosqueda Jr. Man charged for threatening boy with circumcision. Tempo. Cebu City, Philippines. Sunday, August 21, 2005.

Circumcisions leave 20 dead. South African Press Association (SAPA). East London, South Africa. Tuesday, July 19, 2005.

South Africa: Ritual Circumcision Likely Contributing to HIV Spread. UN Integrated Regional Information Networks. Johannesburg, South Africa. Thursday, July 7, 2005.

Three doctors arrested in Chandpur. The Independent. Dhaka, Bangladesh. Monday, June 27, 2005.

3 more initiates die. South African Press Association (SAPA). Cape Town, South Africa. Tuesday, July 5, 2005.

Circumcision: 15 in hospital. South African Press Association (SAPA). Johannesburg, South Africa. Monday, June 27, 2005.

Man killed for not going to circumcision school. South African Press Association (SAPA). South Africa. Monday, June 27, 2005.

Fifteen boys in hospital after botched circumcisions. Mail and Guardian. Johannesburg, South Africa. Monday, June 27, 2005.

"Surgeon" uses one knife to circumcise 28 boys. Mail and Guardian. Johannesburg, South Africa. Sunday, June 26, 2005.

Ben Maclennan. Illegal circumcision schools shut down. Daily News, p. 7. Durban, South Africa. Friday, June 24, 2005.

Setting standards for safe practice of traditional circumcision. The Daily Dispatch. East London, Eastern Cape Province, South Africa. Friday, June 24, 2005.

Circumcisions: Parents slated. South African Press Association (SAPA). Cape Town, South Africa. Friday, June 24, 2005.

2 die of botched circumcisions. South African Press Association (SAPA). Cape Town, South Africa. Thursday, June 23, 2005.

Boy dies at initiation school. News24.com. Johannesburg, South Africa. Saturday, June 18, 2005.

Sheena Adams. Bill makes circumcision an assault. Pretoria News, p. 3. Pretoria, South Africa. Thursday, June 16, 2005.

Circumcision rates are down amid controversy. Morgan Hill Times. Morgan Hill, California, USA. Tuesday, June 14, 2005.

S. Africa to act against circumcision school abuse. Alertnet. Johannesburg, South Africa. Thursday, May 26, 2005.

James Warden. Influenced by infant's cries, man wants ban on circumcision. The Forum. Fargo, North Dakota, USA. Sunday, May 22, 2005.

Father cleared of assault. Surrey Online. Surrey, United Kingdom. Wednesday, May 11, 2005.

Gynecologist, twin brother sued for sexual misconduct. Seattle Post-Intelligencer. Seattle, Washington, USA. Tuesday, May 10, 2005.

James Tapsfield. Muslim accused of assaulting son through circumcision. The Scotsman. Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom. Tuesday, May 3, 2005.

Joe Kennedy. Man takes on circumcision as his cause celebre. Roanoke Times. Roanoke, Virginia, USA. Saturday, April 23, 2005.

Chris Frates. Raucous Senate OKs budget plan. Denver Post. Denver, Colorado, USA. Thursday, April 7, 2005.

Oxford couple sues over circumcision mishap. New Haven Register. New Haven, Connecticut, USA. Thursday, March 24, 2005.

Rommel G. Rebollido. Passage to manhood. Sun Star. General Santos, Philippines. Monday, March 21, 2005.

Madonna T. Virola. Boys' rite of passage best on Black Saturday. Philippine Daily Inquirer. Makati City, Philippines. Sunday, March 20, 2005.

Doug Williamson. Circumcisions spark debate: Local rate four times national average: MD says doctors may be in it for the money. Windsor Star. Windsor, Ontario, Canada. Saturday, March 19, 2005.

Derwin Gowan. Doctors plan to revisit circumcision issue. New Brunswick Telegraph-Journal, p. A9. Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada. Wednesday, March 16, 2005.

Wayne Hoffman. Panel OKs Medicaid spending plan: Budget is higher than governor's by $10 million. Idaho Statesman. Boise, Idaho, USA. Saturday, March 12, 2005.

Hospital gives babies too-high Tylenol doses. TheBostonChannel.com. Boston, Massachusetts, USA. Tuesday, March 8, 2005.

U.S. rabbis approve using tube to remove circumcision blood. Ha'aretz. Tel Aviv, Israel. Friday, March 4, 2005.

James Walsh. State gets rabbi's herpes test. The Journal News. Westchester County, New York, USA. Wednesday, February 16, 2005.

Christina Chanes Nystrom. Couple rescued from flood gets children back. Inland Valley News. Ontario, California, USA. Monday, February 14, 2005.

Nepal child dies after ritual circumcision. New Kerala. Kathmandu, Nepal. Friday, February 11, 2005.

Debra Nussbaum Cohen. Should Mohelim Be Supervised?: Baby's death from herpes virus sparks call for oversight. Jewish Week. New York, USA. Thursday, February 10, 2005.

Steve Lieberman. Monsey rabbi investigated. JournalNews. White Plains, New York, USA. Thursday, February 3, 2005.

Maggie Haberman. Fear rabbi gave tots herpes. New York Daily News. New York, USA. Wednesday, February 2, 2005.

Courts can stop female circumcision of immigrants. Deutsche Welle. Germany. Friday, January 28, 2005.

Special courts for circumcision offences. South African Broadcasting Corporation. Eastern Cape Province, South Africa. Monday, January 24, 2005.

Doctor "operated on boy without anaesthetic". Evening Mail. Birmingham, West Midlands, United Kingdom. Wednesday, January 5, 2005.

Mvuyo Mati. Brothers in double tragedy after initiation. The Daily Dispatch. East London, Eastern Cape Province, South Africa. Monday, January 10, 2005.

Circumcision initiates kill traditional nurse. The Mail and Guardian. Cape Town, South Africa. Monday, January 3, 2005.

Circumciser arrested. Kenya Broadcasting Corporation. Nairobi, Kenya. Wednesday, December 29, 2004.

Nine killed in Eastern Cape botched circumcisions. South African Broadcasting Corporation. Eastern Cape Province, South Africa. Friday, December 17, 2004.

Unkind cut: Dutch medicare halts coverage for male circumcision. Canadian Press. Friday, December 17, 2004.

Yuval Azoulay. Rabbi ordered to pay NIS 1.18 million for botched circumcision. Ha'aretz. Tel Aviv, Israel. Tuesday, December 14, 2004.

Taralyn Bro. 30 vehicles to assist initiation monitors. The Daily Dispatch. Eastern Cape Province, South Africa. Tuesday, November 30, 2004.

Mayibongwe Maqhina. Circumcision unrest terrifies village teachers. The Daily Dispatch. East London, Eastern Cape Province, South Africa. Friday, November 26, 2004.

Justice Minister against outlawing circumcision. Radio Netherlands. Hilversum, Netherlands. Thursday, October 7, 2004.

Dutch MP wants ban on male circumcision. Radio Netherlands. Hilversum, Netherlands. Monday, October 4, 2004.

Botched circumcisions `drain state coffers'. Independent Online. South Africa. Monday, September 27, 2004.

Obsessed man circumcises 8-year-old son with hunting knife

Stephanie Rice. Circumcision attempt: father sentenced to three years. The Columbian. Vancouver, Washington, USA. Thursday, December 16, 2004.

Stephanie Rice. Father convicted in circumcision attempt. The Columbian. Vancouver, Washington, USA. Wednesday, December 8, 2004.

Ridgefield man is found fit for trial in incident involving son. The Oregonian. Portland, Oregon, USA. Friday, November 5, 2004.

Stephanie Rice. Judge signs warrants for mom, son. The Columbian. Vancouver, Washington, USA. Wednesday, October 13, 2004.

Ken Olsen. Judge orders depositions in alleged circumcision. The Columbian. Vancouver, Washington, USA. Wednesday, September 29, 2004.

Stephanie Rice. Father pleads not guilty to assault in circumcision case. The Columbian. Vancouver, Washington, USA. Saturday, September 18, 2004.

Ken Olsen. No bail drop in circumcision case. The Columbian. Vancouver, Washington, USA. Saturday, September 11, 2004.

Stephanie Rice. Man charged in apparent circumcision of son, 8. The Columbian. Vancouver, Washington, USA. Wednesday, September 8, 2004.

Father charged with assault for attempted circumcision. KPTV. Ridgefield, Washington, USA. Wednesday, September 8, 2004.

Kelly Adams and John Branton. Police, Fire report: Father arrested; son in hospital. The Columbian. Vancouver, Washington, USA. Sunday, September 5, 2004.

Christine Caulfield. Mum tortured son's 13-year-old mate. The Herald Sun. Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. Saturday, August 21, 2004.

Camille Azar's fight to save her son from an unwanted circumcision

Steve Rock. Despite mother's protest, father has boy circumcised. Kansas City Star. Kansas City, Missouri, USA. Tuesday, August 10, 2004.

Cherryh Cluckey. Circumcision completed, despite mom's opposition. The Examiner. Independence, Missouri, USA. Tuesday, August 10, 2004.

Cherryh Cluckey. Parents in court over son's circumcision. The Examiner. Kansas City, Missouri, USA. Thursday, July 15, 2004.

Steve Rock. Mother seeks high court order to block circumcision. Kansas City Star. Kansas City, Missouri, USA. Thursday, July 15, 2004.

Initiation likened to war. News24.com. Johannesburg, South Africa. Wednesday, July 28, 2004.

Nick Foley. Doctors accused over circumcisions. The Scotsman. Scotland, United Kingdom. Monday, July 12, 2004.

Circumcision school initiate dies. Independent Online. South Africa. Thursday, July 8, 2004.

Lynn Haley. B.C. College statement tightens its circumcision recommendations. Medical Post. Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Tuesday, July 6, 2004.

Jessica Werb. The unkindest cut. Vancouver Courier. Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Monday, July 5, 2004.

Jessica Skatssoon. Circumcision rates rise for some. Sydney Morning Herald. Sydney, NSW, Australia. Thursday, July 1, 2004.

Initiate dies after botched circumcision. South African Broadcasting Corporation. South Africa. Saturday, June 26, 2004.

Death of circumcision initiates blamed on opportunists. South African Broadcasting Corporation. South Africa. Monday, May 24, 2004.

Oliver Burkeman and Gary Younge. Being Brenda. The Guardian. London, United Kingdom. Wednesday, May 12, 2004.

Debra Black. Sex, lies and a quest for identity. Toronto Star. Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Tuesday, May 11, 2004.

Katie Chalmers. Sad end to boy/girl life. Winnipeg Sun. Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. Monday, May 10, 2004.

Circumcision myths. Sydney Morning Herald. Sydney, NSW, Australia. Tuesday, April 13, 2004.

Mohsen Rashed and Meraj Rizvi. MoEY receives complaint against private school. Khaleej Times. Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Friday, March 19, 2004.

Melissa Schorr. The unkindest cut?: Many parents disenchanted with circumcision. The Oakland Tribune. Oakland, California, USA. Sunday, March 14, 2004.

Parents face jail over female circumcision "holidays". The Scotsman. Scotland, United Kingdom. Wednesday, March 3, 2004.

Jury indicts father accused of using scissors to circumcise daughter. Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Atlanta, Georgia, USA. Tuesday, March 2, 2004.

Circumcision village launched. News24.com. Cape Town, South Africa. Tuesday, March 2, 2004.

Excess skin removed during infant's circumcision: $110,000 settlement. Massachusetts Lawyers' Weekly. Boston, Massachusetts, USA. Monday, February 23, 2004.

Sandra McCulloch. Circumcision numbers cut back at Victoria hospital: Doctors re-examine issues surrounding painful procedure. The Times-Colonist. Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. Friday, February 20, 2004.

Proposal for religious circumcisions in public hospitals ignites controversy. Helsingin Sanomat. Helsinki, Finland. Friday, February 13, 2004.

Canada takes another look at circumcision after death of baby.

Suzanne Fournier. Lack of post-surgery info angers grieving parents. The Province. Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Friday, February 13, 2004.

Circumcision under attack. Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. British Columbia, Canada. Wednesday, February 11, 2004.

B.C. parents lobby against circumcision. Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Canada. Wednesday, February 11, 2004.

Infant's death another nail in circumcision's coffin, group says. Canadian Medical Association Journal. Canada. Tuesday, October 1, 2002.

The return of the foreskin. (Editorial). The Winnipeg Free Press, A14. Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. Friday, September 5, 2003.

Cut circumcision from list of routine services, Saskatchewan MDs advised. Canadian Medical Association Journal. Canada. Wednesday, September 3, 2003.

Ending an unnecessary risk. The Times-Colonist. Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. Tuesday, September 3, 2002.

Death of local baby subject of investigation. The Penticton Western, Volume 36, Issue 69. Canada. Saturday, August 31, 2002.

The growing consensus against circumcision. National Post. Toronto, Canada. Friday, August 30, 2002.

College to review practice of circumcision. National Post. Toronto, Canada. Friday, August 30, 2002.

"Totally unexpected" death of baby probed. The Province. Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Thursday, August 29, 2002.

Niger: Legal ban on female circumcision widely ignored. UN Integrated Regional Information Networks. Niamey, Niger. Friday, February 6, 2004.

Woman sentenced to jail for circumcising girls. CNN. Atlanta, USA. Tuesday, January 27, 2004.

Aileen Mulhall. Circumcision service has to secure funding. Waterford News. Waterford, Ireland. Friday, January 23, 2004.

Row over `soft circumcision'. News 24. Florence, Italy. Thursday, January 22, 2004.

In the cut: Female circumcision in Indonesia. Sydney Morning Herald. Sydney, NSW, Australia. Tuesday, January 13, 2004.

Robert Jablon. Two charged over circumcision deal. Sydney Morning Herald. Sydney, NSW, Australia. Saturday, January 10, 2004.

Karl S. Kruszelnicki. May the foreskin be with you. Sydney Morning Herald. Sydney, NSW, Australia. Saturday, January 10, 2004.

Dog eats up one-year old boy's genitals. Vanguard. Lagos, Nigeria. Saturday, January 3, 2004.

`Descriptive understanding' is painstaking work. National Post. Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Tuesday, December 30, 2003.

Circumcision drive `going well'. News 24. Umtata, Eastern Cape Province, South Africa. Monday, December 29, 2003.

Boys lose penises after botched circumcisions. South African Press Association. Eastern Cape Province, South Africa. Friday, December 19, 2003.

3 die at circumcision school. News 24. Queenstown, South Africa. Thursday, December 18, 2003.

Malaysia moots cross-cultural circumcision. BBC News. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Wednesday, December 17, 2003.

Damages for surprise circumcision. Aftenposten. Oslo, Norway. Wednesday, December 10, 2003.

Circumcision is botched, repair never recommended. Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly. Boston, Massachusetts, USA. Monday, December 8, 2003.

Law vs tradition in circumcision debacle. The Mail and Guardian. Johannesburg, South Africa. Monday, December 8, 2003.

Girl's life in danger after cut. The Nation. Nairobi, Kenya. Saturday, December 6, 2003.

Adam B. Ellick. Once home to faithful converts, remote village finds itself faithless. JTA News. Russian Federation. Saturday, December 6, 2003.

Danish children's council says circumcision violates human rights. Børnerådet [press release]. Copenhagen, Denmark. Thursday, December 4, 2003.

Sudan's slaves. Frontpage. Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Tuesday, November 25, 2003.

Foreskins have their purpose – for health and better sex. Sydney Morning Herald. Sydney, NSW, Australia. Thursday, November 6, 2003.

Michel Orcel. Le voile et la circoncision. Le Monde. Paris, France. Tuesday, October 28, 2003.

Madoda Dyonana. Jail after botched circumcision. The Star, Page 5. South Africa. Thursday, October 23, 2003.

Ethiopia bans circumcision. News24. Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Wednesday, October 15, 2003.

Circumcision "doctor" denies wounding boys. BBC News. London, United Kingdom. Wednesday, October 22, 2003.

Abraham's children chat. Toronto Star. Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Saturday, October 18, 2003.

Museveni threatens to ban circumcision. New Vision. Kampala, Uganda. Tuesday, October 14, 2003.

Simple procedure relieves tight foreskin problem. Reuters Health News. USA. Monday, October 13, 2003.

Mysterious Crop of Staph: Newborns, moms infected after stay at St. Catherine's. Newsday. Long Island, New York, USA. Thursday, October 9, 2003.

Bulgaria's young Turks embrace old ritual. Al Jazeera. Sunday, October 5, 2003.

Jon Bonné. These men want their foreskins back: Activists decry circumcision and offer "restoration" process. MSNBC News. USA. Wednesday, October 1, 2003.

Is it still wise to circumcise?: A procedure once done as a matter of course has suddenly become your first major parenting decision. Men's Journal. USA. September, 2003.

The death of baby Callis Osaghae in Ireland

Man cleared over circumcision death. Ireland.com. Waterford, Ireland. Friday, October 7, 2005.

Michael Quinn. Accused is fourth generation circumcisionist. Munster Express. Waterford, Ireland. Friday, January 16, 2004.

Man hunted after death of circumcision baby. Online.ie. Dublin, Ireland. Wednesday, August 20, 2003.

Gardaí seek man who carried out circumcision on baby who died. Irish Times. Dublin, Ireland. Thursday, August 21, 2003.

Neans McSweeney. Stunned community unites in grief after boy dies. Irish Examiner. Cork, Ireland. Thursday, August 21, 2003.

Neans McSweeney. Baby dies after botched circumcision. Irish Examiner. Cork, Ireland. Thursday, August 21, 2003.

Infant dies after home circumcision. Munster Express. Munster, Ireland. Friday, August 22, 2003.

Surgeon calls for ban on hospital circumcisions. Eire.com.net. Dublin, Ireland. Saturday, August 23, 2003.

Circumcision slammed as "barbarism". Iafrica.com. Capetown, South Africa. Friday, August 15, 2003.

3-Point Plan for Safer Ritual. Cape Argus News. Cape Argus, South Africa. Friday, August 15, 2003.

Medicaid limits coverage for circumcisions. Miami Herald. Miami, Florida, USA. Saturday, August 2, 2003.

Circumcision Rates Declining. Iowa City Press-Citizen. Iowa City, Iowa, USA. Monday, July 28, 2003.

Male circumcision and HIV/AIDS: Link or co-incidence?. South African Cochrane Centre. Tygerberg, South Africa. Friday, July 18, 2003.

Circumcision: What's a parent to do?. Quad-City Times. Davenport, Iowa, USA. Friday, July 18, 2003.

Atlantans, Africans fight girls' "circumcision". The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Atlanta, Georgia, USA. Friday, July 18, 2003.

The snip doesn't cut it. News24. South Africa. Friday, July 18, 2003.

Medical center policy affects circumcisions. The Advocate, 5B. Baton Rouge, USA. Thursday, July 17, 2003.

Initiate deaths doubled under new law. Independent Online. South Africa. Tuesday, July 22, 2003.

Saying no to circumcision. Mercury News. San Jose, California, USA. Saturday, July 12, 2003.

The circumcision decision: Merits of procedure debated. Seattle Times. Seattle, Washington, USA. Wednesday, July 9, 2003.

Judge hears circumcision trial request. The Forum. Fargo, North Dakota, USA. Wednesday, July 9, 2003.

Paying for circumcision: Medicaid won't cover elective procedures. Miami Herald. Miami, Florida, USA. Thursday, July 3, 2003.

State limits circumcision coverage. St. Petersburg Times. St. Petersburg, Florida, USA. Tuesday, July 1, 2003.

Children's ombudsman critical of circumcision. Dagsavisen. Oslo, Norway. Thursday, June 26, 2003.

New penis for youth after 'bush' disaster. Sunday Times. Johannesburg, South Africa. Sunday, June 22, 2003.

Circumcision: parents lay charge against surgeon. The Daily Dispatch. Eastern Cape Province, South Africa. Sunday, June 22, 2003.

$250,000 is not enough. St. Peterburg Times. St. Petersburg, Florida, USA. Sunday, June 22, 2003.

Sarah Sorensen. Circumcision is not the necessary procedure that many physicians think it is. The Spectrum. St. George, Utah, USA. Wednesday, June 11, 2003.

Operation Tuli holds last leg in Talisay. The Freeman. Cebu, Philippines. Sunday, June 1, 2003.

Bush, Mkapa send messages. New Vision. Kampala, Uganda. Wednesday, May 28, 2003.

To cut or not to cut?: The issues surrounding routine circumcision. Manila Times. Manila, Philippines. Saturday, May 24, 2003.

Tip of penis amputated during circumcision. Massachusetts Lawyer Weekly. Massachusetts, USA. Monday, May 19, 2003.

No medical reason to circumcise children. The Advertiser. Adelaide, South Australia, Australia. Monday, May 19, 2003.

To cut, or not to cut. Seattle Post-Intelligencer. Seattle, Washington, USA. Tuesday, May 6, 2003.

Penis repairs covered. The Nation. Bangkok, Thailand. Thursday, May 1, 2003.

Medic explains circumcision deaths. The East African Standard. Nairobi, Kenya. Thursday, May 1, 2003.

Celeste Biever. Tissue engineers grow penis - with feeling. NewScientist.com news service. Tuesday, April 29, 2003.

Doctor and hospital settle circumcision lawsuit: Stage set for men to sue for being circumcised as infants. Men's News Daily. Suffolk County, New York, USA. Tuesday, April 29, 2003.

More parents questioning routine infant circumcision. The Salt Lake Tribune. Salt Lake City, Utah, USA. Thursday, April 17, 2003.

Bob Beale. The turning tide: Male circumcision rates may plummet as a result of evidence-based medicine and a fear of litigation. Medical Observer. Australia. Wednesday, April 16, 2003.

Prosecutor General defers move on Kuopio botched circumcision case. Helsingin Sanomat. Helsinki, Finland. Wednesday, April 9, 2003.

UK doctors advised on ethics of circumcision. Reuters Health. USA. Friday, April 4, 2003.

Neonatal procedure suspended. Maitland Mercury. Maitland, NSW, Australia. Wednesday, April 2, 2003.

Traditional culture spreading HIV/AIDS. IRIN News. Arusha, Tanzania. Friday, March 28, 2003.

Finnish hospitals urged to perform circumcisions. Helsingin Sanomat. Helsinki, Finland. Monday, March 24, 2003.

A different kind of penis envy: Students fight to save foreskins. San Francisco Chronicle. San Francisco, California, USA. Sunday, March 9, 2003.

The unkindest cut: A conversation with lawyer Zenas Baer, champion of all tomorrow's foreskins. City Pages. Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minnesota, USA. Wednesday, March 5, 2003.

Healthcare defunding in Utah

Some health care bills made it, some didn't. Salt Lake Tribune. Salt Lake City, Utah, USA. Saturday, March 8, 2003.

GOP brass cobbles together plan to balance the budget. Salt Lake Tribune. Salt Lake City, Utah, USA. Wednesday, February 26, 2003.

Medical circumcisions rate rising "needlessly". Sydney Morning Herald. Sydney, NSW, Australia. Monday, February 17, 2003.

Concern at unnecessary circumcision. The Age. Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. Sunday, February 16, 2003.

The Flatt v. Kantak trial over lack of informed consent for an unwanted circumcision in the U.S.

Janell Cole. Hawley mother loses appeal. The Forum. Fargo, North Dakota, USA. Saturday, September 4, 2004.

Janell Cole. Supreme Court hears circumcision appeal. The Forum. Fargo, North Dakota, USA. Thursday, May 13, 2004.

Janell Cole. Circumcision case appeal set today heard today by N.D. Supreme Court. The Forum. Fargo, North Dakota, USA. Wednesday, May 12, 2004.

Jeff Baird. Fight doesn't scare Baer: Circumcision battle latest for 'crusader of underdog'. The Forum. Fargo, North Dakota, USA. Saturday, February 22, 2003.

Jeff Baird. Doctor in circumcision case not negligent. The Forum. Fargo, North Dakota, USA. Saturday, February 15, 2003.

Jeff Baird. Hospital dismissed from circumcision lawsuit. The Forum. Fargo, North Dakota, USA. Friday, February 14, 2003.

Jeff Baird. Woman who performed circumcision testifies. The Forum. Fargo, North Dakota, USA. Thursday, February 13, 2003.

Attorneys debate, question nurses in circumcision trial. The Forum. Fargo, North Dakota, USA. Wednesday, February 12, 2003.

Doctor testifies Kantak's care "adequate". The Forum. Fargo, North Dakota, USA. Tuesday, February 11, 2003.

Attorney cross-examines Flatt. The Forum. Fargo, North Dakota, USA. Saturday, February 8, 2003.

Mother says she didn't know about risk. The Forum. Fargo, North Dakota, USA. Friday, February 7, 2003.

Circumcision trial continues after ruling bars photos, videos. The Forum. Fargo, North Dakota, USA. Thursday, February 6, 2003.

Circumcision case hung up. The Forum. Fargo, North Dakota, USA. Wednesday, February 5, 2003.

Potential jurors quizzed in circumcision case. The Forum. Fargo, North Dakota, USA. Tuesday, February 4, 2003.

Adam Liptak. Circumcision opponents use the legal system and legislatures. The New York Times. New York, USA. Thursday, January 23, 2003.

Hospital wants out of lawsuit over circumcision. The Forum. Fargo, North Dakota, USA. Thursday, December 19, 2002.

Circumcision debate to open in Fargo. The Forum. Fargo, North Dakota, USA. Wednesday, December 18, 2002.

Circumcision case to proceed to trial. Men's News Daily. USA. Thursday, August 1, 2002.

Budget knife facing delicate cuts. The Salt Lake Tribune. Salt Lake City, Utah, USA. Friday, February 14, 2003.

Is circumcision in males necessary?. The Philippine Star. Manila, Philippines. Tuesday, February 11, 2003.

Boy's penis cut off in botched operation. The Mercury. Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. Wednesday, January 22, 2003.

The unkindest of cuts. The Times. London, United Kingdom. Monday, January 13, 2003.

Circumcision study lands into problems. Horizon supplement to The Nation. Nairobi, Kenya. Thursday, December 26, 2002.

Disfiguration of patients Is alleged. Los Angeles Times. Los Angeles, California, USA. Tuesday, December 24, 2002.

Medical Board of California arrests Santa Clarita resident for unlicensed practice of medicine. Medical Board of California. Sacramento, California, USA. Monday, December 23, 2002.

Jennifer McKee. Medicaid cuts announced. The Missoulian. Missoula, Montana, USA. Friday, December 20, 2002.

Blitz on initiation schools. The Daily Dispatch. Eastern Cape Province, South Africa. Friday, December 20, 2002.

45 initiates have died in botched circumcisions. The Daily Dispatch. Eastern Cape Province, South Africa. Friday, December 19, 2003.

Boy dies after circumcision. South African Press Association. South Africa. Monday, December 16, 2002.

Errant surgeon will be found. Business Day. South Africa. Saturday, December 7, 2002.

Circumcision draws fire of student group. The Daily Iowan. Iowa, USA. Thursday, December 5, 2002.

Thozi ka Manyisana. Circumcision fast turning into a quick-buck chancers' racket. City Press. Johannesburg, South Africa. Saturday, November 23, 2002.

Madoda Dyonana. Murder charges after initiates die. The Daily Dispatch. Eastern Cape Province, South Africa. Saturday, November 23, 2002.

Doctor Death. The Daily Record. Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom. Friday, November 22, 2002.

Hilary Leila Kreiger. A cut above the rest. Jerusalem Post. Jerusalem, Israel. Thursday, November 21, 2002.

The unkindest cut. Harvard Law Bulletin, p.55. Cambridge, MA, USA. Fall 2002.

Amanda Watt. Cutting edge argument on joy of sex. The Courier-Mail. Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. Thursday, October 10, 2002.

Circumcision funding halted. Charlotte Observer. Charlotte, North Carolina, USA. Saturday, September 21, 2002.

"Quick snip" an unkind cut. The Dominion Post. Wellington, New Zealand. Friday, August 30, 2002.

"Spy" cut up about initiations. African Eye News Service. South Africa. Tuesday, August 27, 2002.

District commissioner issues arrest order against traditional circumcisers. The Nation. Nairobi, Kenya. Saturday, August 24, 2002.

Hospital offers cut-rate surgery to boost business. Reuters News Service. Hong Kong. Saturday, August 23, 2003.

Man forcibly circumcised as crowd watches. The Nation. Nairobi, Kenya. Friday, August 23, 2002.

Hugh McDiarmid. Cleric's arrest outrages circumcision celebrants. Detroit Free Press. Detroit, Michigan, USA. Friday, August 23, 2002.

Circumcision body meets in bid to curb initiate deaths. The Daily Dispatch. Eastern Cape Province, South Africa. Thursday, August 22, 2002.

Cut me out, says gospel star. Sunday Times. Johannesburg, South Africa. Sunday, August 18, 2002.

Circumcision blamed for assaults. The Herald Sun. Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. Thursday, August 15, 2002.

Drama as "cut" youth hits back. East African Standard. Nairobi, Kenya. Thursday, August 15, 2002.

Mother's fury as boys circumcised. The Sunday Mail. Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. Sunday, August 11, 2002.

Cutting anger. The News-Mail. Bundaberg, Queensland, Australia. Saturday, August 10, 2002.

Doctor arrested after he amputates penis of circumcision patient. Associated Press. Mexico City, Mexico. Wednesday, August 7, 2002.

Bagisu circumcise man, 30, in public. New Vision. Kampala, Uganda. Wednesday, August 7, 2002.

Make circumcision illegal—McClay: Children's Commissioner say the circumcision of boys should be made illegal. NZ City. Auckland, New Zealand. Wednesday, August 7, 2002.

Leave it to us, surgeon tells GPs. The New Zealand Herald. Auckland, New Zealand. Tuesday, August 6, 2002.

Wendy McElroy. Routine procedure or child abuse?. Fox News. Tuesday, August 6, 2002.

Gerald Businge. New challenges in female genital mutilation fight. New Vision. Kampala, Uganda. Tuesday, July 30, 2002.

Medicaid to drop practice. The Missourian. Columbia, Missouri, USA. Thursday, July 25, 2002.

Mass circumcision in Kabul. Reuters News Service. Kabul, Afghanistan. Tuesday, July 23, 2002.

How government foots the FGM bill. The Nation Weekend Magazine. Nairobi, Kenya. Friday, July 5, 2002.

$4.8 billion plan to fight global AIDS. San Francisco Chronicle. Barcelona, Spain. Friday, July 5, 2002.

Circumcision horror in South Africa: brutality, murder, violence, and circumcision.

Fourth initiate dies. African Eye News Service. Modimolle, South Africa. Thursday, August 1, 2002.

Circumcision leaves 24 dead, 100 in hospital. The Star. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Wednesday, July 17, 2002.

A plague on culture. [opinion]. Natal Witness. Pietermaritzburg, South Africa. Monday, July 15, 2002.

Parents of initiation boys face arrest. Business Day. South Africa. Monday, July 15, 2002.

A bit mundane and a little more light. [opinion]. City Press. South Africa. Saturday, July 13, 2002.

Fourteen dead after initiation rituals in S. Africa. The Times of India. Johannesburg, South Africa. Friday, July 5, 2002.

Mungo Soggot. Six die in South African initiations. The Guardian. London, United Kingdom. Thursday, July 4, 2002.

Initiate, 42, dies in E Cape. South African Press Association. Johannesburg, South Africa. Thursday, July 4, 2002.

Limpopo rescues 630 initiates. African Eye News Service. Polokwane, South Africa. Wednesday, July 3, 2002.

Take boys home, parents urged. South African Press Association. Johannesburg, South Africa. Wednesday, July 3, 2002.

Grisly initiation rite. New Zealand Herald. Johannesburg, South Africa. Wednesday, July 3, 2002.

Sixth Heidelberg initiate dies. South African Press Association. Johannesburg, South Africa. Tuesday, July 2, 2002.

13 initiates in Umtata hospital. South African Press Association. Johannesburg, South Africa. Tuesday, July 2, 2002.

Initiation school horror spreads: Child feared dead in new case. Natal Witness. Pietermaritzburg, South Africa. Monday, July 1, 2002.

Initiation deaths: New fears over missing boy. The Star. Johannesburg, South Africa. Sunday, June 30, 2002.

Initiation schools closed. South African Press Association. Polokwane, South Africa. Friday, June 28, 2002.

Baldwin Ndaba. Mother of dead initiate barred from funeral. The Saturday Star. Johannesburg, South Africa. Friday, June 28, 2002.

"They wanted us to eat his heart". South African Press Association. Johannesburg, South Africa. Wednesday, June 26, 2002.

South African youths die during rituals. BBC News. London, United Kingdom. Wednesday, June 26, 2002.

Five teens die during initiation. Natal Witness. Pietermaritzburg, South Africa. Wednesday, June 26, 2002.

Baby dies after circumcision. South African Press Association. Johannesburg, South Africa. Wednesday, June 26, 2002.

Initiation hell: 5 dead, 18 live to tell tale. South African Press Association. Johannesburg, South Africa. Tuesday, June 25, 2002.

Girls hospitalized after female genital mutilation. East African Standard. Nairobi, Kenya. Monday, June 24, 2002.

North Carolina group fights state funding for circumcisions. Washington Post, A2. Washington, DC, USA. Sunday, June 23, 2002.

Circumcision debate hits state. Charlotte Observer. Charlotte, North Carolina, USA. Tuesday, June 18, 2002.

Arizona rightly ended funds for circumcisions. East Valley/Scottsdale Tribune. Mesa/Scottsdale, Arizona, USA. Friday, June 14, 2002.

One in five kids suffers anxiety. Canberra Times. Canberra, ACT, Australia. Friday, June 14, 2002.

Meeting draws media, protest. Boston Globe, A41. Boston, Massachusetts, USA. Friday, June 14, 2002.

Initiation laws needed. South African Press Association. South Africa. Wednesday, June 12, 2002.

Making the cut. Independent Weekly. Raleigh, North Carolina, USA. Wednesday, June 12, 2002.

Bob Ivry. Sacred practice or unnecessary procedure?. The Record. Bergen, New Jersey, USA. Sunday, June 9, 2002.

Patient's penis cut by 1.5cm. South African Press Association. Taipei, Taiwan. Friday, June 7, 2002.

Jail sentences possible for illegal circumcision school operators. South African Press Association. Johannesburg, South Africa. Friday, May 31, 2002.

Is circumcision in males necessary?. The Bulletin. Manila, Philippines. Tuesday, May 28, 2002.

Sixty percent of primary age children not enrolled. All-Africa.com. Guinea Bissau. Thursday, May 23, 2002.

Circumcision payments denied as Senate seeks to save $400K. Arizona Star. Tucson, Arizona, USA. Saturday, May 18, 2002.

The FGM debate again! [Editorial]. The Independent. Banjul, Gambia. Friday, May 17, 2002.

Circumcision same as removing healthy breasts, fingers at birth. Medical Post, 2002;38(19). Toronto, Canada. Tuesday, May 14, 2002.

Offensive against sex mutilation. Norway Post. Bærum, Norway. Tuesday, May 14, 2002.

House uses prisoner releases, school cuts to help balance budget. Arizona Daily Sun. Flagstaff, Arizona, USA. Friday, May 10, 2002.

Open letter to Governor and General Assembly. The Independent. Raleigh, North Carolina, USA. May 8–14, 2002.

Two studies look at circumcision's effect on sex. Reuters Health. New York, NY, USA. Tuesday, May 7, 2002.

Safe haven opens for women in Kenya. Reuters News Service. Kenya. Tuesday, April 9, 2002.

Circumcision victim's bid to help others. The Canberra Times. Canberra, ACT, Australia. Sunday, March 31, 2002.

Sask. college wants circumcision rates reduced: MDs should know they can refuse to perform procedure. The Medical Post, 2002;38(11). Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada. Monday, March 18, 2002.

6,000 girls reportedly circumcised every day. Reuters News Service. London, United Kingdom. Friday, March 8, 2002.

Dr. Gifford-Jones. Circumcision, the unkindest cut. Canoe.ca. Canada. Monday, March 4, 2002.

Local circumcision rates lead world. Digital Chosun. South Korea. Tuesday, February 26, 2002.

Circumcisions no longer necessary: Sask. doctors. Regina Leader Post. Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada. Thursday, February 21, 2002.

Parents charged in circumcision of daughter remain in custody. National Post. Don Mills, Ontario, Canada. Saturday, February 16, 2002.

Parents charged after girl circumcised. Toronto Sun. Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Friday, February 15, 2002.

Board fines doctor for mistake. The Ledger. Lakeland, Florida, USA. Wednesday, February 6, 2002.

Doctor before board over penis surgery. The Age. Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. Monday, February 4, 2002.

Prosecutor General to consider possible charges in botched circumcision case. Helsingin Sanomat, International Edition. Helsinki, Finland. Tuesday, January 29, 2002.

Korean circumcision rising, in emulation of West. Reuters Health. New York, NY, USA. Monday, January 21, 2002.

Moi bans circumcision of girls. The Nation. Nairobi, Kenya. Thursday, December 13, 2001.

Maximum sentence is sought for rabbi in Internet sex case. Miami Herald. Miami, Florida, USA. Thursday, December 13, 2001.

Human rights violations: CHRAJ Commissioner calls for tougher action. Ghanaian Chronicle. Accra, Ghana. Tuesday, December 11, 2001.

Botched circumcisions: 24 in hospital. News24. Queenstown, South Africa. Monday, December 10, 2001.

Girl forcibly circumcised without her consent. African Church Information Service. Nairobi, Kenya. Monday, December 3, 2001.

The last rites. Time. Nairobi, Kenya. Monday, December 3, 2001.

The Penis Page: David Llewellyn became involved in "penile law" when he brought a lawsuit for wrongful circumcision. Penthouse, p.120. USA. Saturday, December 1, 2001.

Patient died "because surgeon guessed dose". The Daily Telegraph. United Kingdom. Friday, November 30, 2001.

Italy outlines health spending cutbacks. Reuters Health. Florence, Italy. Monday, November 26, 2001.

Circumcision dangers spelled out. BBC News. London, United Kingdom. Thursday, November 22, 2001.

The first cut. The Listener, pp. 31-32. New Zealand. Saturday, November 17, 2001.

Traditional leaders vow to defy traditional circumcision act. East Cape News. Grahamstown, South Africa. Friday, October 26, 2001.

Bisho legislature passes bill on regulating circumcision. East Cape News. Grahamstown, South Africa. Thursday, October 25, 2001.

Julie Robotham. You can leave your hat on, boys, but it's not cut and dried. Sydney Morning Herald. Sydney, NSW, Australia. Saturday, October 20, 2001.

Carrie A. Moore. Is circumcision outdated ritual?. Deseret News. Salt Lake City, Utah, USA. Saturday, October 6, 2001.

Sweden regulates male circumcision

Circumcision cut in Sweden. South African Press Association. Capetown, South Africa. Monday, October 1, 2001.

Sweden restricts circumcisions. BBC News. London, United Kingdom. Monday, October 1, 2001.

Law on circumcision arouses protests. Svenska Dagbladet. Sweden. Monday, October 1, 2001.

New rules for circumcision. Radio Sweden. Sweden. Monday, October 1, 2001.

Fighting for foreskin: An Ontario doctor is crusading to have circumcision criminalized—just like female genital mutilation. The Medical Post, 2001;37(29). Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Tuesday, September 4, 2001.

Debates rage over circumcision bill. East Cape News. Grahamstown, South Africa. Tuesday, September 4, 2001.

Radical circumcision bill goes before the people. East Cape News. Grahamstown, Eastern Cape Province, South Africa. Saturday, September 1, 2001.

Bungling surgeon struck off. The Telegraph. London, United Kingdom. Saturday, August 25, 2001.

Danger of botched home circumcisions a problem for low-income Muslim families. Helsingin Sanomat. Helsinki, Finland. Friday, August 24, 2001.

A case of disciplinary action by the UK General Medical Council against two doctors

Circumcisions "were botched by retired doctor". The Independent. London, United Kingdom. Tuesday, August 14, 2001.

Newcastle mohel denies GMC charge. Jewish Chronicle. London, United Kingdom. Saturday, August 18, 2001.

Circumcision doctors "abused position". BBC News. London, United Kingdom. Tuesday, August 21, 2001.

GP guilty of misconduct in circumcision referral. The Independent. London, United Kingdom. Wednesday, August 22, 2001.

Botched circumcisions send four boys to hospital in Kuopio. Helsingin Sanomat. Kuopio, Finland. Tuesday, August 21, 2001.

UK doctors given guidelines on female circumcision. Reuters Health. London, United Kingdom. Monday, August 20, 2001.

11-year-old dies after botched circumcision. Daily Mail and Guardian. Bushbuckridge, South Africa. Thursday, August 16, 2001.

Mothers "coerced" by family doctor. The Telegraph. London, United Kingdom. Tuesday, August 14, 2001.

Call to cut misconduct at circumcision schools. Daily Mail and Guardian. Pietersburg, South Africa. Friday, August 10, 2001.

Uncontrolled circumcision "rites" in Libode shocks government. East Cape News. Grahamstown, Eastern Cape Province, South Africa. Thursday, August 2, 2001.

Hospitals struggle against odds to treat septic initiates. East Cape News. Grahamstown, Eastern Cape Province, South Africa. Wednesday, August 1, 2001.

Rita Rubin. Circumcision rate increases in Midwest. USA Today. Washington, DC, USA. Wednesday, August 1, 2001.

Circumcision success celebrated in Mpumalang. African Eye News Service. Mpumalang, South Africa. Tuesday, July 31, 2001.

Infant circumcision: The debate over parents' rights, human rights and the right to choose. The New Mexican. Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA. Monday, July 30, 2001.

New circumcision laws in pipeline. South African Broadcasting Corporation. Johannesburg, South Africa. Monday, July 30, 2001.

Agreement reached in circumicision case. The Wichita Eagle. Wichita, Kansas, USA. Wednesday, July 25, 2001.

Dumile Meintjies. Health Department to employ iingcibi in bid to curb deaths. East Cape News. Grahamstown, South Africa. Tuesday, July 24, 2001.

Is there a place for a scalpel in the bush?. The Sowetan. Johannesburg, South Africa. Wednesday, July 18, 2001.

Couple separate over circumcision. Reuters News Service. Wichita, Kansas, USA. Friday, July 13, 2001.

Wichitans fight over their son's circumcision. The Wichita Eagle. Wichita, Kansas, USA. Friday, July 13, 2001.

Dumisane Lubisi. Eighth initiation school student dies in Northern Province. African Eye News Service. Tzaneen, South Africa. Thursday, July 12, 2001.

Makhudu Sefara. Top doctor urges pre-initiation school medical checks. The Sowetan. Johannesburg, South Africa. Wednesday, July 11, 2001.

Boy bleeds to death after circumcision. News24. Thohoyandou, Northern Province, South Africa. Tuesday, June 26, 2001.

"Circumcision is abuse". Ha'aretz. Tel Aviv, Israel. Sunday, June 17, 2001.

Boy awarded $1.42 million for botched circumcision. Sacramento Bee. Sacramento, California, USA. Saturday, June 9, 2001.

$1.4M awarded for botched circumcision. Santa Cruz Sentinel. Santa Cruz, California, USA. Saturday, June 9, 2001.

Jews protest Swedish circumcision restriction. Reuters News Service. New York, NY, USA. Thursday, June 7, 2001.

Gersh Kuntzman. Live and uncut: With circumcision rates dropping in America, some squeamish Jews are trying out a bloodless Bris. New York Magazine. New York, NY, USA. Monday, May 21, 2001.

Doctor on death charge. Newcastle Journal. County Durham, United Kingdom. Friday, April 27, 2001.

Woman circumcised by ex-husband awarded $35,000. The Advocate, 1B-2B. Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA. Tuesday, April 10, 2001.

"Male circumcision is also mutilation". Dagens Nyheter. Uppsala, Sweden. Friday, March 16, 2001.

Suing over circumcision: Man says lack of foreskin hurts sex life. ABC News. USA. Monday, March 12, 2001.

Dumisane Lubisi. Circumcision rites contribute to dismal pass rates. African Eye News Service. South Africa. Monday, March 12, 2001.

Sex life not good? Sue!. Newsweek Web. USA. Monday, February 26, 2001.

Julie Remy. Canada debates validity of male circumcision. Reuters News Service. Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Monday, February 26, 2001.

Guidelines seek to limit pain in newborns. Reuters Health. New York, NY, USA. Wednesday, February 21, 2001.

Tissue consent an issue. Edmonton Sun. Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Monday, February 19, 2001.

Circumcision is against the Charter, group says. National Post, A1. Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Monday, February 12, 2001.

Annika Sohlander. Omskuren treåring dog av bedövning [Circumcised three-year-old died from anaesthesia]. Aftonbladet. Stockholm, Sweden. Friday, February 9, 2001.

Restoring what's missing. Pioneer Planet. Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minnesota, USA. Thursday, February 1, 2001.

Terror attacks in the name of religion. Sydney Morning Herald. Sydney, NSW, Australia. Saturday, January 27, 2001.

The Matthew Price case in New Jersey

Accord not to circumcise son still leaves heated legal debate. Newark Star-Ledger. Newark, New Jersey, USA. Thursday, January 25, 2001.

Circumcision case settled, parent quiet on details. Courier News. Bridgewater, New Jersey, USA. Thursday, January 25, 2001.

Judge delays hearing on toddler. Newark Star-Ledger. Newark, New Jersey, USA. Tuesday, December 5, 2000.

Hearing on boy's surgery public. Courier-News. Bridgewater, New Jersey, USA. Tuesday, December 5, 2000.

Mother's battle to circumcise is in court. Newark Star-Ledger. Newark, New Jersey, USA. Sunday, December 3, 2000.

Trial could set legal precedent. Courier-News, Somerset County section. Bridgewater, New Jersey, USA. Sunday, December 3, 2000.

New ruling is sought on circumcision. Newark Star-Ledger. Newark, New Jersey, USA. Friday, October 13, 2000.

Circumcision of boy, 3, postponed. Courier-News. Bridgewater, New Jersey, USA. Thursday, October 12, 2000.

Girls beat dad in court circumcision battle. Independent Online News. Nairobi, Kenya. Wednesday, January 24, 2001.

Human rights panel voices concern over circumcision. National Post. Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Wednesday, January 17, 2001.

Yvonne Martin. Foreskin lament for babies. The Press. Canterbury, New Zealand. Saturday, January 13, 2001.

More men are trying to get back what the surgeon once removed. The Post. St. Louis, Missouri, USA. Friday, January 12, 2001.

Celia Milne. Weighing the foreskin's value. The Medical Post, 2001;37(1). Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Tuesday, January 9, 2001.

$80,000 settlement to circumcised boy. Patriot Ledger. Quincy, Massachusetts, USA. Friday, January 5, 2001.

Cruel cut leaves injury trail. Sunday Herald-Sun, :22. Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. Sunday, December 31, 2000.

"Intactivists" seek to undo a long-practiced ritual. The Wall Street Journal, A1. Concord, California, USA. Thursday, December 28, 2000.

Serviceman sues over doc's "unkind" cut at birth. New York Post. New York, NY, USA. Saturday, December 23, 2000.

Lin Sampson. A rite that went wrong: In the wake of a recent spate of initiation deaths, Lin Sampson tells the story of Nzuzu Mbavane, one boy who didn't survive the transition to manhood. Sunday Times. South Africa. Sunday, December 17, 2000.

Chege Mbitiru. Kenyans: End genital mutilation. Associated Press. Nairobi, Kenya. Thursday, December 14, 2000.

Judy Siegel. Court ruling threatens traditional circumcision. The Jerusalem Post. Jerusalem, Israel. Wednesday, December 13, 2000.

The Sixth International Symposium on Sexual Mutilations in Sydney, Australia, 7–9 December 2000

Ephrat Livni. Mutilation medicine?: Circumcision symposium questions an ancient practice. ABC News. New York, NY, USA. Sunday, December 10, 2000.

Circumcision is sexual assault, says psychologist. The Times of India. Sydney, NSW, Australia. Friday, December 8, 2000.

Conference hears calls for banning of circumcision. The Age. Sydney, NSW, Australia. Thursday, December 7, 2000.

Men scarred by circumcision. NOCIRC press release. Sydney, NSW, Australia. Thursday, December 7, 2000.

Mncedi Mkokeli. Bill to regulate circumcision expected. City Press—The People's Paper. Eastern Cape Province, South Africa. Saturday, November 25, 2000.

Heidi J. Gleit. Unlicensed mohel suspected of injuring infants. The Jerusalem Post. Jerusalem, Israel. Thursday, November 9, 2000.

Misdiagnosis may lead to needless circumcisions in UK. Reuters News Service. New York, NY, USA. Friday, September 29, 2000.

Doctor is arrested over death of patient. The Times. London, United Kingdom. Saturday, September 16, 2000.

The unkindest cut. Beacon Journal. Akron, Ohio, USA. Tuesday, September 12, 2000.

Medical community, parents, debate the necessity of circumcision. The Daily Camera. Boulder, Colorado, USA. Monday, August 21, 2000.

Betamethasone is safe, efficacious, and economical treatment for phimosis. Reuters News Service. USA. Monday, August 14, 2000.

Judy Siegel. Baby recovers from `brit mila' amputation. The Jerusalem Post. Afula, Israel. Monday, August 14, 2000.

Teen critical after circumcision goes wrong. Reuters News Service. Nairobi, Kenya. Wednesday, August 9, 2000.

Most penile adhesions resolve spontaneously after neonatal circumcision. Reuters News Service. Westport, Connecticut, USA. Thursday, August 3, 2000.

Jamie Talan. Newborns and chronic pain study: Pain during first days may lead to sensitivity as adult. Newsday. Long Island, New York, USA. Friday, July 28, 2000.

Rosemarie Milsom. It's a snip: Circumcision used to be regarded as routine. But as debate rages over its benefits, the majority of new parents are now saying no thanks. Sunday Life!, [Sunday Age magazine section]. Melbourne, Australia. Sunday, July 23, 2000.

Circumcisions drop in Manitoba. Manitoba Health. Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. July 2000.

Circumcision tragedy in South Africa. BBC News. South Africa. Friday, June 30, 2000.

Ouch! Boys lose too much in circumcision slip. Reuters News Service. Ankara, Turkey. Friday, June 9, 2000.

Sophie Radice. Rough cut: What do you do when your doctor tells you your son should be circumcised?. The Guardian. London, United Kingdom. Sunday, May 28, 2000.

Jack Boulware. Foreskin success: Despite a flap over penis reconstruction, an Australian conference concludes that doctors can rebuild them.. Salon Magazine. Friday, May 12, 2000.

Australians argue for ban on circumcision. Medical Post, Volume 36, Number 18. Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Tuesday, May 9, 2000.

Charles W. Henderson. Staphylococcus rash in babies linked to health care workers. Tuberculosis & Airborne Disease Weekly. North Carolina, USA. Tuesday, April 4, 2000.

Michelle Milhollon. Patient for heart bypass sues over circumcision. The Advocate, 11A. Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA. Friday, March 17, 2000.

Betrayed by doctors and lawyers in Alaska, Sweets find justice through Seattle malpractice attorney. Johnson Flora PLLC [press release]. Seattle, Washington, USA. Wednesday, March 8, 2000.

Internet threat to Israel, say rabbis: Torah sages ban Internet use. Ha'aretz. Israel. Friday, January 7, 2000.

Botched circumcision kills boys. The Guardian. London, United Kingdom. Friday, January 7, 2000.

The cruel cut that ruined a man's life. Sunday Times. Perth, Western Australia, Australia. Sunday, December 26, 1999.

Muslim father loses court battle. The Guardian. London, United Kingdom. Friday, November 26, 1999.

Coming soon to a theatre near you: The circumcision debate heats up with an explicit new video. The National Post, B1-B3. Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Friday, October 22, 1999.

HIV-killing proteins found in tears. Associated Press. Washington, DC, USA. Tuesday, March 16, 1999.

Sibusiso Bubesi. Boy threatened with death after investigation into circumcision camps. Sunday Times. Johannesburg, South Africa. Sunday, March 14, 1999.

American Academy of Pediatrics releases new policy statement on circumcision (March 1, 1999)

Circumcision not recommended. American Medical News. USA. March 1999.

Sharon Kirkey. New report debunks health benefits of circumcision. The Ottawa Citizen. Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Friday, December 4, 1998.

Sex operation pilot settles for £800,000. The Daily Telegraph. London, United Kingdom. Friday, November 27, 1998.

Circumcision that didn't heal kills boy. Associated Press. Cleveland, Ohio, USA. Tuesday, October 20, 1998.

Separated at birth: Did circumcision ruin your sex life?. Men's Health. USA. July/August 1998.

Susan Williamson and Rachel Nowak. The truth about women: A new anatomical study shows there is more to the clitoris than anyone ever thought. New Scientist. USA. Saturday, August 1, 1998.

Jeremy Laurance, health editor. Call to end "criminal" infant circumcision. The Independent. United Kingdom. Monday, July 13, 1998.

Sara Joan Lowen. Rethinking a custom: Circumcision is no longer an automatic decision for parents. US News. USA. Monday, June 15, 1998.

Michael Deacher. Ego: Circumcision. Icon Thoughtstyle, Magazine for Men. New York, NY, USA. April 1998.

Barbara Crossette. Mutilation seen as risk for the girls of immigrants. The New York Times. New York, NY, USA. Monday, March 23, 1998.

Alexander Cockburn. "Snip Snip". Anderson Valley Advertiser. Boonville, California, USA. Wednesday, March 18, 1998.

No skin off my son: Study shows circumcised boys are prone to penis problems. Sex and Health, Volume 14 No. 3, Page 3. Emmaus, Pennsylvania, USA. March 1998.

FGM in Egypt

Mae Ghalwash. Egypt's high court upholds ban on female circumcision. Associated Press. Cairo, Egypt. Monday, December 29, 1997.

Cairo court scraps government ban on circumcising girls. Reuters News Service. Cairo, Egypt. Tuesday, June 24, 1997.

Egyptian girl dies before circumcision operation. Reuters News Service. Cairo, Egypt. Saturday, June 21, 1997.

Anesthetic for circumcision urged. Reuters News Service. New York, NY, USA. Tuesday, December 23, 1997.

Foreskins: Seek elsewhere for infants' urinary tract infections. Physician's Weekly. New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. Monday, December 22, 1997.

Recent developments in Canada!:

Make painkiller use during circumcision mandatory, MD urges. The Ottawa Citizen. Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Wednesday, October 22, 1997.

Rabbi urges gentler circumcisions. The Ottawa Citizen. Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Tuesday, October 21, 1997.

Les Sillars. Furious debate over foreskins: A medical ethicist challenges parents' right to authorize circumcision. Alberta Report, Pages 34-35. Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Monday, November 17, 1997.

Sharon Kirkey. Circumcising baby boys "criminal assault": Ethicist says society must consider ban. The Ottawa Citizen. Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Friday, October 17, 1997.

Sharon Kirkey. U.S. anti-circumcision activist cheers Canadian's attack on practice. The Ottawa Citizen. Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Saturday, October 18, 1997.

Doctors warned on snip risks. Sydney Morning Herald. Sydney, NSW, Australia. Saturday, October 4, 1997.

Paul Fleiss MD. Where is my foreskin?: The case against circumcision. Mothering, 36–45. USA. Winter 1997.

Court strikes down religion immunity: Justices say law that limits regulations wrongly alters scope of First Amendment. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA. Thursday, June 26, 1997.

Maura Lerner. North Dakota woman challenges male circumcision. Twin Cities Star Tribune. Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minnesota, USA. Monday, May 19, 1997.

Australian surgeon calls for a snip in funds for circumcision. Deutsche Presse-Agentur. Sydney, NSW, Australia. Tuesday, May 13, 1997.

Deborah Pearce. Unethical studies hide tissue issue. Victoria Times Colonist. Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. Friday, May 2, 1997.

Benefits of circumcision limited. American Medical Association [press release]. USA. Tuesday, April 1, 1997.

Reinventing the regulation of human tissue. Food and Drug Administration. Washington, DC, USA. Friday, February 28, 1997.

Sharon Bass. Circumcision persists despite doctors' disapproval. Maine Times, Vol 29 no. 9. Portland, Maine, USA. January 2–8, 1997.

Tug of taboos: African genital rite vs. American law. New York Times. USA. Saturday, December 28, 1996.

Doctors required to use anaesthesia for circumcision. Australian Associated Press. Sydney, NSW, Australia. Monday, December 16, 1996.

Circumcision fight goes on. Saint Paul Pioneer Press, p.19A. Saint Paul, Minnesota, USA. Thursday, December 5, 1996.

Tim Hammond. Opposes circumcision for males, too. American Medical News, [Letters]. USA. Monday, December 2, 1996.

Neil Kaneshiro. Symbolic incision a possible alternative to mutilating female circumcision. American Medical News, [Letters]. USA. Monday, December 2, 1996.

Greg Toppo. Circumcision reversal gains in popularity. The New Mexican, page C1. Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA. Friday, November 29, 1996.

Rodney Porter. Pressure group calls for end to male circumcision. Nursing Times. United Kingdom. Wednesday, November 27, 1996.

Institute of Medicine calls for change in American attitudes towards sexuality. UPI. Washington, DC, USA. Tuesday, November 19, 1996.

Chris LaMorte. Boys and their hoods. Denver Westword, Vol. 20 no. 12. Denver, Colorado, USA. November 14–20, 1996.

Ouch! Access TV Portland to air anti-circumcision film. Casco Bay Weekly. Portland, Maine, USA. Thursday, November 14, 1996.

Heads up: Protecting the circumcised penis. Men's Confidential, Vol.12, Number 11. USA. November 1996.

Doctor testifies surgeon secretly circumcised woman. The Advocate, 2B. Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA. Wednesday, October 30, 1996.

Tom Brune. Refugees' beliefs don't travel well: Compromise plan on circumcision of girls gets little support. Chicago Tribune. Chicago, Illinois, USA. Monday, October 28, 1996.

AMA efforts advance ban on female circumcision; culturally sensitive public education urged. American Medical News, Vol 39 No 40. USA. Monday, October 28, 1996.

Congress bans genital rite. New York Times, A1. USA. Saturday, October 12, 1996.

Activists declare war on circumcision. Forward, Vol. C no. 31,101. New York, NY, Friday, October 11, 1996.

Robert B. Gunnison. Wilson signs legislation forbidding genital mutilation of girls: The practice has appeared among recent immigrants. San Francisco Chronicle. San Francisco, California, USA. Tuesday, September 24, 1996.

Botched circumcisions lead to arrest for murder. British Medical Journal, Vol 313 No 7058, page 647. United Kingdom. Saturday, September 14, 1996.

Harborview debates issue of circumcision of Muslim girls. Seattle Times. Seattle, Washington, USA. Friday, September 13, 1996.

A refugee escapes from Togo, body intact but family torn. New York Times. New York, NY, USA. Wednesday, September 11, 1996.

Hindus sue hospital over circumcision. Montgomery Advertiser. Montgomery, Alabama, USA. Friday, September 6, 1996.

Leigh Taylor Ellis. Reversing circumcision: Before and after. Whole Life Times, Issue #172. Malibu, California, USA. August 1996.

The Penis Page: Facts & phalluses of America's favorite organ. Penthouse. USA. August 1996.

David Flusfeder. The first cut. The Guardian. United Kingdom. Saturday, August 31, 1996.

Second Egyptian girl, 14, dies during circumcision. Sunday Advocate. Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA. Sunday, August 25, 1996.

Neil MacFarquhar. Mutilation of Egyptian girls: Despite ban, it goes on. New York Times. Minya el Qamh, Egypt. Thursday, August 8, 1996.

Brian Lindamood. A new covenant. Columbus Alive, Volume 13 Number 32. Columbus, Ohio, USA. August 7–13, 1996.

More from South Africa:

"Bush surgeon" released on bail. Eastern Province Herald. Port Elizabeth, South Africa. Thursday, August 1, 1996.

Julian Rademeyer. Initiation "doctor" in court today. Eastern Province Herald. Port Elizabeth, South Africa. Wednesday, July 31, 1996.

Manhunt in Pondo circumcision crisis. Eastern Province Herald. Port Elizabeth, South Africa. Tuesday, July 23, 1996.

E Cape to act after death of Xhosa initiates. Eastern Province Herald. Port Elizabeth, South Africa. Monday, July 22, 1996.

Initiation horror as four dead. Eastern Province Herald. Port Elizabeth, South Africa. Friday, July 19, 1996.

Circumcision: Time to rethink. Eastern Province Herald, [Editorial]. South Africa. Tuesday, July 23, 1996.

Veterinarians should vote to outlaw inhumane cosmetic surgery on dogs. Columbus Dispatch, 7A. Columbus, Ohio, USA. Saturday, July 16, 2996.

Egyptian girl, 11, dies following circumcision. The Advocate. Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA. Monday, July 15, 1996.

Egyptian girl, 11, dies following circumcision. ?. Cairo, Egypt. Sunday, July 14, 1996.

The circumcision decision. Buffalo News—Lifestyles. Buffalo, New York, USA. Thursday, July 18, 1996.

INS ruling on genital mutilation hailed. Reuters NewMedia. USA. Sunday, July 14, 1996.

Anti-circumcision group offers new research findings. Syracuse Herald Journal. Syracuse, New York, USA. Thursday, June 13, 1996.

Suit says circumcision law reflects gender bias. Bismarck Tribune. Bismarck, North Dakota, USA. Saturday, June 8, 1996.

Suit claims N.D. genital mutilation law biased. The Forum. Fargo, North Dakota, USA. Friday, June 7, 1996.

Genital mutilation has no place in society. Miami Herald. Miami, Florida, USA. Tuesday, June 4, 1996.

Alan Meyers, MD. Newborns feel pain. New York Times, [Letters to the editor]. New York, NY, USA. Wednesday, May 29, 1996.

Statement of Australian College of Paediatrics: Doctor warning on circumcision. Courier Mail. Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. Wednesday, May 29, 1996.

Kevin Helliker. Anxious parents question merits of circumcision. Wall Street Journal. New York, NY, USA. Tuesday, May 28, 1996.

Circumcision is a human rights issue. New York Times, [Letters to the editor]. USA. Saturday, May 25, 1996.

Lawn Griffiths. Males, too, face the unkindest cut of all. Mesa Tribune. Phoenix, Arizona, USA. Sunday, May 12, 1996.

Parents must weigh pros and cons of circumcision. Intelligencer Journal. Lancaster, Pennsylvania, USA. Tuesday, May 7, 1996.

Circumcision yielding skin for ulcerous feet. Commercial Appeal. Memphis, Tennessee, USA. Tuesday, May 7, 1996.

World Medical Association decision on male circumcision. Reuters News Service. Friday, April 26, 1996.

Anita Quigley. Circumcise warning to parents. Herald Sun. Australia. Monday, May 13, 1996.

Circumcised boys may sue. The Health Law Update, Volume 1, Number 4, Pages 1-2. Australia. Friday, February 23, 1996.

Clinic agrees to pay $1.2 million. Fox Television News and Associated Press. New York, NY, USA. Thursday, November 30, 1995.

Raymond Bernatchez. Circumcision: If necessary... But not necessarily!. Montreal La Presse, [translation]. Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Sunday, November 26, 1995.

$1,200,000 settlement for negligent circumcision: Mohel declares bankruptcy. CIRP. Bronx County, New York, USA. Wednesday, November 22, 1995.

Richard DeSeabra, Director, NORM of New York City. Chronicle of the 1995 AAP Convention. CIRP. San Francisco, California, October 1995.

A rite to drop. British Medical Journal, Volume 311, No. 7008, pages 816-817. United Kingdom. Saturday, September 23, 1995.

Under the knife: Circumcision rates have fallen dramatically. Toronto Star, C4. Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Monday, September 11, 1995.

$10,000 reward for information leading to the recovery of the Providence Hospital medical records of Jacob Sweet or information leading to the discovery of the person or persons responsible for the loss or destruction of Jacob's records. Anchorage Daily News. Anchorage, USA. Tuesday, August 8, 1995.

Boy's death to be probed: Physician is suspended. Houston Chronicle. Houston, Texas, USA. Friday, July 28, 1995.

Nurses condemn circumcision. Vancouver, British Columbia, B2. Canada. Monday, April 10, 1995.

Christopher Middleton. The snipper: Christopher Middleton talks to the "mohel" of Golders Green. The Independent Magazine. London, United Kingdom. Saturday, August 20, 1994.

Baby bleeds to death after circumcision. Miami Herald. Miami, Florida, USA. Monday, June 21, 1993.

24 nurses at hospital boycott circumcision. The Denver Post. Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA. Friday, January 29, 1993.

Boy in coma most of his 6 years dies. The Associated Press. Spartanburg, South Carolina, USA. Friday, July 10, 1992.

Behind the Northside baby case settlement. Fulton County Daily Report. Atlanta, Georgia, USA. Wednesday, March 13, 1991.

$22.8 million in botched circumcision. Atlanta Constitution. Atlanta, Georgia, USA. Tuesday, March 12, 1991.

Ayse Sarioglu. Turkey's circumcision king savors boom. Reuters News Service. Ankara, Turkey. Sunday, August 19, 1990.

James Trager. Forget those headlines about circumcision: AAP is against routine circumcision. Medical Tribune, 30:16. USA. Thursday, June 8, 1989.

The age-old question of circumcision. Boston Globe, 41–43. Boston, Massachusetts, USA. Monday, June 22, 1987.

Parents charged. San Francisco Examiner, B-17. Los Angeles, California, USA. Friday, November 28, 1986.

Family gets $2.75 million in wrongful surgery suit. Lake Charles American Press. Lake Charles, Louisiana, USA. Wednesday, May 28, 1986.

Grand jury to probe death of baby after circumcision. Des Moines Register. Des Moines, Iowa, USA. Saturday, November 20, 1982.

A son's rite: Circumcision is unnecessary. Time Magazine. USA. Monday, August 31, 1981.

Family Is awarded $850,000 for circumcision accident. The New York Times. New York, New York, USA. Sunday, November 2, 1975.

Child awarded damages. Regina Leader Post. Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada. Saturday, November 1, 1975.

John Foley, MD. The unkindest cut of all. FACT Magazine, Volume 3, Number 4: Pages 2-9. USA. July–August, 1966.

Medical Societies: Melbourne Pædiatric Society. Medical Journal of Australia, Volume 1, pp. 603-604. Melbourne, Australia. Saturday, April 25, 1953.

Death from Circumcision. The New York Times. New York, New York, USA. Friday, April 23, 1858.

Death from the operation of circumcision. The New York Times. New York, New York, USA. Tuesday, December 16, 1856.


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A weekly news bulletin compiled by Richard Angell, Jun 1994 - Jul 1996


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