EGYPT: Dr. and father of girl who died during FGM have both been acquitted, dashing hopes for a nationwide crackdown.
A Very Sad Outcome: The lawyer who pushed for Dr. Fadl’s prosecution, Reda al-Danbouki, said the verdict contradicted the evidence presented in court. Though Fadl denied committing FGM, a report prepared by Egypt’s forensic authority “proved what happened in the genital area of the girl was a clear circumcision operation”, Danbouki claimed. Suad Abu-Dayyeh, regional…
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