Grand Mufti of Egypt Ali Gomaa denounces female circumcision and calls the practice a punishable offense following an international Islamic conference of scholars

Fatwa, posted 4.22.2010, from Egypt, in:
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Grand Mufti of Egypt Ali Gomaa denounces female circumcision and calls the practice a punishable offense following an international Islamic conference of scholars

The international conference of scholars concerning a ban on abuse of the female body was held on 1st and 2nd Du al-Qi