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MUI pushes govt to circumcise girls

  • The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Tue, January 22 2013 | 09:41 am

PREMIUM The Indonesian Ulema Council (MUI) is bucking a United Nation’s campaign to ban female circumcision, demanding that the government keep the practice legal.

MUI deputy secretary-general Amirsyah Tambunan told reporters at a press conference on Monday that the government should continue to allow female circumcision, calling it a constitutional right.

“Circumcision is a part of the ...

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