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6083

Islamic Scholar Tariq Ramadan: Female Circumcision Not in the Quran, but Part of Our Tradition; Discussion Should Be Internal, Not Cued by MEMRI

June 12, 2017

Islamic Scholar Tariq Ramadan: Female Circumcision Not in the Quran, but Part of Our Tradition; Discussion Should Be Internal, Not Cued by MEMRI

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02:56
Source:
The Internet - "Tariq Ramadan on Facebook"
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Oxford University Professor Tariq Ramadan said that while he did not support FGM, one could not deny that it was part of the Prophetic tradition. Responding to the recent controversy surrounding Virginia-based Imam Shaker Elsayed's endorsement of female circumcision (see https://www.memri.org/tv/dar-al-hijrah-mosque-fairfax-virginia-fgm-prevents-hypersexuality), Ramadan said that people should not be fired "just to be on the safe side," on the basis of clips by MEMRI, which, he alleged, "distort...

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