Male Circumcision

Though I Keep Getting Detained, I'll Never Stop Being an Activist

Maikel Nabil Sanad | Posted 10.13.2014 | Canada Impact
Maikel Nabil Sanad

I was sitting on a bench inside the military court that day, accompanied by a military intelligence agent, waiting for my military judge to arrive in the courtroom. It was a spring day, in April 2011, just few months after the revolution started. It was the fifth time I was detained in Egypt because of my activism. It isn't that I can understand the situations of people facing injustice from afar, I can feel their pain, because it's my pain as well.

Israeli Mom Fined $149 A Day For Refusing Son's Circumcision

CBC | Posted 01.26.2014 | Canada Living

An Israeli woman has been ordered by a religious court to have her baby son circumcised or else pay a fine of $149 Cdn for every day he stays uncircum...

Circumcision Benefits Outweigh Risks, Say Doctors

CP | Lindsey Tanner, The Associated Press | Posted 10.26.2012 | Canada Living

CHICAGO - The nation's most influential pediatricians group says the health benefits of circumcision in newborn boys outweigh any risks and insurance ...

'Intactivists' To Protest Circumcision Practice In Vancouver This Weekend

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 08.16.2012 | Canada British Columbia

In a march taking place in Vancouver this weekend, people who believe forced circumcision on both male and female newborns is wrong -- known as 'intac...

Male Circumcision is Not Mutilation, Period.

Sheryl Saperia | Posted 09.02.2012 | Canada
Sheryl Saperia

A regional court in Cologne, Germany has effectively banned the circumcision of young boys, subject only to medical exception. Such a position has been proposed by various individuals and groups throughout the Western world, and can be refuted along several lines. Male circumcision does not belong in genital mutilation category so long as both parents consent to the procedure and, most importantly, it is performed competently.