Mother, midwife and sheikh guilty in Australia’s first genital mutilation trial


Sydney Morning Herald, November 12, 2015 – 1:53PM

A retired nurse and the mother of two young girls have each been found guilty of carrying out female genital mutilation in Australia’s first prosecution of an FGM case.

A sheikh, Shabbir Mohammedbhai Vaziri, was found guilty of being an accessory after the fact.
All three were members of the Dawoodi Bohra Shia Muslim community

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By J Pope

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