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Christopher Chope

In defence of Christopher Chope

February 14, 2019 No Comments

Well-meaning laws, nodded through without scrutiny, can have terrible consequences.

Old Bailey FGM trial

Thoughts on the Old Bailey FGM case

February 14, 2019 No Comments

By Barbara Hewson, Barrister

Campaigners and politicians have made much of the recent conviction

Aus trial not Mutilation

Verdict: Female circumcision is not mutilation

September 24, 2018 Comments Off on Verdict: Female circumcision is not mutilation

In Australia, in 2015, three Dawoodi Bohras (a small Shia Muslim sect) were convicted