Where Human Rights Collide Circumcision Debate Has Berlin Searching for Answers

A fierce debate over circumcision has been raging in Germany for weeks and has caught Chancellor Merkel's government off guard. Berlin is now hoping to introduce a law regulating the practice, but it is a delicate issue due to the religious passions involved. It could take years before it is resolved. By SPIEGEL Staff
Translated from the German by Christopher Sultan