Parents Vs. the State Muslims and Jews Outraged by Circumcision Ruling

Leaders of Germany's Jewish and Muslim communities have criticized a court ruling they fear could make circumcision a punishable offense in the country. Only 10 percent of German boys are circumcised, but the issue of whether parents should be able to decide if their children undergo the procedure remains divisive.
A shop window in Berlin's Kreuzberg district displays special clothing for circumcision celebrations in Germany's Muslim community.

A shop window in Berlin's Kreuzberg district displays special clothing for circumcision celebrations in Germany's Muslim community.

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