"Nothing in Islam forbids clitorectomy," said Saad al-Katatni, president of Egypt's main opposition group, the Muslim Brotherhood.
Female genital mutilation can cause death through hemorrhaging and later complications during childbirth. It also carries risks of infection, urinary tract problems and mental trauma. Al Arabiya, June 7, 2008) (hat tip Ali Haider)
Last week I posted that Muslim Brotherhood Saad Al Katani was elected to Egypt’s first Islamic parliament speaker.
Mubarak had banned these barbarians. Now they rule. According to the illustrious historian and Human Rights commission Geneva NGO David Littman, over 95% of the women in Egypt have been clitorectomized (more here and here). I guess we can now look forward to 100%.
(Mohammed Abu Zaid/Associated Press) - Saad el-Katatni, secretary general for the Muslim Brotherhood’s Freedom and Justice Party, right, attends a press conference in Cairo, Egypt, Monday, Jan. 16, 2012. El-Katatni, secretary general of the influential Muslim Brotherhood political arm, has been selected Monday by a number of Islamic to hold the post when the parliament convenes on Jan. 23. (hat tip WaPo)January 2011 flashback to a Sandmonkey tweet that was retweeted by Mona Eltahawy, another Egyptian protest lover who was subsequently sexually attacked at one of these "freedom" protests. Of course, I disagreed with Sandmonkey and had my public falling out with him over my insistence that the Muslim Brotherhood was very much a major player in the overthrow of Mubarak and whatever freedom Egyptians had enjoyed under his government.
Flashback January 2011:
As I predicted by Atlas in January 2011, the Islamic supremacist killers have swept the elections in Egypt. Even then the Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood leader was ululating"Prepare for War with Israel"
How the left was deriding me for questioning big media's narrative of freedom lovers and democracy (here, too). So why isn't this splashed across the newspages, front pages and broadcast news ledes across the country? Instead, these spineless, gutless wonders slithered back under their rocks.