Ali Selim: ‘I condemn FGM. I totally apologise for the confusion’

Ireland“Ali Selim regrets the controversy that followed his comments on female genital mutilation (FGM). But, he says, the furore was not all of his own creation. The spokesman for the Islamic Cultural Centre in Clonskeagh, Dublin and its Imam, Shaykh Hussein Halawa, came under fire after Dr Selim, on RTÉ’s Prime Time, apparently made a distinction between FGM and female circumcision …” (more)

[Patsy McGarry, Irish Times, 19 February]

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