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Egyptian doctor facing trial over female genital mutilation death

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In a first for Egypt, a doctor will be tried for performing female genital mutilation surgery on a girl who then died of complications. Dr. Raslan Fadl performed the procedure on 13-year-old Soheir al-Batea, who died from an allergic reaction to penicillin afterwards. The trial should call attention to the dangerous procedure, which involves cutting off the clitoral hood, clitoris and labia and...

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