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If this is not a human rights violation, I don't know what is.(pictures)*GRAPHIC*

post #1 of 65
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I found this image online, its an image of a young boy being circumcised with a combination of old surgical instruments, and working tools. The worst part is the image is from a stock photo news site, with no mention of the picture in a negative way.

If this is not a human rights violation, I don't know what is:
http://www.daylife.com/photo/06Xc2Sh1Dlgds

Then there is this one from the same site with a boy is crying as adults remove his clothing before he is forcibly circumcised. Again, no negative comments about the image in the description.

http://www.daylife.com/photo/01BW6DF1Ly6GL
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post #3 of 65
Absolutely disgusting.
post #4 of 65
Good God. Is there nothing some people won't justify?!
post #5 of 65
I used to work for an Iranian doctor who remembers his own circumcision. (He's an OB, BTW....and he doesn't circ babies).

He said that in his culture, they normally waited until the boys were 6 or 7. The procedure was "easier" that way, since most boys are retracted by then. He said the local barber did the circs, and used a straight razor. Then the boy's penis was wrapped in a towel and he was told to "go play."

post #6 of 65
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Originally Posted by AutumnMama View Post
Good God. Is there nothing some people won't justify?!

No doubt. It's heartbreaking, the maternal feelings (mama bear) those pictures invoke is unreal.
post #7 of 65
Please put a BIG warning on this post...something like "***WARNING, EXTREMELY DISTURBING***". Thank you.
post #8 of 65
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Originally Posted by savvybabygrace View Post
Please put a BIG warning on this post...something like "***WARNING, EXTREMELY DISTURBING***". Thank you.
I thought I covered that when I gave a detailed description of the pictures and that it was a "human rights violation". Is that not enough of a warning? Should I add more?
post #9 of 65
I am absolutely positively disgusted by circumcision and anyone who performs it or condones it. Horrible and unforgivable.
Bless the sweet dear children who must endure this torture and torment.
post #10 of 65
I gasped out loud so hard my cat came running to comfort me.
post #11 of 65
So sick and sad and heartbreaking...unbelievable.
post #12 of 65
Omg omg omg...

omg.
post #13 of 65
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Originally Posted by perspective View Post
I thought I covered that when I gave a detailed description of the pictures and that it was a "human rights violation". Is that not enough of a warning? Should I add more?
Yes, really, you should make it very, very clear above the link something like WARNING: EXTREMELY GRAPHIC

From the description I somehow took
Quote:
image of a young boy being circumcised with a combination of old surgical instruments, and working tools
as: image of a young boy about to be circumcised with a combination of old surgical instruments, and working tools



Horrible and shameful that these photos don't elicit the response they should throughout the world.
post #14 of 65
Oh I think I might pass out.

How on EARTH could someone participate in this?!?!

... going to snuggle my guys right now...
post #15 of 65
Honestly....it's a forum about circumcision. I would assume that any links provided that contain pictures would be graphic and/or possibly disturbing.
post #16 of 65
Oh no. I'm not even going to look.
post #17 of 65
The fact that she said she posted links to pictures of a circumcision pretty much covers it. We all know circumcision is disturbing. She was very clear, not sure what you all expected when you clicked on those links?
post #18 of 65
Oh god, I couldn't even look. My heart breaks for the poor little boy(s) who go through this... And we wonder why men have so many emotional issues.
post #19 of 65
So by waiting until they were older and it was retracted...does this affect the pain level?
post #20 of 65
poor babies...
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