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mutilation

myooh tuh lay shuhn

  • n  an injury that causes disfigurement or that deprives you of a limb or other important body part

  • If a law criminalizing the mutilation gets pushed through by Iraqi Kurds, it will be the first of its kind in the Middle East.
  • When Sir Charles Warren, the Scotland Yard chief, arrived at one of the murder-mutilation scenes, he ordered that writing chalked on a nearby wallpresumably by the killerbe .
  • This kind of cosmetic surgery can interfere with advocates' ability to fight forced ritual mutilation in places like Africa, where the practice is still common, says Taina Bien .
News & Articles

  • Woman Finds Two Mutilated Dogs on Her Property
    KNIGHTS LANDING— Yolo County Animal Services is investigating the mutilation of two dogs that were dumped on the property of a Knights Landing resident. Cyndi Immel found the dead dogs. She says the dogs are being captured and decapitated. The …
    June 9, 2013 - FOX40 Sacramento
  • Man tries to kill self on 'Today' show plaza
    @SirAnduck via Twitter A man tried to commit suicide this morning on the "Today" show plaza. A deranged man — with a history of self-mutilation — ranted about the IRS and then tried to kill himself outside of "Today" show studios in Rockefeller Center this morning, witnesses and authorities said. Queens resident...
    June 6, 2013 - New York Post
Quotes

  • Asha-Rose Migiro in Mathaba.Net
    If we can come together for a sustained push, female genital mutilation can vanish within a generation,said UN Deputy Secretary General Asha-Rose Migiro during the launch. "But this goal demands both increased resources and strengthened...
  • Michael Mukasey in Minneapolis Star Tribune
    The board based its analysis on a false premise: that female genital mutilation is a one-time act that cannot be repeated on the same woman,Mukasey wrote in his order. "As several courts have recognized, female genital mutilation is indeed...
  • Michael Ranneberger in Forbes
    Stated in its starkest terms, there are mothers, wives, sisters and daughters who are dead today and who will die tomorrow specifically because of the practice of female genital mutilation,Ranneberger said in a recent speech.

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