How long will Sweden have the will to continue to proseecute such cases? Clash of Civilizations Update: “Man jailed for daughter’s circumcision,” from Sweden’s The Local, with thanks to Twostellas:
A man who arranged for his daughter to be circumcised has been jailed for four years by Gothenburg District Court.
The man was found guilty of taking his daughter to Somalia to have her genitals mutilated. The case was the first prosecution under a Swedish law against female circumcision introduced back in 1982.
The man, a 41-year old Swedish citizen who has lived in the country since the eighties, had denied the charges against him. He said that other people had carried out the crime on his daughter, who was 12-years old when the procedure took place last year….
The father has been told to pay compensation for 300,000 kronor to his daughter. She had demanded 650,000 kronor.