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The free mass Circumcision festival in Indonesia highlights a problem

by | 10th, May 2012

IN Indonesia a free mass circumcision sponsored by state-owned gas company PGN in Medan, North Sumatra, Indonesia, has made us wince. It’s performed in accordance with Muslim law. Indonesia boasts more Muslims than any other 240million. But the  Jakarta Globe  reports that not just Muslims are losing their foreskins.

Indonesia’s media has been buzzing with news that the Government intends to force every male in Papua New Guinea to get the snip.  This is, says a local named wonk Edison Muabuay, a Jayapura administration official, intended to combat the spread of AIDS. There is talk of  “compelling evidence”  that not having foreskin makes you less likely

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