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Bohra Muslim leader speech urging FGM is 'huge disappointment' for India campaign
Reuters India

Bohra leader urging female genital mutilation is huge disappoi...

A speech by the spiritual leader of the Dawoodi Bohra community, in which he appears to be urging followers in India to continue the practice of female genital mutilation (FGM), has angered and upset campaigners trying to end the centuries-old ... Hindustan Times, 1 week ago
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Mumbai Mirror

Clarify on circumcision, Bohras appeal to Syedna

MUMBAI: Reacting to the audio clip that has been going around in which the Dawoodi Bohra spiritual head Syedna Mufaddal Saifuddin made indirect references to the act of khatna (female circumcision) and urged people to continue with the act, groups ...
 Times of India6 days ago Succession battle for the Bohra community's religious head seat gets murkier  Mumbai Mirror3 weeks ago Khuzaima Qutbuddin, claimant to the Boh... Khuzaima Qutbuddin, claimant to the Bohra throne, passes away  Mumbai Mirror3 weeks ago Dawoodi Bohras leader Khuzaima Qutbuddin's last rites in Thane on Sunday  Indian Express4 weeks ago
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Mumbai Mirror

Men In India, Pakistan Joining Campaigns To End FGM In Dawoodi Bohra Community

Facebook Twitter Email Print Home Global Health Policy Kaiser Daily Global Health Policy Report March 18, 2016 Men In India, Pakistan Joining Campaigns To End FGM In Dawoodi BohraCommunity Mar 18, 2016 Thomson Reuters Foundation : ...
 Kaiser Network.org1 month ago Bohras spam an anti-FGM campaign with obscenities  Mumbai Mirror3 weeks ago Campaign Against Female Genital Mutilation, 'Khatna' Generates Thousands Of Supporters From Across India  Indiatimes1 month ago Men join campaign against female genital mutilation  Asian Age1 month ago
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Rival Bohra leader to be buried in India

Mumbai: Khuzaima Qutbuddin, the 53rd Dai-al-Mutlaq (spiritual head) of the breakaway faction of the Dawoodi Bohras, who died in California, US, last Thursday, will be buried in India, his son and successor, Taher Fakhruddin, confirmed. "We are ...
 Times of India1 month ago

Rival Dawoodi Bohra leader may fight on

Taher Fakhruddin, son and successor to Khuzaima Qutbuddin, may challenge Syedna Mufaddal Saifuddin’s claim to be the spiritual head of one million Dawoodi Bohras.
 Times of India1 month ago
Mid Day

Syedna title claimant, Khuzaima Qutbuddin laid to rest

Khuzaima Qutbuddin, the claimant to the title of Syedna, or the spiritual leader of the Dawoodi Bohra community, who passed away in California on March 31, was on Sunday laid to rest here. His son Taher Fakhruddin will be his successor. Leading the funeral ...
 Business Standard3 weeks ago Following Khuzaima Qutbuddin's death, battle for supremacy in Bohra community takes a new turn  Mid Day1 month ago Bohri Syedna title claimant, Khuzaima Qutbuddin's funeral on Sunday  Mid Day4 weeks ago
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Al Jazeera

Fighting female genital mutilation among India's Bohra

FGM: girl-children of Dawoodi Bohra sect are the only Muslim women in India systematically and forcefully mutilated. Mumbai, India - About 40 years ago at the age of seven, Masooma Ranalvi was lured to a dark alley in a decrepit-looking building by ...
 Al Jazeera2 months ago Indian Muslim Journalist Aarefa Johari Leads Campaign Against Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) Among Bohra Muslims  Memri.org1 week ago mid-day editorial: Stand up for women's #RightToPleasure  Mid Day2 days ago Online petition against practice of female genital mutilation in India  International Business Times India1 month ago
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Eyebrows raised after top Mumbai cleric refe...

MUMBAI: Efforts may be on to end the practice of female genital mutilation that young girls in the Dawoodi Bohra community are made to undergo in India but their spiritual leader may not be convinced yet as he went on to publicly encourage the act ...
 Times of India1 week ago Eyebrows raised after Syedna refers to female circumcision  Times of India1 week ago

A new sect emerges from the Bohra succession battle

The article below represents a preview only and is not meant for reuse or republishing. Mumbai, April 11 -- On Sunday, the body of Khuzaima Qutbuddin, the claimant to the spiritual leadership of the Dawoodi Bohras, was buried in the compound of his ...
 HT Syndication3 weeks ago
Mumbai Mirror

Bohras unite in Khuzaima's death

BySunil Baghel & Jyoti Shelar Sunil Baghel & Jyoti Shelar , Mumbai Mirror | Apr 2, 2016, 12.23 AM IST The community, already divided over loyalties to Khuzaima Qutbuddin and Syedna Mufaddal Saifuddin, comes together to condemn stray incidents ...
 Mumbai Mirror1 month ago
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