Genital Mutilation Update, Ctd

Mar 8 2012 @ 5:09pm

Ah, Dish readers. There is a precedent for grown men kissing, if not sucking, a child's penis (mutilated under Islamic as well as Jewish tradition). And in this case, it meant an initial conviction of gross sexual assault – which was then overturned. An Afghani immigrant repeatedly kissed his son's wingwang, and took photos of such:

Kargar's witnesses, all relatively recent emigrants from Afghanistan, testified that kissing a son's penis is common in Afghanistan, that it is done to show love for the child, and that it is the same whether the penis is kissed or entirely put into the mouth because there are no sexual feelings involved.