It is nearly always carried out on minors and is a violation of the rights of children.
The practice also violates a person's rights to health, security and physical integrity, the right to be free from torture and cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment, and the right to life when the procedure results in death.
” We agreed that I go to him, as I live in a very stuffy building on the Upper East Side of New York and Harvey’s reputation has taken a beating of late.We then chatted about his life and how he had lost not only his business and reputation, but also his family, his homes, and was now facing prison.Actually he is facing life in prison because at 66 years of age and not in good health, even five years in an American jail is a death sentence.“You’re nuts not to do it, it’s a great story, just think of all the babes and stars you’ve had, you’ll be a star in no time…” or words to that effect. His office is a small one just above Cipriani’s across Grand Central station.A pretty German secretary came down and took me straight to him. Ben Brafman, his lawyer, joined us and Harvey gave me the exclusive.