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El Salvador: Pardon for woman jailed for miscarriage, a triumph of justice

Headline Title:  El Salvador: Pardon for woman jailed for miscarriage, a triumph of justice 22 January 2015 A pardon granted by El Salvador’s Parliamentary Assembly to a young woman imprisoned after suffering a miscarriage is a triumph of justice and gives hope to the other 15 women languishing in jail on similar charges, said Amnesty International.In 2007 “Guadalupe” received a 30 year jail sentence after authorities wrongly suspected she had terminated her pregnancy. She was only 18 years old.“With this decision, El Salvador has undone a terrible injustice. Guadalupe should have…

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