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El Salvador must reverse “terrible injustice” and free woman imprisoned for having a miscarriage

Headline Title:  El Salvador must free woman imprisoned for having a miscarriage 21 January 2015 El Salvador’s Legislative Assembly must vote today to overturn horrifying injustice and pardon a woman imprisoned for 30 years after having a miscarriage, said Amnesty International today. “Guadalupe” was just 18-years-old when she was imprisoned in 2007. She received a 30 year sentence after authorities suspected she could have actively terminated her pregnancy.  Members already voted on 16 January and “Guadalupe” lost her plea by just one vote. They will vote again today. “Today…

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