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Australia to Fly Somali Refugee from Nauru for Abortion

A Somali refugee who alleged she was raped in Nauru will be flown to Australia for a second time to potentially have an abortion, Australia's government said Wednesday, a day after the United Nations' human rights agency demanded she get another opportunity to have her 15-week pregnancy terminated. The case of the 23-year-old woman, known by the pseudonym Abyan, has amplified criticism of the Australian government's policy of refusing to allow asylum seekers who arrive by boat...

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