El Salvador’s Pardon Of Woman Imprisoned For Miscarriage Should Prompt Review Of Similar Cases, U.N. Says

U.N. News Centre: El Salvador’s pardon for woman jailed for miscarriage should pave way for review of similar sentences — U.N. experts
“The decision by El Salvador to pardon a woman convicted of aggravated homicide after suffering a miscarriage must ‘mark a turning point’ for the authorities to review the sentences against all women jailed for pregnancy-related complications, a group of United Nations human rights experts said [Wednesday]…” (1/28).

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