Tuesday, July 31, 2018
From BBC News:
A Spanish court has jailed a woman for five years for going into hiding with her two sons rather than hand them to the father, whom she accused of abuse.
Juana Rivas has also been stripped of custody rights for six years and told to pay hefty legal costs.
Spanish politicians and women's groups have criticised the verdict.
The long-running custody battle for the boys - now aged 12 and four - has become a rallying point in Spain's battle against gender violence.
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