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Friday, November 16, 2012

Indians Express Outrage Over Death of Woman Denied Abortion in Ireland

The Los Angeles Times: Outrage in India over death of woman denied an abortion in Ireland, by Emily Alpert:

Outrage over the death of an Indian woman denied an abortion in Ireland resounded in her home country this week, as politicians and her grieving parents demanded changes in Irish laws. 

"We should lodge a very strong protest with the Irish authorities as they are responsible for committing a crime which resulted in loss of a human life," politician Brinda Karat told the Press Trust of India. “They preferred to sacrifice the young woman's life rather than to do something which [would] have gone against their religious belief." . . .

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