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She was sentenced to 30 years for abortion in El Salvador — and is now free

By Mark A. Bonta / September 6, 2019 / Comments Off on She was sentenced to 30 years for abortion in El Salvador — and is now free

Evelyn Hernandez, who at age 18 was sentenced to 30 years in prison in El Salvador for homicide after miscarrying, has been released after serving 33 months in jail. Under El Salvador’s draconian anti-abortion laws, the court found that the miscarriage was actually an intentional abortion and an attempt to hide the evidence. Yet a […]

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