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El Salvador: Further information: Beatriz given caesarean ...
7 June 2013

Beatriz's doctors performed a caesarean section on 3 June, ending her pregnancy. Beatriz's life is no longer in imminent danger and no further action ...

Urgent Action       AMR 29/007/2013

Amnesty International | El Salvador: After Beatriz, no more ...
4 June 2013

No woman should be denied lifesaving medical treatment – including abortion if necessary –, Amnesty International said after the Salvadoran authorities ...

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El Salvador: After Beatriz, no more women must suffer ...
4 June 2013

El Salvador's government on Monday administered an early caesarean section to stop a woman from dying because of complications posed by a non ...

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El Salvador: Government must act immediately to save young ...
31 May 2013

El Salvador's Minister of Health suggested an early cesarean section could be performed to preserve the health and life of a seriously ill pregnant woman ...

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El Salvador: Government must meet commitment to Beatriz
31 May 2013

The Inter-American Court of Human Rights has issued protective measures for Beatriz, ordering the Salvadoran government to urgently provide the medical ...

Urgent Action       AMR 29/006/2013

Amnesty International | El Salvador: Government must act ...
31 May 2013

Swift medical action is desperately needed to save a young woman's life, Amnesty International said after El Salvador's Minister of Health suggested ...

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El Salvador: 'Shameful' court ruling places Beatriz's life in ...
30 May 2013

The decision by the Constitutional Chamber of El Salvador's Supreme Court of Justice to deny Beatriz her appeal for access to a therapeutic abortion ...

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Amnesty International | El Salvador: 'Shameful' court ruling ...
30 May 2013

Yesterday's decision by the Constitutional Chamber of El Salvador's Supreme Court of Justice to deny Beatriz her appeal for access to a therapeutic ...

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El Salvador: Supreme Court toys with young mother's life ...
17 May 2013

El Salvador's Supreme Court has, once again, put off a ruling on whether or not to allow a severely ill pregnant woman to have an abortion.

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El Salvador: Beatriz in need as authorities just stand by
15 May 2013

Beatriz is still waiting for the Salvadoran authorities to provide her with the medical treatment she urgently needs to safeguard her life and health. The ...

Urgent Action       AMR 29/005/2013