El Salvador: Release ‘the 17’ women in El Salvador

A series of pardon requests for a group of 17 Salvadoran women jailed with extremely long sentences for pregnancy-related offences after flawed and unfair trials is now coming up for decision in the Legislative Assembly. “Guadalupe”, the first of such cases, is due to be voted on again on 21 January. The members of the Assembly have the power to set her and other women free.

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