Salvador clears rape victim of killing baby: lawyer

Salvador clears rape victim of killing baby: lawyerAn appeals court in El Salvador on Monday acquitted a 21-year-old rape victim accused of killing her stillborn baby, in a case closely watched by rights groups. The court in San Salvador overturned a 30-year sentence imposed on Evelyn Hernandez, who was convicted under the Central American country’s strict anti-abortion laws in 2017. Hernandez gave birth in April 2016 in the bathroom of her home in the central Cuscatlan region.



Yahoo News – Latest News & Headlines