Court upholds Salvadoran woman's 30-year sentence after stillbirth

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Court upholds Salvadoran woman's 30-year sentence after stillbirth

A Salvadoran court on Wednesday upheld a 30-year prison sentence being served by a woman whose miscarriage in 2007 was prosecuted as homicide under draconian anti-abortion laws.

The San Salvador tribunal rejected an appeal filed by Teodora Vasquez, 34, who has already spent a decade behind bars.

"The tribunal has reached the conclusion that the

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