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'This is a Catholic country': Woman dies of septicaemia after being refused an abortion in Irish hospital

Publié par Clifford Armion le 15/11/2012

David Mickitrick

The death in Ireland of a woman whose repeated requests for an abortion were turned down - reportedly because “this is a Catholic country” - has sparked international protests and condemnation.
In Dublin more than a thousand people staged a demonstration outside the Irish parliament amid calls for an independent inquiry into the death.
Savita Halappanavar, a dentist of Indian origin, died in a hospital in Galway city last month from complications when a termination of her pregnancy was delayed after she had been miscarrying for several days. She was 27.
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"'This is a Catholic country': Woman dies of septicaemia after being refused an abortion in Irish hospital ", La Clé des Langues [en ligne], Lyon, ENS de LYON/DGESCO (ISSN 2107-7029), novembre 2012. Consulté le 28/09/2020. URL: http://cle.ens-lyon.fr/anglais/archives/archives-revue-de-presse/this-is-a-catholic-country-woman-dies-of-septicaemia-after-being-refused-an-abortion-in-irish-hospital-