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Bolivia jail battle brews over child custody

Prisoners say they will fight government plans to remove their children from jail.

Last Modified: 28 Jun 2013 11:02
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Bolivia says it will remove children over the age of six who are living in prison with their parents.

The announcement followed public outrage over the rape of a 12-year-old girl, allegedly by her inmate father.

But prisoners say they won't lose custody of their children without a fight.

Al Jazeera's Mereana Hond reports

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