N Ireland: Probe urged into reports of abducted babies

Human rights groups are calling for a public inquiry into church-run homes in Northern Ireland after reports that babies of unmarried women and girls were taken from them for adoption and forced to work in laundries.

    Human rights groups are calling for a public inquiry into church-run homes in Northern Ireland after reports that babies of unmarried women and girls were taken from them for adoption and forced to work in laundries.

    Some of the victims were reunited with their children only decades later.

    Amnesty International says it was a violation of human rights.

    Al Jazeera's Tony Birtley reports from Belfast.


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