Ireland abortion debate

Death of Indian dentist, who was denied termination though she was miscarrying, continues to make waves.

    The death of an Indian dentist who was refused a termination even though she was miscarrying, continues to make waves in Ireland.

    Savita Halappanavar's death due to septicemia last month has reignited the controversial debate of abortion. Thousands of pro-abortion rights campaigners have been marching in cities across Ireland.

    Al Jazeera's Rory Challands reports from Dublin.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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