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Northern Ireland: Amnesty Welcomes Landmark Court Decision on Abortion Law


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Northern Ireland: Amnesty Welcomes Landmark Court Decision on Abortion Law

BELFAST - Amnesty International has welcomed today’s Belfast High Court decision in a Judicial Review case which found that laws governing abortion in Northern Ireland in cases of serious malformation of the foetus and sexual crime are in breach of Article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights.

Judge Mr Justice Mark Horner told Belfast High Court that women’s human rights were being breached by current laws:

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