US ‘dark money’ groups behind Mississippi abortion case spend millions overseas

Groups behind a Supreme Court test case that threatens the constitutional right to abortion in the US are targeting Europe and Latin America too US conservative groups behind a Supreme Court legal battle that could shape the future of American abortion rights have spent at least $28m around the world between 2016 and 2019 on campaigns against women’s andContinue reading “US ‘dark money’ groups behind Mississippi abortion case spend millions overseas”

El Salvador violated rights of woman who had abortion and died in prison, court rules

The Inter-American Court of Human Rights ruled on Tuesday that El Salvador had violated the rights of a woman who was sent to prison for breaching the country’s tough abortion laws and died while serving her 30-year sentence. An El Salvador court sentenced the woman only identified as Manuela in 2008 for aggravated homicide afterContinue reading “El Salvador violated rights of woman who had abortion and died in prison, court rules”

Let’s talk about public health at the border and inconsistency – Beau of the Fifth Column

Misinformation: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver

John Oliver discusses how misinformation spreads among immigrant diaspora communities, how little some platforms have done to stop it, and, most importantly, how to have a very good morning.

Salvadoran woman freed from jail after 30-year abortion sentence

A Salvadoran woman who had served nearly a third of her 30-year prison sentence on charges of terminating her pregnancy and violating El Salvador’s harsh abortion ban was released on Monday, activists said. Sara Rogel was arrested in October 2012 after going to a hospital with bleeding injuries caused by what she said was aContinue reading “Salvadoran woman freed from jail after 30-year abortion sentence”

Supreme Court rules against immigrants in TPS who entered the U.S. illegally

The Supreme Court ruled unanimously Monday that immigrants who acquired a temporary stay in the U.S. for humanitarian reasons are ineligible to become permanent residents if they entered the country illegally, CNN reports. Why it matters: About 400,000 people from 12 countries live in the United States under Temporary Protected Status. The designation shields people who haveContinue reading “Supreme Court rules against immigrants in TPS who entered the U.S. illegally”

Up to 40 bodies, mostly women, found buried on ex-cop’s property in El Salvador

El Salvador officials said on Thursday they were excavating graves discovered at the house of a former police officer that contained as many as 40 bodies, most of them believed to be women. Exhuming all the bodies could take another month, authorities said. The remains of at least 24 people have been recovered so far atContinue reading “Up to 40 bodies, mostly women, found buried on ex-cop’s property in El Salvador”

Ten bodies found on former El Salvador police officer’s property

Seven women and three children found buried on ex-policeman’s property after he was arrested for two other murders. The buried bodies of seven women and three children were discovered on the property of a former police officer in El Salvador. Hugo Osorio Chavez Osorio, 51, is being investigated on suspicion of sex crimes and 13Continue reading “Ten bodies found on former El Salvador police officer’s property”

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