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Wednesday 26 November 2014

Press headlines for Savita case

"Denied abortion Indian woman dies in Ireland; Probe ordered."

... Irish authorities launched an investigation on Wednesday into the death of a woman whose family say she was refused an abortion despite serious risk to her own life,"

-- TIMES OF INDIA

"Irish abortion debate flares over death of critically ill woman who was denied an abortion."

-- WASHINGTON POST

"Not a happy Diwali for family of dead Hindu woman denied abortion in 'Catholic' Ireland"

.... A blogger drew attention to the fact that Hindus are celebrating Diwali, which is the festival of light, the most joyous in the Hindu calendar and said it was "heartbreaking" to see a YouTube video of Savita on Diwali in 2010 "breaking out the Bollywood moves with her husband".

- FRANCE 24

"Savita Halappanavar, death, Irish woman denied abortion dies from blood poisoning."

... The debate over legalising abortion in Ireland flared after the government confirmed that a woman in the midst of a miscarriage was refused an abortion and died in an Irish hospital after suffering from blood poisoning, it said.

-- HUFFINGTONPOST. COM

"Irish probe death of woman after report she was refused abortion."

.... The death of Savita had once again placed abortion centre stage in Ireland, which restricts access to abortions, it said.

-- BLOOMBERG

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