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Women’s challenge to Irish abortion laws to be heard this week

Ireland’s abortion law will be challenged by three women in the European Court of Human Rights on Wednesday.

5th December, 2009

Ireland’s abortion law will be challenged by three women in the European Court of Human Rights on Wednesday.

The case of A, B and C against Ireland, lodged in July 2005, will be heard by the court’s Grand Chamber, reflecting the political and legal significance of the case.

The applicants are three women who live in Ireland: two are Irish nationals and one is Lithuanian. They are objecting to the restrictions on...

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