Latest News for: Recife legal


Groups Rally at Brazilian Hospital to Protest Abortion for 10-Year-Old Rape Victim

The Daily Telegraph Australia 18 Aug 2020
She was eventually taken to Recife, where her pregnancy was terminated on Monday, August 17 ... According to G1 Globo, the Health Department of Pernambuco said that the procedure in Recife was carried out with judicial authorization from Espírito Santo, the girl’s hometown, and said all legal parameters were followed in the case.

Brazil: outcry as religious extremists harass child seeking abortion

The Observer 17 Aug 2020
Yet despite this, the child was forced to fly more than 900 miles to the north-eastern city of Recife for the procedure, following a highly politicized legal battle which saw one hospital in the girl’s home state refuse to treat her ... Aníbal, a Recife-based feminist campaigner.

‘We Can’t Take It Anymore.’ How the Death of a 5-Year-Old Boy Has Spurred Brazil’s ...

Time Magazine 17 Jul 2020
Sérgio Hacker, the mayor of the small town near the city of Recife, his wife Sarí Corte Real and their two children ... The building Miguel fell from was one of two luxury apartment blocks called “the Twin towers,” which have been the target of controversy and legal battles around overdevelopment in Recife.
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