In a rare move, 200 march for abortion rights in Angola

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In a rare move, 200 march for abortion rights in Angola

Agence France-Presse

March 18, 2017

About 200 demonstrators protested under heavy police surveillance in the Angolan capital Luanda on Saturday against a draft law criminalizing all abortions.

The proposed new penal code has been sharply criticized, including by Isabel dos Santos, reported to be the richest woman in Africa and the daughter of veteran President Jose Eduardo dos Santos.

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