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NICARAGUA Court Downgrades Rape to "Fit of Passion"

July 27, 2011

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Fátima Hernández at a protest in front of the Supreme Court. Credit:Oscar Sánchez/IPS By José Adán Silva MANAGUA, Jul 25, 2011 (IPS) – The rape of a young woman that has become a symbolic case in Nicaragua was ruled a “crime of passion” by the Supreme Court in a verdict that is suspected to have […]

NICARAGUA Court Downgrades Rape to "Fit of Passion"

July 27, 2011

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Fátima Hernández at a protest in front of the Supreme Court. Credit:Oscar Sánchez/IPS By José Adán Silva MANAGUA, Jul 25, 2011 (IPS) – The rape of a young woman that has become a symbolic case in Nicaragua was ruled a “crime of passion” by the Supreme Court in a verdict that is suspected to have […]