Panel to look into death of pregnant Indian woman in Mexico
Posted: Thursday, April 17, 2014
The National Human Rights Commission
in Mexico launched an investigation into the death of a pregnant Indian woman.
In a press release
, the commission said a 20-year old Mixtec
woman and her eight-month-old child died in March after being refused medical care. The woman allegedly waited five hours before suffering a heart attack and respiratory failure.
In a case from 2013, a 29-year-old Mazatec
woman gave birth on the lawn outside of a clinic. She had tried to enter the clinic but the doors were apparently locked, the commission said in a press release
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