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Savita Halappanavar's father thanks Irish voters for 'historic' abortion vote

Father of woman who died of sepsis after being denied abortion in Ireland says he very happy at projected result of referendum• Irish abortion referendum results - liveThe father of Savita Halappanavar, the 31-year-old dentist who died of sepsis in 2012 after being denied an abortion during a protracted miscarriage, has said he is “very happy” at the projected result of Ireland’s referendum.Speaking to the Guardian by phone from his home in Karnataka, south-west India, Andanappa Yalagi said: “We’ve got justice for Savita, and what happened to her will not...

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Published By: theguardian.com - Saturday, 26 May