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IACHR concerned about sterilization of women in US migration centers

An organization that promotes the defense of human rights in America has also urged the US government to “immediately end forced sterilizations, to investigate the facts quickly and to punish those responsible.

The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) expressed “great concern” this Wednesday after reports of sterilization and medical malpractice to migrant women in a detention center in the United States.

“The IACHR recalls that the State has an obligation to guarantee the life and integrity of the people under its jurisdiction and to obtain prior, free and full consent before carrying out any medical intervention, including surgical sterilization,” said that commission through your social network account Twitter, cited by the agency Efe.

The organization that promotes the defense of human rights in America also urged the American State to “immediately end forced sterilizations, to quickly investigate the facts, to sanction as responsible persons and to take measures to prevent repetition, guaranteeing access effective justice for those affected “.

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