El Salvador frees three women convicted of abortions

  • Women demand the government free women prisoners who are serving 30-year prison sentences for having an abortion, in 2017 outside court in San Salvador, El Salvador. (AP Photo/Salvador Melendez, File)

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — President Nayib Bukele’s government has freed three Salvadoran women who were sentenced to 30 years in prison under the nation’s strict anti-abortion laws after suffering obstetric emergencies, according to abortion rights groups.