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Pro-lifers removed for protesting outside EU Human Rights meeting
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.- Police removed a group of 15 Spanish Right to Life advocates gathered outside the Queen Sofia Museum in Madrid, the site where the European Human Rights Commission was conducting a meeting.

The pro-life protestors were carrying signs reading, “What about my rights?” alongside pictures of a baby at 13 weeks of gestation.  Police forced them to leave the area outside the building where the meeting was taking place.

The president of the watchdog organization “HazteOir.org,” Ignacio Arsuaga, said the police humiliated the group of peaceful protestors, “solely because they were showing the European ministers how (Spanish President Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero) treats the right to life in Spain.” 

President Zapatero has given support to laws permitting abortion up to the 14th week of pregnancy.

Arsuaga also urged pro-lifers to participate in the March for Life that will take place March 7 in hundreds of cities across Spain.

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