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Caesarean mum says she is suffering 'like an animal'

An Italian woman whose daughter will be adopted in the UK after a court ordered caesarian saw her give birth in this country has spoken about how she is "suffering like an animal."

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Separation of mother and baby 'stuff of nightmares'

The director of human rights organisation Liberty has strongly condemned those responsible for forcibly removing a baby from its mother's womb, describing the incident as "the stuff of nightmares".

Please God there's more to this, but at first blush this is dystopian science-fiction unworthy of a democracy like ours. Forced surgery and separation of mother and infant is the stuff of nightmares that those responsible will struggle to defend in courts of law and decency.

– Shami Chakrabarti, Director of Liberty

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