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Lithuania’s top court acquits two women in home birth case

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Lithuania’s Supreme Court on Tuesday acquitted two women in a home birth case, in a ruling that is final and binding. The hearing was observed by several hundred supporters of home birth, who filled the courtroom and surrounding spaces. Midwife Jurgita Inga Svediene and Dalia Jakaite, having medical education, were charged with engaging in illicit economic, financial, commercial or professional activity. The case against Jakaite was dropped and the court…