Dutch abortionists NGO Women of Waves, who bill themselves as an “Organization using a Dutch ship to provide abortion services in countries where this is difficult or illegal,” were expelled from Guatemala after a three day stay.
said they [Women of Waves] had lied when they applied for tourist visas and would not be allowed to work in Guatemala.
The Dutch group, Women on Waves, offers free abortion services to women in countries where the procedure is banned.
It takes women in the early stages of pregnancy out to international waters, where the abortion is performed.
Abortion is only allowed in Guatemala when the mother’s life is at risk.
A spokeswoman for Women on Waves confirmed that they had been told to leave the country immediately, but she said its lawyers had appealed against the decision.
A military vessel escorted the WOW vessel to international waters.
Photo from Guatemalan daily Prensa Libre,