China’s one-child policy itself leads to forced abortions

By Steven W. Mosher, President, Population Research Institute From the beginning of the one-child policy, the Chinese Party-state has tried to blame the myriad cruelties of this barbaric policy on “out-of-control local officials.” This is nonsense, of course, since local officials are only following orders on pain of punishment. So it was that when Chinese …

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Int’l Human Rights Day, Open Letter to Chinese President Xi Demands Immediate End to Forced Abortion

In honor of International Human Rights Day (December 10) Women’s Rights Without Frontiers has joined other human rights organizations, including The Jubilee Campaign and the Justice Foundation, in an open letter to new Chinese President Xi Jinping, demanding the end of forced abortion and sterilization in China.  WRWF President Reggie Littlejohn said, “Forced abortion and the …

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Chen Guangcheng: “I think I protect the rights of unborn children, the rights of women, and the rights of any citizen”

By Dave Andrusko GQ [Gentleman’s Quarterly] is not the first place you’d expect to find pro-life human right activist Chen Guangcheng profiled sympathetically, let alone given the designation “Rebel of the Year 2012.” But you take what you can get and the article by John B. Thompson is terrific. Thompson cuts right to the chase …

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Forced Abortions Continue in China, Steven Mosher Says

By Steven W. Mosher “Reports that the Chinese Party-State has ended its practice of forcibly aborting women pregnant in violation of the one-child policy are premature,” says Steven Mosher, President of the Population Research Institute. Mosher, who blew the whistle on forced abortions in China back in 1980, points out that “The Chinese Party-State has …

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Chinese Human Rights Defender Chen Guangcheng Testifies at Emergency Hearing

In surprise, Chen, via phone, joins human rights leaders testify before panel WASHINGTON, D.C. – The blind Chinese human rights defender Chen Guangcheng surprised the world Thursday by testifying via telephone before the U.S. Congressional-Executive Commission on China at a hearing held today by Chairman Chris Smith (R-NJ). The Commission joined other human rights organizations …

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