Therese Hesketh

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A story has surfaced on a Chinese blog – subsequently picked up by the Toronto Sun and Al-Jazeera – about a woman from a county in Xiamen city, south-eastern China, who at eight months pregnant was dragged from her home by family planning officials, beaten up, detained for three days and then forced to undergo an abortion. This, it is claimed, was because she already had a nine-year-old daughter and was violating the rules of the one-child policy.

Whatever the truth of these allegations, this kind of event is extremely rare now in China – especially in urban China, where it could not be kept secret.…  Seguir leyendo »