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A woman who ran the forced abortion program in Fujian escaped China and told my committee that she was a "monster" and compelled women to abort--even in the ninth month of pregnancy--despite pleadings and tears from the moms.
Chinese pro-life activist Chen Guangcheng testified before Congress on April 9, providing a subcommittee of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs with a list of "corrupt officials" in Communist China he said were responsible for no less than 130,000 forced abortions.
Fu said he has known Chen since 2005, when Chen was leading a campaign on behalf of women who had undergone forced abortions and sterilizations as part of China's strict family planning policy.
10) Although the Third, Seventh, and Ninth Circuits have consistently accepted the BIA's interpretation of section 1101 (a)(42), (11) the Second Circuit recently defied ten years of precedent by holding that neither a spouse nor an unmarried partner is automatically entitled to refugee status based on a partner's forced abortion or sterilization.
Judge Peter Ross said: "(The victim) was terrified and believed that if he had taken you to your sister he would have been killed, she would have been taken prisoner and some forced abortion would have taken place.
Launched in the 1970s, the one-child law initiated a systematic program of forced abortion, forced sterilization, privacy invasion, and a seriously imbalanced sex ratio because parents abort girls in order to have a preferred male heir.
Forced abortion, infanticide are norm in N Korea prisons.
The next day Robertson issued a clarification, saying his remarks "were not spoken with sufficient clarity to communicate my lifelong opposition to voluntary and forced abortion as a means of population control.
The terror of forced abortion is a human rights abuse of the greatest magnitude, and it is carried out against women and children with appalling and sickening efficiency in China," said Rep.
Without missing a beat, and in a burst of breathtaking hypocrisy, she then gives the Chinese a pass on their policy of forced abortion.
Officials had apparently apologized for the forced abortion.
He has angered authorities by highlighting rights abuses under China's one-child policy, such as the forced abortion and sterilization of thousands of women.
He has angered authorities by highlighting rights abuses under China's one-child policy, such as forced abortion and the sterilization of thousands of women.
In addition, Chai and her team unrolled a scroll of over 1500 signatures-the visual example of a petition urging President Obama to draw attention to forced abortion and the gendercide it creates during his conversation with the Chinese president this week.
They insist they do not approve of forced abortion in China yet drag their feet when pro-life Presidents attempt to prevent American tax dollars from underwriting organizations which work hand in glove with those who run forced abortion and compulsory sterilization programs.