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Topics: Indira Gandhi

Get the U.S. Out of the United Nations Population Fund



The U.S. Government wastes billions on programs and initiatives that American taxpayers don’t want and certainly don’t need. But no example of government waste is more disgraceful than the tens of millions of dollars handed over each year to the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)—an organization that for decades has been working hand-in-glove with China’s brutal and repressive population control policy. With the exception of the Obama administration, every other administration since the Reagan administration …

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A Once and Future Tragedy: India’s sterilization campaign 39 years later



39 years ago today, Indira Gandhi, then Prime Minister of India, received the power to rule by decree from the Indian president. She immediately declared a state of emergency, suspending numerous civil liberties. This freed her government to forcibly sterilize millions of Indian men and women in the 21 months that followed. Public officials mobilized en masse to meet statewide sterilization targets. The sterilizations that followed were carried out under so-called “compul-suasion,” (a combination of …

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Never Forget June 25th: Institute remembers the 39th anniversary of 11 million sterilizations



WASHINGTON DC: Population Research Institute remembers when, thirty-nine years ago, the population controllers got their way in India. Under severe pressure from the United States and the World Bank, the-Prime Minister Indira Gandhi ordered mass sterilizations. The campaign began on June 25th, 1975, when the Prime Minister of India, Indira Gandhi, suspended elections and civil liberties. She declared a State of Emergency, and began rounding up Dalits (untouchables) and Muslims by the millions. By the …

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To Kill a Generation



China’s Longest Campaign: Birth Planning in the People’s Republic, 1949–2005 by Tyrene White (Cornell University Press, Ithaca and London, 2006), 297 pp. Reviewed by Steven W. Mosher Chen Guangcheng will never read this book about the history of China’s one-child policy. He doesn’t need to. For the human rights activist and self-taught lawyer himself has carried out an in-depth study of the effect of the policy on the people of Linyi, a district in China’s …

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China’s Longest Campaign: Tyrene White.



China’s Longest Campaign: Birth Planning in the People’s Republic, 1949-2005 by Tyrene White (Cornell University Press, Ithaca and London, 2006), 297 pp. Reviewed by Steven W. Mosher. Chen Guangcheng will never read this book about the history of China’s one-child policy. He doesn’t need to. For the human rights activist and self-taught lawyer himself has carried out an in-depth study of the effect of the policy on the people of Linyi, a district in China’s …

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