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Topics: Xinhua News Agency

China’s “Black Children” Will come Out of the Shadows



For 25 long years Ah Fan has lived in the shadows. Conceived by her parents before they were of a legal age to marry and have children, government officials demanded that she be aborted. Instead, her mother went into hiding.

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From the Countries



Expecting U.S. Person 300 Million It is believed that the U.S. population will increase to 300 million this fall; immigrants and Hispanic newborns will largely account for the increase. Almost one-half of last year’s population increase was due to the Hispanic sector of our society; white non-Hispanics, who now make up about two-thirds of the population, accounted for less than one-fifth of the increase. It is difficult to estimate how Hispanics affected the U.S. population …

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One-Child Terror Campaign Continues



18 July 2007     Vol. 9 / No. 25 One-Child Terror Campaign Continues The forced abortion campaign hit the southern Chinese province like a deadly hurricane. The provincial government decided that too many babies were being born. Local officials were warned that population control quotas had to be met or their heads would be on the chopping block. They reacted by hunting down and arresting hundreds of women for the crime of being pregnant. Taken by …

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From the Countries



Expecting U.S. Person 300 Million It is believed that the U.S. population will increase to 300 million this fall; immigrants and Hispanic newborns will largely account for the increase. Almost one-half of last year’s population increase was due to the Hispanic sector of our society; white non-Hispanics, who now make up about two-thirds of the population, accounted for less than one-fifth of the increase. It is difficult to estimate how Hispanics affected the U.S. population …

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From the Countries



India’s Missing Women Middle-class families determined to have male heirs, according to a survey of more than a million families, have aborted at least 10 million female babies in India in the past 20 years. The study by the British medical journal, The Lancet, also found that sex determination in pregnancy and selective abortion accounts for 500,000 missing girls each year. This deficit is deepest among the educated. Ultrasound equipment was introduced in India in …

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