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Research: China Investigations

Chinese Provincial Government Calls for an End to Birth Restrictions



The provincial government in Shaanxi, a province in north-central China, has published a report that calls for an abolishment of birth limits under China’s planned birth policy. Currently, China’s two-child policy prohibits couples from having more than two children. In many provinces, couples are allowed a third child only in narrowly-crafted special circumstances that often require government approval, such as when a child has a severe disability or in second marriages. Couples who exceed their …

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Forced Abortion Still Mandated Under China’s “Planned Birth” Laws



Women in China found pregnant with an over-quota child continue to face severe penalties, PRI has found. These penalties include, in many provinces, being forced to have an abortion. It has been nearly two years since the Chinese Government modified its planned birth policy. In December of 2015, the Chinese National People’s Congress (NPC) Standing Committee officially transitioned from a one-child policy with a two-child policy. Under the new policy, married couples are prohibited by …

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Forced Abortions in China Continue Despite Two-Child Policy



Many Westerners cheered when the Chinese Communist Party announced it was going to allow all Chinese couples a second child. They quite naturally assumed that this meant an across-the-board relaxation of a policy that had caused tremendous suffering among the Chinese people. I was not convinced. There is often a striking distance between Beijing’s policy pronouncements and the harsh reality on the ground. In fact, not long ago I testified before Congress that “Despite the …

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“Illegal Children” Abducted by Chinese Authorities and Trafficked Abroad



According to a report in the Caixin Century magazine, population control officials in the Chinese province of Hunan seized at least 16 babies born in violation of the one-child policy, sent them to state-run orphanages, and then sold them abroad for adoption. In the words of Steven W. Mosher, China expert and president of the Population Research Institute, “if this is true (which we at PRI believe it to be based on our own research …

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Steve Mosher to Appear on EWTN as Guest on Raymond Arroyo’s The World Over



Steven Mosher, the president of the Population Research Institute, will appear as one of two guests on the popular EWTN news show, The World Over, hosted by Raymond Arroyo. Steve and Raymond will discuss the situation in China, among other topics. Mosher, an eyewitness to the brutality of China’s one-child policy, recently returned from a fact-finding trip to that very nation.  As it was during PRI’s investigation in 2001, says Mosher, the Chinese are working …

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China Researcher “Shocked and Appalled” by Ted Turner Interview



Front Royal, VA, 04/14/09 – In response to a May 7^th interview by CNN founder Ted Turner on NPR’s “The Diane Rehm Show,” researcher Colin Mason of the Population Research Institute (PRI) has expressed “shock” at Turner’s “gross ignorance” on the subject of human rights in China. In the interview, Turner praises the Chinese government for instituting the one-child policy, saying that they were “wise” to do so. He went on to make the claim …

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May 6 — Obama Supports Kidnapping (Read On)



6 May 2009 — Vol.12/No.14 Our own Colin Mason is back from China. His week-long undercover investigation of revealed fresh abuses in China’s One-Child policy and new proof of the U.N. Population Fund’s complicity in these abuses. Remember that the UNFPA has been in China since 1979(!), helping the Beijing authorities to implement their program. Colin visited three counties where the U.N. Population Fund claims to run “voluntary” family planning programs, and found that they …

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President’s Page: Obama Supports Kidnapping



Our own Colin Mason is back from China. His week-long undercover investigation has revealed fresh abuses in China’s one-child policy and new proof of the U.N. Population Fund’s complicity in these abuses, Remember that the UNFPA has been in China since 1979(!), helping the Beijing authorities to implement their program. Colin visited three counties where the U.N. Population Fund claims to run voluntary family planning programs, and found that they were anything but. What struck …

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