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Research: China Investigations

Secretary Powell Cuts $25 Million More from UNFPA



October 1, 2003 Volume 5/ Number 29 Dear Colleague: The UNFPA has lost another $25 million because of its continued support of China’s one-child policy. This year’s decision came on Sept. 30, the two-year anniversary of PRI’s undercover investigation of UNFPA’s county program in Sihui, Guangdong Province. On that day in 2001, investigator Josephine Guy courageously entered the Chinese Office of Family Planning and obtained photographs proving UNFPA complicity in China’s forced abortion policy.  Later …

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President’s Page: Secretary Powell Cuts $25 Million More from UNFPA



On September 30, U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell cut another $25 million from the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) for 2003. Last year (2002), Secretary Powell determined that UNFPA was helping the government of Red China to carry out its population program of forced abortion more effectively, in violation of the Kemp-Kasten amendment which prohibits U.S. funds from going to groups that support or participate in the management of a program of coercive abortion …

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Bush Administration Signals Zero for UNFPA . . .Other Nations Should Follow



July 22, 2003 Volume 5/ Number 20 Dear Colleague: Following the vote against the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in the U.S. House of Representatives, the Bush administration signaled it does not intend to fund UNFPA in 2004. During the floor debate, many Members of Congress eloquently reminded the world of the evils of China’s coercive population program, and of UNFPA’s continued support of that program. The United States takes coercive population control seriously, and …

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New Evidence: UNFPA Support of Forced Abortion, Genocide



April 17, 2003 Volume 5/ Number 10 Dear Colleague: If UNFPA’s claims of helping reform China’s coercive population program were taken at face value, the world might think that reproductive freedom is spreading like wildfire throughout China. New evidence has surfaced that shows that UNFPA’s claims of reform in China are false. In Korla City, where UNFPA conducts one of its China projects, independent news reporters interviewed birth control officers and victims. Today, in the …

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PRI Holds Conference on Human Rights in China



To look at her, it is hard to believe the trials Catherine Ho has faced. The petite woman radiates with the grace that only a truly devout believer possesses. Persecution of Catholics Ho was born in Shanghai, China, in 1935. Her parents sent her to Catholic school, and she became a Catholic in 1950 and joined the Legion of Mary. Ho was baptized one year after the Communists took power in China. Before her baptism, …

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EU to Increase UNFPA Funding? Not so Fast!



October 2, 2002 Volume 4/ Number 25 Dear Colleague: EU funding for the UNFPA has been delayed. Evidence showing UNFPA support of coercive abortion in China was provided to Members of the European Parliament earlier this month by Josephine Guy, PRI’s lead investigator in China. Given the fact that the UNFPA is helping the Chinese government to “more effectively” carry out its program of forced abortion, it has become increasingly problematic for the EU to …

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UN Population Controllers Support Forced Abortion, Lose US Funding



August 2, 2002 Volume 4/ Number 18   Dear Colleague: The empire strikes back. In response to the Bush Administration’s decision to cut UNFPA funding, its supporters in Congress are attempting to strike Kemp-Kasten from the 2003 foreign aid bill and reward UNFPA with a big funding increase. “If the UNFPA is violating US law by helping China to more effectively perform forced abortions, then we will just scrap the law,” they seem to be …

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Group Letter Urges Bush to Invoke Kemp-Kasten



June 7, 2002 Volume 4/ Number 12 Dear Colleague: The U.S. State Department delegation to China is expected to release its report on UNFPA coercion soon. Pro-family groups—representing the views of millions of Americans—have signed the following letter to President Bush. If you would like to sign this letter on behalf of yourself or as a representative of a pro-life, pro-family group, please hit “reply,” type in your name and address, or the name and …

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