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Research: PRI Investigations

UNFPA Covers It Up, and Here’s the Evidence from PRI



  UNFPA Covers It Up, and Here’s the Evidence from PRI For Immediate Release January 18,  2002 Contact Scott Weinberg (540) 622-5240 Steve Mosher, President of Population Research Institute (PRI), today extended a challenge to all reasonable journalists to view videotaped evidence of rampant coercion in the United Nations Population Fund’s (UNFPA) so-called model county family planning program in China (Sihui, Guangdong Province). “We will overnight our videotaped evidence to any journalist in America who …

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The Case Against UNFPA Funding



January 11, 2002 Volume 4/ Number 2 Dear Colleague: Today President George W. Bush signed the Foreign Aid Bill into law. This bill contains $34 million in funding for the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), which supports and funds coercive abortion and coercive sterilization in China. But if the President does the right thing, the UNFPA will never see a penny of this money. As the annual March for Life approaches, it is critical that …

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Breaking Down the UNFPA: First-Hand Evidence Confutes the Editors and the PRC



  China attacks PRI On February 23, 2002, China’s Foreign Ministry attacked PRI by stating that evidence which shows “the UNFPA’s support for China’s forced abortion and sterilization operations is totally groundless.”1 This is not the first time PRI president Steven Mosher has been attacked by the government of the PRC. Ever since he first documented the atrocities of China’s one-child policy in the early 1980s, Mosher has been targeted by the Chinese communists. The …

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For the Record…



“Steve Mosher, the head of the PRI, said the photographs and testimony obtained by Ms. Guy proved that the UN body was violating its pledges not to assist abortion programmes. ‘The UNFPA has repeatedly been caught promoting abortion and sterilization under circumstances where informed consent is lacking, and even outright coercion is involved.’ he said. A report issued by his group included pictures of houses that had been demolished by Chinese family planning officials in …

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Full Report on UNFPA’s Involvement in China



UNFPA, China and Coercive Family Planning An Investigative Report By Population Research Institute December 12, 2001 Introduction UNFPA County Program in Sihui Interviews The UNFPA Office Desk Interviews in Government Facility Interviews in Residential Areas Interviewing Methods Jackhammer Campaign Congressional Testimony UNFPA Operations in Jianou County, Fujian Province, and in Kuerle County, Xinjiang Province Note on UNFPA’s Reaction UNFPA Supports Coercion Appendix Congressional testimonies: Testimony of Steve Mosher, President of Population Research Institute Testimony of …

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Urgent Action Alert! Call on President Bush to Zero-Fund UNFPA



21 December 2001  Urgent Action Item! I call your attention to this urgent alert. Call the White House. Ask President Bush to zero-fund UNFPA because of its support of coercive abortion and sterilization. Steven W. Mosher President Call on President Bush to Zero-Fund UNFPA Calls may be placed at the White House Comment Line: (202) 456-1111 or (202) 456-1414 Background: On September 27 of this year, PRI sent a team of investigators to look into …

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UNFPA Whitewashes Forced Abortion in China



December 17, 2001 Volume 3/ Number 33 UNFPA’s Executive Director, Thoraya Ahmed Obaid, has sent a letter to US Secretary of State Colin Powell and to Members of Congress attacking PRI’s investigation in China. Attached to the letter is a report on UNFPA’s own subsequent in-house investigation of China’s family planning program, which that agency claims clears it of any wrongdoing. But the “mission report” produced by UNFPA is nothing more than a flimsy effort …

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Pro-Family Groups Condemn UNFPA



November 28, 2001 Volume 3/ Number 31 Dear Colleague: Last week, the entire $15.3 billion Foreign Aid bill stalled because of the controversy surrounding the United Nations Population Fund’s (UNFPA). This week, our nation’s pro-family lobby is urging American tax payers to contact House Speaker Dennis Hastert (R-IL), 202-225-2976, [email protected], to request that the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) not be rewarded for supporting forced abortion and sterilization in its county program in China. Steven …

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