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US Congress Condemns Two-Child Policy in Burma



WASHINGTON DC: Population Research Institute commends the U.S. Congress for condemning the two-child policy inflicted upon the Rohingya in Burma. The Rohingya are a persecuted minority in northern Burma who are denied citizenship, are terrorized by pervasive mob violence, and who are, alone among the peoples of Burma, subjected to a two-child policy. Last Wednesday, May 7th, the US Congress passed H. Res. 418 “Urging Burma to end the persecution of the Rohingya people.” The …

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Refugees Subject to Population Control



The Bangladesh parliament recommended imposing a population control program on tens of thousands of Rohingya refugees from Myanmar last month. Ironically, the Rohingya refugees fled from an oppressive regime in Myanmar which included a two-child policy. No one wants them to have children! Bangladesh has hosted refugees from Myanmar’s ongoing ethnic cleansing of non-Burmese for 20 years, and is apparently growing weary of the task. On September 18, the standing committee on the Ministry of …

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“The Most Oppressed People in the World”



Burma, a secluded country of almost 60 million people, sits in the corner of Southeast Asia between India and China. Also known as Myanmar, Burma currently has a fertility rate of 2.21 children and, unique for its part of the world, does not suffer from sex-selection. Buddhists comprise about 95% of the population, but there is a small Muslim minority residing in the northern state of Rakhine.[1] These Muslims, known as the Rohingya, have been …

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India’s Proposed Two-Child Policy



The southern Indian state of Kerala might be the next in a long line of governments attempting to destroy their own greatest resource: their people. According to on-the-ground reports obtained by PRI, elements in the Keralan government are attempting to pass what they innocuously call “The Women’s Code Bill.” This bill, if passed, would create a two-child policy in the state of Kerala, in an attempt to curb India’s “overpopulation” problem. Like other restrictive birth …

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China to End One-Child Policy in 2015 Because of Labor Shortages! (But Not Really)



I have long wondered what it would take for the Chinese Communist Party to abandon the one-child policy that it instituted back in 1980 when I was first in China. Now we know. It certainly wasn’t the bitter complaints of the Chinese people about this assault on their families and children that changed the Party’s collective mind. The Party has never shied away from imposing its will on the people it controls. Indeed, it believes, …

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For the Record …



“According to a recent United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) State of the World Population Report, these practices, combined with neglect, have resulted in at least 60 million ‘missing’ girls in Asia, creating gender imbalances and other serious problems that experts say will have far reaching consequences for years to come. “‘Twenty-five million men in China currently can’t find brides because there is a shortage of women,’ said Steven Mosher president of the Population Research Institute …

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Infanticide, Abortion Responsible for 60 Million Girls Missing In Asia (Foxnews.com)



Infanticide, Abortion Responsible for 60 Million Girls Missing in Asia By Sherry Karabin 06/13/2007  — Courtesy Foxnews.com There is a little-known battle for survival going in some parts of the world. Those at risk are baby girls, and the casualties are in the millions each year. The weapons being used against them are prenatal sex selection, abortion and female infanticide — the systematic killing of girls soon after they are born. According to a recent …

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Eunuchs for the Green Kingdom



2 February 2007     Vol. 9 / No. 5 Dear Colleague: Environmentalists want even sparsely-populated countries with already low birthrates to have even fewer children.  What could be their goal? Steven W. Mosher President Eunuchs for the Green Kingdom A short while ago, a "deep green" group in New Zealand sponsored by the Wellington City Council got a bit of attention for advocating a voluntary two-child limit for New Zealanders.  Sustainable Wellington Net, the environmentalist branch of …

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