Skip to comments.Forced abortion highlights abuses in China policy
Posted on 01/09/2014 8:25:40 PM PST by Olog-hai
When her mind is clear, Gong Qifeng can recall how she begged for mercy. Several people pinned her head, arms, knees and ankles to a hospital bed before driving a syringe of labor-inducing drugs into her stomach.
She was seven months pregnant with what would have been her second boy. The drugs caused her to have a stillborn baby after 35 hours of excruciating pain. She was forced to have the abortion by officials in Chinas southern province of Hunan in the name of complying with national limits on family size. [ ] Since the abortion more than two years ago, Gong has been diagnosed with schizophrenia. [ ]
Forced abortions are considered an acceptable way of enforcing Chinas population limits, but they are banned when the woman is more than five months pregnant. Yet no one has been held accountable for Gongs late-term abortion, and other women in similar cases also struggle to get justice and compensation.
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Saddened, disgusted, what else?
And if they don’t comply the Communists will bulldoze their house or the house of a family member.
Contrast that with the famous film maker Zhang Yimou who just paid a million dollar fine for having three kids.