The following update from China Aid details the sad story of the devastation wrought by China’s forced abortion policy.
“No one supports forced abortion…”
–Reggie LittleJohn, Women’s Rights Without Frontiers and ChinaAid
WASHINGTON, D.C.–On Tuesday, November 10, 2009, Reggie Littlejohn and ChinaAid presented substantial firsthand body of evidence and research illustrating the abuses and devastating effects of China’s One Child Policy to the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission in the Rayburn House Office buidling in Washington, DC. View the original Hearing Announcement. Reggie presented her testimony of evidence showing how One Child Policy is linked to forced abortion, forced sterilization, gendercide and infanticide. A woman working with ChinaAid testified anonymously before the hearing on her personal experience with forced abortion. Read about Wujian’s firsthand experience and other substantial evidence here
- Firsthand Testimony of Wujian–A Victim of One Child Policy
- Reggie LittleJohn’s Testimony on One Child Policy
- Evidence: Best Practices of Infanticide
- Evidence: Consequences of Coercion
- ChinaAid One Child Policy Final Case Reports
A press conference held before the hearing enabled media to ask questions and meet the speakers. Syndicated writer Kathleen Parker covered the hearing for the Washington Post; Julia Duin for the Washington Times; Dan Robinson for Voice of America; and a staff press writer for Examiner.com.
Kathleen Parker is a columnist, syndicated to work with over 440 newspapers worldwide. A credible and time-honored voice in the news industry, Ms. Parker’s voice has added volume to the movement against forced abortion, sterilization, and infanticide.
“DUIN: Obama Silent on One Child Policy”–Article by Julia Duin, Religion editor for the Washington Times. Read the article from November 12, 2009.
Activists Urge President Obama to Question China’s One Child Policy”–Article by Dan Robinson, Capitol Hill Correspondent for Voice of America. Read the article from November 10, 2009.
“Rep. Chris Smith: Obama’s Trip Should Not Only Be About Economics…” article by Examiner.com press writer covers the press release issued by Congressman Chris Smith’s Office on November 10, 2009. Read the article on Examiner.com. Read the press release from Congressman Smith’s website from November 10.
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