» 04/16/2013, 00.00
To punish dissidents, party arrests children, even ten-year-olds
Every day, Anne Zhang went to school. One day she was arrested there by four strangers and jailed without food, water or news from her family. Her crime was being the daughter of Zhang Lin, who had complained about corruption in the Anhui provincial government. The president of Women's Rights Without Frontiers slams the incident.
Woman forced to abort at nine months because her husband already had a child
Lili Zeng underwent induced labour, and a lethal injection was made on the child's skull. In spite of all this, he was born alive, only to die in his mother's arms. The woman's husband forced the operation on her after he left her. He already had a son from a previous marriage. Women's Rights Without Frontiers slams what happened.
One-child in China: two stories with a happy ending
US human rights activist Reggie Littlejohn tells AsiaNews how Women's Rights Without Frontiers managed to save two women and their children.
25/01/2013 CHINA - UNITED STATES
With its one-child policy, China has killed 400 million children, now it is enough
The US pro-life movement recognises Reggie Littlejohn for her work against China's one-child policy. She wonders where "the pro-choice movement" stands on the issue, whether "forced abortion and sterilisation" ordered by the Communist Party are a choice. United, victory is possible.
21/09/2013 ITALY - USA - CHINA
Reggie Littlejohn: The One-Child Law, the Party’s tool to stay in power
The American activist founder of Women 's Rights Without Frontiers, tells AsiaNews the story of how her battle against China’s family planning policies begun, her ongoing fight to stop forced abortions and forced sterilizations . Because of birth control, Littlejohn explains, "the Chinese local system is in danger of collapse ."
Dissident arrested, disappears
Zhang Lin tried to visit Zhao Ziyang's house to pay his respects to the late leader's family. He was not allowed in and was arrested on his way home.
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