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China uses birth of 1.3-billionth citizen to promote one-baby policy


Edmonton Journal

"...U.S. State Department officials cite the case of Mao Hengfeng, a Shanghai woman serving 11/2 years in a labour camp for her campaign to abolish the policies. Since her second pregnancy in the late 1980s, Mao has been detained in psychiatric wards, coerced into an abortion and removed from her job. On Wednesday, the New York-based group Human Rights in China said Mao's sentence has been extended by another three months...."

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