Peru forced sterilisations case: ‘They could get away with it’

Victims of mass forced sterilisations in the 1990s fear upcoming Peru presidential runoff results could close door to justice. Maria Elena Carbajal still vividly recalls the doctor’s chilling response when, from her hospital bed, she asked repeatedly to see her newborn son, Francisco. “Once you have the procedure, you can see him,” the mother ofContinue reading “Peru forced sterilisations case: ‘They could get away with it’”

Social Workers Forced Indigenous Girls Under 10 to Get IUDs, Canadian Lawyer Alleges

The former counsel to the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls says it happened to girls as young as 9. A Vancouver lawyer has alleged that social workers in British Columbia have been forcing Indigenous children as young as 9 to have IUDs inserted by doctors. Breen Ouellette, who is MétisContinue reading “Social Workers Forced Indigenous Girls Under 10 to Get IUDs, Canadian Lawyer Alleges”

Xinjiang birth rates have fallen faster than any other territory on earth: report

Xinjiang in far western China had the sharpest known decline in birthrates between 2017 and 2019 of any territory in recent history, according to a new analysis by an Australian think tank. The report from the Australian Strategy Policy Institute, obtained exclusively ahead of publication by The Associated Press, showed the 48.74% decline was concentrated in areas withContinue reading “Xinjiang birth rates have fallen faster than any other territory on earth: report”

China urges U.N. states not to attend Xinjiang event next week

China has urged United Nations member states not to attend an event planned next week by Germany, the United States and Britain on the repression of Uyghur Muslims and other minorities in Xinjiang, according to a note seen by Reuters on Friday. “It is a politically-motivated event,” China’s U.N. mission wrote in the note, datedContinue reading “China urges U.N. states not to attend Xinjiang event next week”

Gynecologist Exiled From China Says 80 Sterilizations Per Day Forced on Uyghurs

In a recent interview, an exiled doctor from the Uyghur ethnic minority provided a vivid account of forced sterilizations carried out in Xinjiang, China. “On some days there were about 80 surgeries to carry out forced sterilizations,” Gülgine, 47, said in an interview with The Sankei Shimbun, according to Japan Forward. Gülgine was a gynecologist in China’s autonomousContinue reading “Gynecologist Exiled From China Says 80 Sterilizations Per Day Forced on Uyghurs”

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