‘One Child’ Policy Profiteering Sparked South China Riots – Robert J. Saiget

A story expressing the frustration locals from the Bobai County riots feel toward officials who use the family planning policy for personal gain. From Yahoo News:

Official corruption and profiteering contributed to the anger over coercive family planning policies that exploded in days of rioting in south China, locals and a rights activist said.

Bobai county in the Guangxi region erupted in violence 10 days ago after government work teams scoured towns and villages fining anyone believed to have violated China’s draconian “one child” population control policy, locals said.

Faced with days of unrest by angry residents, relative calm returned only after officials retreated and the authorities admitted possible wrongdoing. [Full Text]

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