China Woman In Legal First Over Abortion Case – Richard Spencer

From Telegraph:

A Chinese woman who was forced to have an abortion despite being nine months pregnant is suing the authorities for their actions.

Jin Yani‘s waters had already broken when China’s abortion police came for her. They took her to a nearby abortion centre, injected her unborn baby girl and removed the body two days later.

Mrs Jin’s crime was to have become pregnant by her fiance five months before she married him at the age of 20, the legal minimum. [Full Text]

Read also Seeking justice for Yang Yin by Bill Schiller.

January 7, 2008, 6:59 PM
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Categories: Human Rights, Law