abandoned children

New Measure Bans Private Adoptions of Orphans

China’s central government announced on Tuesday that individuals and groups who find abandoned children cannot privately adopt them. From the Associated Press: The new rules say people wanting to adopt must go through...

Illegal Orphanage Fire Leaves 7 Dead

Amid concerns about childrens’ safety due to recent traffic accidents involving children and knife attack at a primary school, the BBC reports a fire at an orphanage in Henan has left seven children dead: Four children...

Infant Trafficking: One Family’s History – Deng Fei

Research-China.org has posted a translation of an article in Fenghuang Weekly about human trafficking through orphanages in Hunan Province. This translation is the second in a series of reports about the scandal. The first article is available here. From the second installment: The mother of Duan Meilin, Chen Yejin, had previously worked at a welfare […]

On the earth - Gou Zi (狗子)

From A Beerist’s monologue blog (in Chinese, at blog.sina.com BLOG: translated by CDT): “Above there is Heaven; on earth there is Hangzhou and Suzhou.” A few days ago, I was on my way to meet a friend in...

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