At Aeon, James Palmer examines the lives of disabled Chinese, and attitudes towards them in the...
by Cindy | Jul 30, 2013
Charlie Custer and Leia Li’s film “Living With Dead Hearts,” a documentary about child kidnapping in China, is now available online. [vimeo]http://vimeo.com/70711924[/vimeo] [Source] At Lost Laowai, blogger...
by Samuel Wade | Oct 11, 2011
At Foreign Policy, Charles Custer describes the scale and causes of child kidnapping in China: Since at least the 1980s, kidnapping and human trafficking have become a problem in China, and most often, the victims are children....
by cschultz | Apr 19, 2010
From the Times of India: The court in Hubei province sentenced Yu Lixiang to death while two others – Du Minghua and Yu’s sister Yu Xiaofen – were sentenced to life terms in prison Friday. The 23-member child...
by Sophie Beach | Mar 27, 2010
Changing circumstances in China have resulted in an overall decrease in foreign adoptions in recent years, and an increase in the number of special needs children adopted. From AP: Starting in the early 1990s, and as recently as...
by Sophie Beach | Jan 24, 2010
Continuing their investigation into the orphanage and adoption industry in China, the Los Angeles Times interviews a family in Hunan who ran a lucrative business trafficking babies: His family-run business was racking up sales...
by Liu Yong | Dec 28, 2009
From Los Angeles Times: My name is Haley. I was adopted in 1995. I now live in America. I enjoy singing and playing the violin and hanging out with my friends. I have a good life, but I would like to find my biological family....
by Sophie Beach | Sep 28, 2009
The Los Angeles Times reported last week on a sinister side of some foreign adoptions in China: Since the early 1990s, more than 80,000 Chinese children have been adopted abroad, the majority to the United States. The...
by Sophie Beach | Aug 29, 2009
The Los Angeles Times tells the story of a Chinese boy adopted by an American woman who traveled back to meet his birth family: The reunion between Christian, a high school student in Easton, Md., and his birth parents took...
by Sophia Cao | Jan 24, 2008
From US-China Today: Over 120,000 children are adopted in the United States every year. In 2006, 6,520 of them came from China, joining more than 56,000 previous adoptees from China. Though the number of foreign children adopted...
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