child abduction

Police Turn Blind Eye To Baby Smuggling Trade

Zhang Suxia, an obstetrician in Shaanxi’s Fuping county, who for eight years allegedly sold her patient’s healthy babies on the booming black market, is at the heart of a recent baby-trafficking scandal, which has...

Mother Claims Doctor Sold Baby to Smuggling Ring

Police in Shaanxi are investigating a mother’s claims that her new-born child was sold by Zhang Shuxia, a doctor at the Maternal and Childcare Hospital in Fuping. Chris Luo at South China Morning Post reports: A woman who...

Abduction, Adoption, and Two Families’ Search for Answers

On ChinaFile, Charlie Custer of China Geeks tells the stories of two parents, one of a child abducted in China, the other of a child adopted from China, who may have been trafficked and sold to her orphanage. Through these two...

Babies for Sale?

Al Jazeera looks into the the reasons behind China’s child trafficking: Child trafficking is widespread in China, many say, because of the country’s one-child policy and the demand it creates for sons. […] The...

Trailer: Living With Dead Hearts

Charlie Custer of ChinaGeeks and Tech in Asia has released the first official trailer for his forthcoming documentary, Living With Dead Hearts. From the film’s synopsis: As many as 70,000 children are kidnapped and sold in...

Yunnan Police Bust Child Trafficking Ring

Police in Yunnan have rescued 31 infants as part of a child trafficking bust, according to the Ministry of Railways’ public security bureau. From Xinhua News: The ring abducted babies in Yunnan and sold them in Hebei and...



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