Last week, China’s National Health Commission admitted that the country is expecting negative population growth over the next few years. Declining birth rates across several provinces this year suggest that China’s population...
Jun 25, 2014
While China grapples with the economic and demographic consequences of its family planning...
Mar 11, 2014
The Economist explains why smuggling iron ore to China has become a popular activity for Mexican...
Feb 28, 2014
China’s Ministry of Public Security announced on Thursday that more than 1000 people have...
Feb 12, 2014
The AP reports on the apprehension and extradition of an alleged Chinese ivory smuggler in Kenya...
Jan 7, 2014
The Washington Post’s Simon Denyer reports on the destruction of more than six tons of...
Aug 11, 2013
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...
Nov 27, 2012
As the season of lists gets underway, Foreign Policy has released its ranking of the 100 Top Global Thinkers of 2012. Fresh from his coronation as GQ magazine’s Rebel of the Year, and leading the Chinese contingent at...
Jan 24, 2006
From BBC NEWS: The number of known cases of women and girls trafficked from Vietnam to China more than doubled last year, China’s official Xinhua news agency has said. Xinhua said 125 cases were detected of Vietnamese trafficked into China’s Guangxi province, across the border. This is partly due to better detection by both governments, […]
Dec 9, 2005
From Reuters, via the Washington Post: Many North Korean refugees who flee to China every year end up as sex slaves and China often sends them back for punishment, the U.S. ambassador for fighting international slavery said in Beijing on Friday. John Miller, the director of the U.S. State Department’s Office to Monitor and Combat […]
Nov 23, 2005
From Shanghai Daily, via China Daily: Police will keep a man from Jiangxi Province in detention for seven days for allegedly posting a note on a popular Website offering to sell babies. The man, surnamed Wu, said on eBay’s...
Oct 20, 2005
From CNet News: Shanghai police are investigating advertisements offering babies for sale on a Chinese Web site owned by Internet auction power eBay, state media said on Thursday. The ads, which appeared on the Eachnet site on Oct. 16, promised babies under 100 days old from the impoverished central province of Henan at prices of […]
Sep 15, 2005
Chelala writes in the Tokyo Times: During a recent visit to Beijing, U.N. rights envoy Louise Arbour called attention to the serious human-rights situation in China and the need for improvements according to international human-rights standards. An important step in that regard would be for China to ratify the International Covenant on Civil and Political […]
Aug 31, 2005
From VOA: The U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights has urged China and other non-signatories to ratify rights agreements to help counter the rise in trafficking of women and children worldwide. High Commissioner Louise Arbour spoke at an Asia-Pacific human rights conference on Tuesday. U.N. agencies say millions of women and children continue to be […]
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