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China imposes forced abortion, sterilisation on Uyghurs, investigation shows

The Chinese Government is taking draconian measures to slash birth rates among Uyghurs and other minorities as part of a sweeping campaign to curb its...

While individual women have spoken out before about forced birth control, the practice is far more widespread and systematic than previously known, according…

  • AP/ABC

The campaign, over the past four years in the far west region of Xinjiang, is leading to what some experts are calling a form of “demographic genocide”.

The state regularly subjects minority women to pregnancy checks, and forces intrauterine devices (IUDs), sterilisation and even abortion on hundreds of…

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