China apologizes, suspends officials in forced abortion case - CBS News: China suspended three officials and apologized to a woman who was forced to undergo an abortion seven months into her pregnancy in a case that sparked a public uproar after graphic photos of the mother and her dead baby were circulated online.
The case has renewed criticism of China's widely hated one-child limit, which, while designed to control the country's exploding population, has led to often violently imposed forced abortions and sterilizations as local authorities pursue birth quotas set by Beijing.
Sad irony: China sends woman into space - trying to deflect attention away from forced abortion? Here's another writer who noticed.
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