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Chines on The One Child Policy

Posted by w_thames_the_d on January 8, 2011


from here
Amnesty International and the U.S. State Department have both properly criticized China’s one-child policy for contributing to infanticide. It is a charge that even some of the propagandists in China’s totalitarian regime would not dispute. The government plasters a number of chilling slogans throughout China that are short on nuance. “Better 10 graves than one birth,” reads one slogan. “Abort it! Kill it! Terminate it! You just cannot give birth to him or her,” reads another official sign written on a long red banner stretched across the entire side of a building.

One Response to “Chines on The One Child Policy”

  1. […]  I’ll end with an interesting tidbit I found while researching for this post: The government plasters a number of chilling slogans throughout China that are short on nuance. “B… […]

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