Posted By Jennie Chancey on April 16, 2010
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Chinese family planning authorities have detained 1,300 people to sterilise as part of a crackdown on parents who violate strict birth control rules. Authorities in Puning, a city in southern China’s Guangdong province, have detained the men and women against their will in cramped offices, according to state media. There they are being forced to listen to lectures on laws limiting the size of families.
Officials in Puning last week launched a 20-day campaign to sterilise 9,559 women or their husbands who they suspect of planning to have a second or third child.
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