Americans protest in Games city against Chinese abortions

BEIJING Wed Aug 6, 2008 12:48pm IST

Related Topics

BEIJING (Reuters) - Three Americans denouncing China's population control policies protested on Beijing's Tiananmen Square on Wednesday, making another breach in security as the Olympic Games torch made its way through the city.

The protesters, who said they were Protestant and Catholic, shouted against Chinese policies restricting family sizes and sometimes imposing forced abortions on women who violate the rule.

(Reporting by Ben Blanchard; Writing by Chris Buckley)

FILED UNDER:
Comments (0)
This discussion is now closed. We welcome comments on our articles for a limited period after their publication.

  • Most Popular
  • Most Shared

Ebola Outbreak

Eat That Carrot

Eat That Carrot

Start early for a lifetime of good vision and healthy eyes.  Full Article 

Triggering Violence

Triggering Violence

What makes hospital patients turn violent?  Full Article 

Corruption Issue

Corruption Issue

After China, GlaxoSmithKline faces pressure for change.  Full Article 

Good Or Bad?

Good Or Bad?

Study of smoking cancer patients fuels e-cigarette debate.  Full Article 

Much-Needed

Much-Needed

Allowing blood donations from gay men could help save over a million lives: U.S. study.  Full Article 

Not Aware

Not Aware

Kidney patients know little about transplant benefits.  Full Article 

Get Up

Get Up

Sedentary lifestyle linked to depression.  Full Article 

Reuters India Mobile

Reuters India Mobile

Get the latest news on the go. Visit Reuters India on your mobile device.  Full Coverage