XINJIANG, China, July 3, 2020 (LifeSiteNews) ― China has been forcing contraceptives, sterilization, and abortion on minority women living in the country.
On June 29, the Associated Press (AP) published an investigative article about the communist dictatorship’s successful campaign to decrease the number of children being born to the Muslim Uighur minority, Kazahks, and other minorities in China’s mountainous northwest Xinjiang province.
AP characterized China’s enforcement of its infamous two-child policy upon the Uighur people as a form of “demographic genocide.” It cited data showing that birth rates “in the mostly Uighur regions of Hotan and Kashgar plunged by more than 60 percent from 2015 to 2018, the latest year available in government statistics.”
“Across the Xinjiang region, birth rates continue to plummet, falling nearly 24 percent last year alone — compared to just 4.2 percent nationwide.”
The data also show that in 2010, ethnic minority women in Xinjiang were having more children than the average woman in China and that ethnic minority women in Hotan and Kashgar were having many more children. The numbers per 1,000 population were 11.9 births for the nation as a whole, 14.5 for the Xinjiang region, and 24.27 for Hotan and Kashgar.
Until 2014, China’s