Nearly 80 baby girls in a county in Guizhou province, in the south of the country, were confiscated from their families when their parents could not or would not pay the fine, Southern Metropolis News said.
The girls were taken into orphanages and then adopted by couples from the United States and a number of European countries.
The adoption fee was split between the orphanages and local officials, the newspaper said.
Thursday, July 02, 2009
80 baby girls stolen and sold in China
According to the BBC, the state-owned Southern Metropolis news is reporting that around 80 girls were sold after being taken from their parents whom had violated China’s one-child policy and couldn’t pay the fines.