原文标题：Traitor tag for forced abortion couple
BEIJING: China's one-child policy came under fire from the country's internet users when the father of a baby, who was forcibly aborted in Shaanxi province, went into hiding. The incident came as an embarrassment to the Shaanxi government with reports saying the father was beaten up by people angry with his decision to abort the baby. His wife was labelled a traitor.
Feng Jianmei, a 23-year old mother, was forced by officials to terminate her seven-month old pregnancy in early June causing outrage with tens of thousands of angry postings by Chinese internet users.
Internet users pointed out that Feng Jianmei suffered humiliation because of her failure to pay hefty fines. The government policy is seen to be favouring the rich because a family coughing up roughly $6,286 is allowed to have a second child.
What angered local officials were interviews given to the foreign media by the dead baby's parents. Officials were quick to dub them as "traitors" saying the family was giving a "bad name to the country."
"We are already heartbroken from losing the baby. How did we become traitors ?" Deng Jicai, the baby's father's sister, said. Discussing the interview with foreign media Jicai said the family did not seek to benefit from the story. "My sister-inlaw mainly stated what she had experienced," she said.
The city government in Shaanxi has suspended the three officials accused of forcing Feng to abort.
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its not good to call them traitor.
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jijujones (Cape Comorin) replies to Dinesh
then tell me a phrase !!!!
Mark (Chennai) 1 hr ago
One child policy is strictly required more in India. The moslem community with multiple marriages and children are leading the entire community into backwardness. Government should implement the policy for moslems and help them develop and join the mainsteam. Arabic medieval practice islam has brought lot of social evils among indians and government must make effective laws against such social evils too.
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What were the parents doing till the seventh month? I do not support the govt body's actions, but surely people should be more informed and responsible too.
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Good or bad, we need some mechanism to control population. The Chinese have adopted a rather strict method that is largely working, One thing "bad" about it is that the rich can pay and get away. We in India, where everything is largely subsidised right up to the creamy layer can perhaps say "After 2, children, no subsidies will be given for food, education etc." Slowly this can be reduced to 1. Ofcourse, certain minoority communities where "the more the merrier" philosophy is practiced will have to be brought on board even for the limitation of subsidies. In India, our mentality is "If it is free, give me more"
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jijujones (Cape Comorin) replies to vs259
"If it is free, give me more" wheather this include AIDS or CONDOMS or DATING ?
IndianGuy (India) 1 hr ago
They are traitors of course, Govt has got one -child policy in China for a reason, most of their children now are child labor making shoes, toys etc for all american companies. Why bring a child into this world to make him/her a laborer? I support what Govt did. If they didn't have these rules, China would have been 2 billion by now fighting for everything. Too sad we don't have anything like that in India!
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stupid government . live and let live others .
Now we know why China cannot stand before india in a war
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Indeed, how did they become traitors? this is most unfortunate for the family...
If this is the case in India.... what happens!!!!!!!
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Umamaheshwaran Krishnamurthy (Bangalore)
Poor couple... a thought from India perspective, what would happen if a fine of $6k slapped for second child onwards...we will have a lot more babies on the dust bins!
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t.shajin (South India) replies to Umamaheshwaran Krishnamurthy
dear friend complete the sentence -Babies in dust bins and women in brothels too..
Samit Mandal (Coimbatore)
Should had become conscious before pregnancy for population control rule.
Indianguy (India) replies to Samit Mandal 1 hr ago
totally agree with u buddy
sandipan banerjee (Bangalore)
The population control policy in China is good. But it should be made a mandate that no one including the rich can have more than one issue. Incase a baby dies, only then they can have another child. Also if the parents get divorced, both the mother and the father will not be allowed to have anymore child. So basically its one child per couple. In this way, divorce rates would also decrease.
bhgs (bglr) 37 mins ago
i think many ppl commenting here have forgotten one thing, population control through policies is one thing and forcing ppl to abort their baby is a completely different thing, i believe population control is required but individual choice / freedom / lifestyle should not be attacked by the government at any level.
"The family was giving a bad name to the country." LOL. The gov there follows inhuman policies and when people protest, term them as traitors. Similarities with our CONgress???
Deepak Pathak (MIT)
Sometime media presents things with spices. I have seen many events bt m always shocked to read/view the event in media. If they praise some1 they will praise too much, if they want to spoil the name that too they do till extreme. Media don't care what victims feel. For their TRP they will ask questions which is human..How r u feeling after his/death, whom do u blame, is the victim dalit or not, where were u first raped..these question media ask & almost force people to commit sucide
Ramyas Siva (Tiruchirapalli (Trichy),)
It's really arrogant to behave like this.Every mother knows how bad situation is Feng Jianmei's.Many crimes are gong on in the world.I feel worse that I can't help that baby's mother.Sad Regrets to her.