Feng Jianmei, China forced her to abort a fetus of 7 months..... Now it's Zhang Wen Fang, her 9-month baby & her uterus
Katherine 2012/06/27 16:22:49
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Feng Jianmei, la china forzada a abortar un feto de 7 meses
Por no disponer de 5.000 euros y comprar el derecho al segundo hijo
viernes, 15 de junio de 2012, 00:30
Pekín.- Unas fotos espeluznantes de una mujer joven tumbada junto a su bebé que había abortado a la fuerza, en su séptimo mes de embarazo, han causado indignación en China y en el mundo entero.
Imágenes que pretenden mostrar a la mujer y su bebé cubierto de sangre han conmocionado a grupos anti-aborto en China - y la indignación se está extendiendo en todo el mundo.
La madre, Feng Jianmei, declaró a medios de comunicación locales que forzosamente se inyectó un producto químico para inducir al aborto y dio a luz un niño muerto 36 horas después.
Debido a que ella ya tenía un hijo, afirmó Feng, las autoridades locales de control de natalidad le ordenaron que debía pagar una multa de 5.000 euros.
Ella admitió que no tenía ese dinero, por lo que un equipo local de planificación familiar de la provincia de Shannxi la recogió en su casa y la trasladó a un hospital para forzar su aborto.
Feng recuerda con horror que argumentó ante el departamento de planificación familiar exponiendo que no podía pagar la multa porque su suegra necesitaba dinero para un tratamiento contra el cáncer.
Fue entonces cuando, según ella, las autoridades comenzaron a planificar el aborto.
Feng Jianmei dijo que al menos de 20 empleados del departamento de planificación familiar llegaron a su casa y la arrestaron. Camino del hospital, la mujer trató de resistirse, pero llegó a ser golpeada.
En el hospital fue inmovilizada y se le inyectó una sustancia que fue letal para el feto. A ningún miembro de su familia se le permitió estar presente durante ese momento traumático.
Feng dijo que su suegro, cuando se enteró de que era conducida al hospital, corrió en su ayuda, pero se le impidió entrar en la sala de obstetricia.
En cuanto se difundieron las imágenes de Feng Jianmei junto a su hijo muerto, la indignación se apoderó de las redes sociales en China.
Chai Ling, activista de un grupo denominado ‘All Girls Allowed’ (Todas las Chicas Permitidas), en alusión a la tendencia oficial a abortar cuando se trata de un feto con sexo femenino, con sede en los Estados Unidos, declaró que “la historia de Feng demuestra cómo la política del hijo único sigue castigando a las mujeres con violencia cada día”.
Añadió que había hablado con Feng y con su marido, Deng Jiyuan, después del hecho, cuando este denunció que su esposa había sido llevada por la fuerza a un hospital y retenida hasta que se le administró una inyección.
La redes sociales están expresando su escándalo ante la descripción de los hechos, aunque las las autoridades negaron enérgicamente la versión de Feng.
Li Yuongjou, subjefe del Departamento de Familia en Ankang, declaró que “Feng no fue obligada a abortar ". "Algunos de nosotros intentamos instruirla al respecto y ella finalmente decidió abortar voluntariamente”. Añadió que en China el aborto está permitido hasta las 28 semanas (7 meses) de vida del feto.
Admitió, sin embargo, que en su ciudad no se había logrado alcanzar en los últimos dos años alcanzar el objetivo de hacer cumplir la política del hijo único, por lo que las autoridades había decidido actuar más enérgicamente, hasta alcanzar al 95 por ciento de la población embarazada con esta medida.
Medios locales informaron que lo más probable es que a Feng le fuera inyectada una sustancia denominada Lifannuo –un bactericida de gran efectividad-, usada a finales de los años 80 y principios de los 90, cuando las autoridades impusieron el límite de un solo hijo.
Se desconoce cómo se pudieron hacer las fotografías que muestran a Feng en su cama junto al niño muerto, pero los activistas chinos aseguran que están convencidos de su autenticidad.
Jianmei Feng, China's forced to abort a fetus of 7 months
Not to have 5,000 and buy the right to second child
Friday, June 15, 2012, 00:30
Beijing. - A grisly photos of a young woman lying next to your baby that was aborted by force, in her seventh month of pregnancy, have caused outrage in China and worldwide.
Images purporting to show the woman and her baby covered in blood have shocked anti-abortion groups in China - and outrage is spreading worldwide.
The mother, Feng Jianmei, told local media that forcibly injected a chemical to induce abortion and gave birth to a child died 36 hours later.
Because she already had a son, said Feng, local birth control ordered him to pay a fine of 5,000 euros.
She admitted that he had the money, so a local family planning Shannxi province picked her up at her house and moved to a hospital to force her abortion.
Feng recalls with horror he argued before the family planning department stating that he could not pay the fine because his mother needed money for cancer treatment.
It was then, according to her, the authorities began planning an abortion.
Jianmei Feng said at least 20 employees of the department of family planning came to his house and arrested her. Way to hospital, the woman tried to resist, but became hit.
The hospital was immobilized and injected a substance that was lethal to the fetus. No member of his family was allowed to be present during this traumatic time.
Feng said his father, when he learned that he was taken to the hospital, ran to his aid, but was prevented from entering the obstetrics ward.
As the pictures spread Feng Jianmei with her dead child, indignation took over social networks in China.
Chai Ling, an activist with a group called 'All Girls Allowed' (All Girls Allowed), referring to the official tendency to abort when the fetus is a female, based in the United States, declared that "history Feng shows how the one-child policy is punishing women with violence every day. "
He added he had spoken with her husband Feng, Deng Jiyuan, after the fact, when the claimed that his wife had been forcibly taken to a hospital and held until he was given an injection.
The social networks are expressing outrage at the description of the facts, although the authorities strenuously denied the version of Feng.
Yuongjou Li, deputy head of the Department of Family in Ankang, said, "Feng was not forced to abort". "Some of us tried to instruct her about it and she finally decided to abort voluntarily." China added that abortion is allowed up to 28 weeks (7 months) of fetal life.
He admitted, however, that in his city had not achieved in the last two years to reach the goal of enforcing the one-child policy, so that the authorities had decided to act more vigorously, reaching 95 percent of the pregnant population with this measure.
Local media reported that the most probable is that he was injected Feng a substance called Lifannuo-highly effective bactericide-, used in the late 80's and early 90's, when the authorities imposed a limit of one child.
It is unknown how they could make photographs showing Feng in his bed with the child died, but Chinese activists say they are convinced of their authenticity.
Hong Hu City, China, June 26, 2012 – In the wake of international coverage of the gruesome forced abortion committed on Chinese woman Feng Jianmei, another woman has stepped forward to share her story of the brutality of China’s one-child policy.
Feng Jianmei’s story burst into the international spotlight earlier this month after a photograph of her lying next to the corpse of her forcibly aborted 7-month-old unborn baby began circulating on the internet. While Chinese officials issued an “apology” to Feng for the abortion, reports since indicate that she and her family are being hounded by the government, while she has been labeled a “traitor.”
Now Zhang Wen Fang, 43, has risked retribution from the government by stepping forward to tell Chai Ling of the human rights organization All Girls Allowed about how she lost both her baby and her livelihood when officials forced her into a hospital for surgery four years ago.
According to Zhang, on May 23rd, 2008, when she was nine months pregnant, at least eleven Family Planning officials entered her home while her husband was away. Eight or nine men and three women dragged her into a van and took her to the People’s Hospital, where they induced labor despite her protests. At 8 p.m. they tried to inject an unknown chemical into her stomach, and Zhang resisted: “I pulled the needle out,” she said. “But then six men held me down so that they could give me the injection with a second needle.” Afterwards, they kept her in a room and did not let her family know where she was.
On May 25th, Zhang began to suffer contractions and then her water broke. She remembers feeling panic: “I was saying, ‘Help, help!’ but they ignored me and wouldn’t even let me out of the room.” Shortly after, she lost consciousness.
When Zhang woke up on May 26th, she was in extreme pain—and her baby was gone. “When I asked the officials and doctors what happened to the baby, if it was alive or dead, they would not tell me.” Chai Ling asked Zhang how she felt after the ordeal, and she broke down in tears. “I often have dreams about the baby,” said Zhang. “In those dreams, a child is looking at me and crying, asking, ‘Mommy, can you save me?’”
But officials did not stop there. They also removed Zhang’s uterus. The next morning, they forced Zhang’s mother to sign a form accepting that her daughter’s uterus was gone. Subsequent medical examinations revealed that the hospital had also removed her cervix, fallopian tubes, and right ovary.
Before the incident, Zhang was an entrepreneur. She began a successful trucking business and was making 1,000 RMB ($157 USD) per day. But she suffered major complications when doctors removed her uterus and is now confined to a wheelchair with severe kidney malfunction. She had to close her business because she can no longer move freely, and her marriage also broke down under the strain. “After suffering much harassment and beatings from the Family Planning Committee people, my husband left me,” said Zhang.
Zhang tried to petition the government about the incident, but Mr. Guo, the Deputy Minister of the Family Planning Committee in Hong Hu, was reportedly defiant. “I removed the uteruses of one thousand women, and no one dared to say a word to me,” Zhang reports him as saying.
Meanwhile Mr. Jiang, the Deputy Minister responsible for petitions, said about Zhang’s forced abortion and uterine removal: “We not only have the right to do this, but we must do it this way.” Liu Dong Qing, a Family Planning Committee member, signed Zhang Wen Fang’s abortion form at the hospital. Zhang Li, one of the women who helped abduct Zhang, is now the Women’s Federation Director for the village.
Last month Zhang went again to the local authorities seeking an investigation, but she was severely beaten by police. “My knees were black and blue,” she said. One officer threatened her life, saying that someone had offered him money to kill her and silence her permanently.
Zhang grew distraught as she told her story, so Ling offered to pray for her. Zhang welcomed this and joined Ling in prayer, asking Jesus to guide her life and restore her hope. “Her entire tone and demeanor changed,” Ling said thankfully. “Her voice went from despair to joyful anticipation.”
Chai Ling asked Zhang what she hoped to do by coming forward, and she replied: “I want justice. I would like to get help. I am forever handicapped. My other child is like an orphan, without much support; I am now dependent on my aging mother. I would like to see the perpetrators receive justice by law. I would like to ensure that no more families ever have to go through what I have been through, to be butchered like this.”
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