Shady middle-men are openly advertising on Chinese social media to smuggle blood samples of pregnant women to Hong Kong to skirt the mainland's ban on gender testing, an AFP investigation has found.And speaking of China:
The business thrives on a well-organised underground network that serves the huge demand for illicit sex-selective abortion in mainland China –- driven by limits on family size and an entrenched cultural preference for sons.
In February, a 12-year-old girl headed to Hong Kong was caught at the Shenzhen border carrying 142 vials of blood samples from pregnant women in her backpack.
Taiwan. Want a guaranteed way to piss off China? Put an inflatable Chinese tank, complete with inflatable person to run over, to commemorate the Tiananmen Square massacre pic.twitter.com/GrGyHBiZxZ— ian bremmer (@ianbremmer) May 21, 2019