Researcher defends Chinese Uighur birth control report

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A Chinese government policy of forced sterilisation has led to a steep decline in birth rates among the country’s Uighur community, a researcher has claimed. Adrian Zens, senior fellow at the Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation, says he based his report on Chinese government documents, family planning documents, reports, and witness testimonies, describing the policy as ‘drastic, horrific, and unprecedented’.

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