Chinese activist urges Apple to act on One-Child rule

NEW YORK, Sept. 6, 2012 /Christian Newswire --

By Sara Forden and Adam Satariano from Bloomberg; submitted by China Aid Association:

Chen Guangcheng, the Chinese dissident whose flight to the U.S. in April roiled U.S.-China relations, said iPhone-maker Apple Inc. (AAPL) should take a more outspoken role criticizing China for its one-child policy.

Apple, which hires manufacturers to assemble products such as the iPhone and iPad in China, can help stop forced abortions and other coercive population control measures, Chen said in an interview this week. The blind human-rights activist is betting that Apple's presence in China and the popularity of its products there will help draw attention to the issue.

"Apple in China should take a very active role," Chen said. "There's a huge social responsibility for these international corporations like Apple."

This is the first time since arriving in the U.S. that the civil rights activist is speaking against his country's forced birth control policy, the issue that led to his arrest and jail term in China. Chen received a fellowship to study at New York University after seeking help at the U.S. embassy in Beijing just as high-level talks between the two countries got under way in April.

Chen and other China human-rights advocates are seeking a meeting with Apple Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook to discuss their concerns. They sent a letter to Cook last week asking Apple to adopt measures to end coercive family planning practices in its factories. The proposals included prohibiting access to factories for government family-planning officials and refusing to report women who are pregnant without birth permits. The group also wants other companies, including Cisco Systems Inc. (CSCO), to urge the Chinese government to drop its policy....

Read entire article here.




button02b.gif

Categories

Archives

Pro-Life Articles

add your site
Dakota Voice (Blog) Feb 7, 2016, 8:28 am
Dakota Voice (Blog) Feb 7, 2016, 8:11 am
NoisyRoom.net Feb 7, 2016, 7:23 am
DFW Catholic.org Feb 7, 2016, 6:14 am
CNSNews.com Headlines Feb 7, 2016, 6:05 am
Pro-Life Unity Dec 31, 1969, 7:00 pm
Papa Mike's Blog Feb 7, 2016, 6:02 am
Papa Mike's Blog Feb 7, 2016, 6:13 am
DFW Catholic.org Feb 7, 2016, 5:00 am
CNSNews.com Headlines Feb 7, 2016, 5:05 am
CNSNews.com Headlines Feb 7, 2016, 4:05 am
CNSNews.com Headlines Feb 7, 2016, 3:21 am
CNSNews.com Headlines Feb 7, 2016, 2:15 am
CNSNews.com Headlines Feb 7, 2016, 2:15 am
DFW Catholic.org Feb 7, 2016, 1:12 am
CNSNews.com Headlines Feb 7, 2016, 1:15 am
FREEDOM EDEN Dec 31, 1969, 7:00 pm
DFW Catholic.org Feb 7, 2016, 12:00 am
Deacon's Blog Jan 31, 2016, 12:49 am
Deacon's Blog Feb 7, 2016, 12:56 am
CNSNews.com Headlines Feb 7, 2016, 12:15 am
CNSNews.com Headlines Feb 7, 2016, 12:15 am
CNSNews.com Headlines Feb 7, 2016, 12:25 am
CNSNews.com Headlines Feb 7, 2016, 12:15 am
The Aquila Report Feb 7, 2016, 12:01 am
The Aquila Report Feb 7, 2016, 12:08 am
The Aquila Report Feb 7, 2016, 12:07 am
The Aquila Report Feb 7, 2016, 12:01 am
The Aquila Report Feb 7, 2016, 12:05 am
The Aquila Report Feb 7, 2016, 12:04 am
The Aquila Report Feb 7, 2016, 12:04 am
The Aquila Report Feb 7, 2016, 12:02 am
CNSNews.com Headlines Feb 6, 2016, 11:15 pm
Papa Mike's Blog Feb 6, 2016, 10:43 pm
DFW Catholic.org Feb 6, 2016, 9:45 pm
CNSNews.com Headlines Feb 6, 2016, 10:15 pm
CNSNews.com Headlines Feb 6, 2016, 9:15 pm
CNSNews.com Headlines Feb 6, 2016, 9:15 pm
CNSNews.com Headlines Feb 6, 2016, 9:15 pm
CNSNews.com Headlines Feb 6, 2016, 9:15 pm
Pro-Life Unity Dec 31, 1969, 7:00 pm
Info Theory Dec 31, 1969, 7:00 pm
DFW Catholic.org Feb 6, 2016, 7:00 pm
The Common Room Feb 6, 2016, 8:02 pm
Spero News Dec 31, 1969, 6:00 pm
Spero News Dec 31, 1969, 6:00 pm
Papa Mike's Blog Feb 6, 2016, 8:07 pm
NoisyRoom.net Feb 6, 2016, 7:45 pm
CNSNews.com Headlines Feb 6, 2016, 6:55 pm
CNSNews.com Headlines Feb 6, 2016, 6:55 pm
CNSNews.com Headlines Feb 6, 2016, 7:15 pm
CNSNews.com Headlines Feb 6, 2016, 7:15 pm
SUNLIT UPLANDS Feb 6, 2016, 7:35 pm
NoisyRoom.net Feb 6, 2016, 7:18 pm
DFW Catholic.org Feb 6, 2016, 6:07 pm
DEACON FOR LIFE Feb 6, 2016, 7:15 pm
CNSNews.com Headlines Feb 6, 2016, 6:32 pm
CNSNews.com Headlines Feb 6, 2016, 6:35 pm
What Does Mike Think? Feb 6, 2016, 5:19 pm
Alex Schadenberg Feb 6, 2016, 5:57 pm
Journey of a Catholic Nerd Writer Dec 31, 1969, 7:00 pm
cultureshift Feb 6, 2016, 4:46 pm
cultureshift Feb 6, 2016, 4:56 pm
CNSNews.com Headlines Feb 6, 2016, 4:55 pm
cultureshift Feb 6, 2016, 3:37 pm
Christian Musician...Pro Life! Feb 6, 2016, 11:19 am
DFW Catholic.org Feb 6, 2016, 2:00 pm
DFW Catholic.org Feb 6, 2016, 3:00 pm
cultureshift Feb 6, 2016, 2:13 pm
CNSNews.com Headlines Feb 6, 2016, 2:55 pm
CNSNews.com Headlines Feb 6, 2016, 3:15 pm
CNSNews.com Headlines Feb 6, 2016, 1:15 pm
A Follower of Francis Feb 6, 2016, 1:56 pm
The Common Room Feb 6, 2016, 12:15 pm
Priests for Life Feb 6, 2016, 12:21 pm
DFW Catholic.org Feb 6, 2016, 10:50 am
CNSNews.com Headlines Feb 6, 2016, 12:15 pm
Lake County Right to Life Blog Feb 6, 2016, 11:35 am
Happy Catholic Dec 31, 1969, 7:00 pm
CNSNews.com Headlines Feb 6, 2016, 11:15 am
RealChoice Dec 31, 1969, 7:00 pm
Lake County Right to Life Blog Feb 6, 2016, 10:58 am
Lake County Right to Life Blog Feb 6, 2016, 11:12 am
Lake County Right to Life Blog Feb 6, 2016, 10:53 am
Lake County Right to Life Blog Feb 6, 2016, 10:43 am
Lake County Right to Life Blog Feb 6, 2016, 11:16 am
Lake County Right to Life Blog Feb 6, 2016, 11:24 am
CNSNews.com Headlines Feb 6, 2016, 9:55 am
CNSNews.com Headlines Feb 6, 2016, 9:55 am
Leaven for the Loaf Feb 6, 2016, 8:59 am
DFW Catholic.org Feb 6, 2016, 7:59 am
DFW Catholic.org Feb 6, 2016, 6:57 am
CNSNews.com Headlines Feb 6, 2016, 7:15 am
Papa Mike's Blog Feb 6, 2016, 6:32 am
Papa Mike's Blog Feb 6, 2016, 6:51 am
Papa Mike's Blog Feb 6, 2016, 6:45 am
Les Femmes - The Truth Feb 6, 2016, 6:30 am
DFW Catholic.org Feb 6, 2016, 5:00 am
Dakota Voice (Blog) Feb 6, 2016, 6:34 am
Challies Dot Com Feb 6, 2016, 6:52 am
NoisyRoom.net Feb 6, 2016, 5:44 am
Dakota Voice (Blog) Feb 6, 2016, 6:02 am
FREEDOM EDEN Dec 31, 1969, 7:00 pm
CNSNews.com Headlines Feb 6, 2016, 4:15 am
Rebelution Feb 6, 2016, 4:00 am
CNSNews.com Headlines Feb 6, 2016, 3:15 am
DFW Catholic.org Feb 6, 2016, 1:11 am
Papa Mike's Blog Feb 6, 2016, 1:38 am
Papa Mike's Blog Feb 6, 2016, 1:54 am
FREEDOM EDEN Dec 31, 1969, 7:00 pm
Colossians Three Sixteen Feb 6, 2016, 1:05 am
CNSNews.com Headlines Feb 6, 2016, 12:55 am
Christian Musician...Pro Life! Feb 5, 2016, 4:48 pm
Outside the Asylum Feb 6, 2016, 1:21 am
cultureshift Feb 6, 2016, 12:50 am
cultureshift Feb 6, 2016, 1:02 am
Alex Schadenberg Feb 6, 2016, 1:07 am
The Aquila Report Feb 6, 2016, 12:01 am
The Aquila Report Feb 6, 2016, 12:01 am
The Aquila Report Feb 6, 2016, 12:01 am
The Aquila Report Feb 6, 2016, 12:01 am
The Aquila Report Feb 6, 2016, 12:08 am
The Aquila Report Feb 6, 2016, 12:01 am
The Aquila Report Feb 6, 2016, 12:01 am
Greater Fitchburg For Life Dec 31, 1969, 7:00 pm
Greater Fitchburg For Life Feb 6, 2016, 12:20 am
Greater Fitchburg For Life Dec 31, 1969, 7:00 pm
cultureshift Feb 5, 2016, 11:15 pm
cultureshift Feb 5, 2016, 11:46 pm
CNSNews.com Headlines Feb 5, 2016, 11:05 pm
CNSNews.com Headlines Feb 5, 2016, 10:55 pm
CNSNews.com Headlines Feb 5, 2016, 11:05 pm
OneLadyFights4Life Feb 5, 2016, 11:19 pm
CNSNews.com Headlines Feb 5, 2016, 10:15 pm
DEACON FOR LIFE Feb 5, 2016, 10:15 pm
CNSNews.com Headlines Feb 5, 2016, 9:25 pm
CNSNews.com Headlines Feb 5, 2016, 9:25 pm
CNSNews.com Headlines Feb 5, 2016, 9:25 pm
cultureshift Feb 5, 2016, 8:49 pm
EmpowerShop Prolife Feb 5, 2016, 6:58 pm
DFW Catholic.org Feb 5, 2016, 7:00 pm
Dakota Voice (Blog) Feb 5, 2016, 8:09 pm
CNSNews.com Headlines Feb 5, 2016, 6:45 pm
The Black Kettle Feb 5, 2016, 7:31 pm
The Black Kettle Feb 5, 2016, 7:34 pm
Spero News Dec 31, 1969, 6:00 pm
LifeNews Feb 5, 2016, 6:58 pm
LifeNews Feb 5, 2016, 6:25 pm
LifeNews Feb 5, 2016, 6:30 pm
EmpowerShop Prolife Feb 5, 2016, 5:48 pm
EmpowerShop Prolife Feb 5, 2016, 6:03 pm
EmpowerShop Prolife Feb 5, 2016, 6:25 pm
EmpowerShop Prolife Feb 5, 2016, 6:30 pm
cultureshift Feb 5, 2016, 6:29 pm
CNSNews.com Headlines Feb 5, 2016, 6:05 pm
CNSNews.com Headlines Feb 5, 2016, 6:05 pm
NoisyRoom.net Feb 5, 2016, 6:10 pm
NoisyRoom.net Feb 5, 2016, 5:33 pm
LifeNews Feb 5, 2016, 6:03 pm
LifeNews Feb 5, 2016, 5:48 pm
LifeNews Feb 5, 2016, 5:42 pm
EmpowerShop Prolife Feb 5, 2016, 5:12 pm
EmpowerShop Prolife Feb 5, 2016, 5:42 pm
DFW Catholic.org Feb 5, 2016, 4:18 pm
DFW Catholic.org Feb 5, 2016, 3:34 pm
DFW Catholic.org Feb 5, 2016, 5:18 pm
DFW Catholic.org Feb 5, 2016, 5:26 pm
DFW Catholic.org Feb 5, 2016, 5:15 pm
DEACON FOR LIFE Feb 5, 2016, 6:15 pm
CNSNews.com Headlines Feb 5, 2016, 5:45 pm
The Black Kettle Feb 5, 2016, 4:47 pm
Pro-Life Unity Dec 31, 1969, 7:00 pm
LifeNews Feb 5, 2016, 4:40 pm
LifeNews Feb 5, 2016, 5:12 pm
LifeNews Feb 5, 2016, 4:26 pm
EmpowerShop Prolife Feb 5, 2016, 4:26 pm
EmpowerShop Prolife Feb 5, 2016, 4:40 pm
cultureshift Feb 5, 2016, 4:35 pm
cultureshift Feb 5, 2016, 5:06 pm
CNSNews.com Headlines Feb 5, 2016, 4:55 pm
The Interim Feb 5, 2016, 4:00 pm
DFW Catholic.org Feb 5, 2016, 2:52 pm
DEACON FOR LIFE Feb 5, 2016, 4:15 pm
The Interim Feb 5, 2016, 3:01 pm
The Interim Feb 5, 2016, 2:59 pm
The Interim Feb 5, 2016, 3:18 pm