Feng Chai Yang said she kicked and screamed as Chinese government officials and doctors implanted an intrauterine device in her body. She claims she was dragged from her home to a hospital for the procedures required under China's one-child policy. The question of whether Yang's experience makes her eligible for political asylum in the U.S. was before the 11th Circuit last week. But, like two other federal circuits, the court declined to answer the politically volatile question involving two superpowers.
11th Circuit Considers Woman's Asylum Claim Based on China's Mandatory Birth Control Policy
Daily Business Review
August 5, 2005