Tuesday, December 27, 2011
From the BBC:
Police in China say they have rescued nearly 200 children after uncovering two child-trafficking gangs.
More than 600 people were arrested in raids in 10 Chinese provinces.
A BBC correspondent in Beijing says the staggering numbers in the investigation reveal the scale of the country's child-trafficking problem.
Critics blame China's one-child policy and lax adoption laws, which they say have created a thriving underground market for buying children.
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