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Chinese Mother, Fined $54,200 for Flouting One-child Policy, Sues Police

Chinese warehouse worker Liu Fei was fined 330,000 yuan ($54,200), or 14 times her yearly wage, for having a second child. Her failure to pay means the boy has no access to basic rights like schooling or healthcare.   Liu's desperation prompted a fruitless attempt to sell her kidney and her eight-year-old boy's plea to sell his instead.   Their dilemma has now triggered a rare legal battle against the police for denying the boy a “hukou” – a household registration - due...

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