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Chinese Woman Sues Government Over Forced Abortion

Chinese protesters have long petitioned the central government for help and to address wrongs committed by local officials in their home communities.  But a recent case of a woman who sued the government instead of petitioning for help could mark the beginning of a new trend. Xia Runying, who lives in rural Jiangxi Province, filed a lawsuit against the Chinese government over her forced sterilization.   While a Chinese court declined to hear her suit this month, analysts note...

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