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China: Baby-stealing Obstetrician Faces Death Penalty

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A doctor in northern China faces a possible death sentence after confessing to stealing seven newborn babies and selling them to human traffickers. State media reported that Zhang Shuxia, who delivered babies at a hospital in Shaanxi province's Fuping county, acknowledged in court to trafficking the seven babies. The 55-year-old obstetrician was accused of persuading parents to give up their children after falsely claiming they had serious, congenital diseases. Six of the...

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