1. Russia

Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty: ‘We Mustn’t Live In The Stone Age’: Russian Authorities Probing Claims Of Coerced Sterilization In Yekaterinburg

Listen to this article
At least two women have publicly claimed they underwent sterilization after being threatened by doctors at a state-run residential facility in Yekaterinburg. The Sverdlovsk region rights ombudswoman and local prosecutors are investigating allegations that at least 15 residents were sterilized under duress in the past 15 years.

Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty