Mr Engel Opening Statement on H.Res. 281at Full Committee Markup

By National Journal WASHINGTON, DC-Representative Eliot L. Engel, the leading Democrat on the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, today delivered the following remarks at a full Committee markup of a resolution expressing concern over reports of state-sanctioned organ harvesting in China (H.Res. 281). “Chairman, thank you for holding this important markup…” “I also support H.Res. 281,…

Ethan Gutmann’s The Slaughter – Book Teaser

THE SLAUGHTER: MASS KILLINGS, ORGAN HARVESTING, AND CHINA’S SECRET SOLUTION TO ITS DISSIDENT PROBLEM The inside story of China’s organ transplant business and its macabre connection with internment camps and killing fields for arrested dissidents, especially the adherents of Falun Gong. Mass murder is alive and well. That is the stark conclusion of this comprehensive…

World Remembers Persecution of Falun Gong and Harvesting of Practitioners’ Vital Organs

By Epoch Times LOS ANGELES—Over 150 Falun Gong practitioners gathered opposite the Chinese Consulate in Los Angeles on July 20 to commemorate the persecution that began 15 years ago and demand the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) cease its atrocities against the practice. Dr. Yingnian Wu, a professor at UCLA and spokesperson for Falun Gong practitioners in…

Australian Parliamentarians Unite Against Forced Organ Harvesting

By Epoch Times SYDNEY—Members of the Australian Parliament have joined forces for the first time to address the pressing global issues of forced organ harvesting and transplant tourism. Forced organ harvesting is the removal of organs from a donor without obtaining prior voluntary consent, according to Doctors Against Forced Organ Harvesting (DAFOH). Medical tourists from countries…

Chinese Embassy Military Attache Arrested for Attacking Peaceful Protest (Video)

By Epoch Times BUENOS AIRES, Argentina–A gang made up of members of local Chinese associations attacked Argentine practitioners of the Falun Dafa spiritual discipline (also known as Falun Gong) who were protesting on Friday, July 18, as the visit of Chinese leader Xi Jinping began. The protest was about the brutal persecution of  Falun Dafa practitioners in China…

Senators Condemn Forced Organ Harvesting in Rally at Capital Hill

By Minghui AUSTRALIA – A rally in front of Parliament House condemned the Chinese Communist Party’s (CCP) systematic and state-sanctioned crime of harvesting organs from living Falun Gong practitioners. Senator John Madigan, Member of Parliament Craig Kelly and Professor Maria Fiatarone Singh from the University of Sydney spoke at the rally. MP Andrew Wilkie delivered a letter to…

Event Outside Parliament Draws Public Attention to Live Organ Harvesting

By Minghui LONDON – A unique scene unfolding on the square in front of Parliament caught the attention of passers-by. A group of Falun Gong practitioners wearing yellow T-shirts or golden exercise outfits demonstrated the five sets of Falun Gong exercises. Beside them was a large banner worded, “The world needs Truth, Compassion, Tolerance.” The activity…

15 Years Too Long: Illegal Organ Harvesting & Persecution Falun Gong in China

By Epoch Times OTTAWA—Fifteen years ago on July 20, 1999, the Chinese Communist Party launched a genocidal campaign against some 70 to 100 million adherents of the Falun Gong spiritual faith in China—a campaign that continues unabated today. To mark this tragic anniversary, practitioners of Falun Gong, also called Falun Dafa, and their supporters gathered in…

Members of Congress Call for Ending Forced Organ Harvesting

By Epoch Times WASHINGTON—A bipartisan group of members of Congress and leaders of human rights organizations observed on Thursday an anniversary that communist China would prefer be ignored—the 15th year of the persecution of Falun Gong. Hundreds of Falun Gong practitioners and supporters converged on the West Lawn of the Capitol to cheer speeches calling for…

Rally Commemorating 15 Years of Falun Gong Persecution by party-state in China 

By Hon David Kilgour Embassy of China, 515 St. Patrick St. Ottawa 17 July 2014 Thanks to Alex Neve, secretary general of Amnesty International Canada, Paul Li, a survivor of the persecution, and to all of you for coming today to protest the crimes against humanity that have now continued for 15 years against Falun Gong…

Europe Moves to Outlaw Organ Trafficking Worldwide

By Epoch Times An official European representative body has promulgated a new convention outlawing the trafficking in human organs, calling on all countries to become signatories to it and criminalize the practice and punish offenders. The convention, called the “Council of Europe Convention against Trafficking in Human Organs” was adopted by the Council of Europe’s Committee…

Minneapolis, Minnesota: Locals Say “No” to Forced Organ Harvesting in China

By Minghui At the third Minnesota Food Truck Fair, a free annual event in uptown Minneapolis that brings people together from all around the State of Minnesota, visitors were offered an opportunity to support a worthy cause while enjoying gourmet food. At the June 29 event, Falun gong practitioners shared the facts of the persecution that…

Zurich: Signature Drive Calls for Ending the Chinese Communist Regime’s Organ Harvesting Atrocity

By Minghui Display boards describing the crimes of state-sanctioned organ harvesting from living Falun Gong practitioners in China were seen by locals and foreigners on the morning of July 5, 2014, as they walked along the bustling Bahnhof Strasse shopping avenue in Zurich, Switzerland. Many passersby signed their names to the signature petition, which was…

Italian Medical Community Changes Pace in Fight Against International Organ Trafficking

By Epoch Times The world is acting quickly to counter the international traffic organs and Italy is in the game. Only three days ago, July 9th, the Council of Europe adopted the first convention to combat human organs traffic, encouraging a “close international cooperation between Member States [of the Council] and non-member states.” Yesterday at the Italian…

Account Sheds Light on Organ Harvesting From Falun Gong in China

By Epoch Times COPENHAGEN, Denmark—Yang Guang and his old friend, a logistics officer at a major hospital in northeastern China, had everything planned: the officer would slowly, carefully, over many months, collect the files and documents moving across his desk that showed a pattern of illicit organ harvesting at the hospital. Then, he would leave China…

The Disappearing China Organ Transplantation Conference

By Epoch Times The month of June this year was to be one of celebration for the Chinese transplant community. An important conference was planned, the agenda of which was “to establish China as a model for the international standards now set forth by World Health Organization’s Guiding Principles and the Declaration of Istanbul,” the two…