ETAC Training Series: Business & Human Rights – An Important Focus for Advocacy

Modern Slavery is an important area of advocacy which includes organ trafficking. Understanding the ‘supply chain’ obligations of universities, hospitals, medical institutions and business is critical to calling for accountability and justice. This presentation and Q&A focus on the following: – What are the UN Business and Human Rights Guidelines and how do they relate…

ETAC Training Series: The Role of Photos and Videos As Evidence Of Human Rights Abuses

The proliferation of smartphones and social media has increased awareness of events that might otherwise go unreported. However, as digital data is easy to manipulate, it can be difficult, if not impossible, to use this footage as evidence. Even footage depicting heinous crimes, if it cannot be verified, may be of little use to legal…

Uyghur Tribunal Public Hearings Announced: June 4th – 7th

A date for the Uyghur Tribunal Public Hearings has been announced. The Uyghur Tribunal is an independent People’s Tribunal, chaired by Sir Geoffrey Nice QC, investigating China’s alleged Genocide and Crimes against Humanity against Uyghurs, Kazakhs, and other Turkic Muslim Populations – www.uyghurtribunal.com Over four days and eight sessions, the Uyghur Tribunal will interview expert…

US State Department International Religious Freedom Report Includes China’s Forced Organ Harvesting

On May 12, 2021, the United States Department of State released their 2020 report on International Religious Freedom. The section on China (Includes Tibet, Xinjiang, Hong Kong, and Macau) contains documents and factual accounts revealing human rights violations and abuses committed by the Chinese Communist Party. The report also details the atrocities of forced organ…

2021 U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom Report: Key Findings on China

The 2021 United States Commission on International Religious Freedom report states:  “According to reports, thousands of Falun Gong practitioners were harassed and arrested during 2020 for practicing their faith, and some likely died due to abuse and torture while in custody. Credible international reports also suggested that organ harvesting, including from Falun Gong practitioners, likely…

Texas Resolution Condemning China’s Practice of Involuntary Organ Harvesting

On April 22, the State of Texas passed a resolution condemning forced organ harvesting by the Chinese Communist Party. The following decision was unanimously reached: “RESOLVED, That the 87th Legislature of the State of Texas hereby strongly condemn China’s practice of involuntary organ harvesting; and, be it further “RESOLVED, That the 87th Legislature of the State…

Public Statement by the Malaysian Consultative Council of Islamic Organization (MAPIM) on Forced Organ Harvesting in China

CHINA MUST EXPLAIN BARBARIC ORGAN HARVESTING We demand China to explain a report  on the killing of Muslim prisoners to harvest ‘Halal’ organs for rich Saudis. The report from a witness confirms the “slaughter on-demand” of China’s Muslim prisoners to provide “Halal” organs for rich Saudi customers. This trade, if true, would be the most…

The Heartless Art of Forced Organ Harvesting: The Jordan Harbinger Show Interviews David Kilgour

Jordan Harbinger from The Jordan Harbinger Show interviews David Kilgour about forced organ harvesting in China. In the podcast, Jordan and David discuss: Who is targeted by the Chinese government for forced organ harvesting, and why? How long has this illicit trade been going on, and who does it benefit? How much does a healthy kidney,…

Public Statement by the Italian Federation for Human Rights on Forced Organ Harvesting Practice in the People’s Republic of China

FIDU – Italian Federation for Human Rights supports the work carried out by the International Coalition to End Transplant Abuse in China. FIDU strongly condemns organ trafficking and forced organ harvesting. This crime against humanity has been going on for decades and seems to be annually increasing, carried out by secret networks of state-run hospitals,…

Nine Virginia Counties Pass Resolutions Condemning the CCP’s Forced Organ Harvesting in 2021

    April 22, Westmorland County Resolution: “NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Westmoreland County Board of Supervisors urges the United States government to thoroughly investigate organ transplant practices in China and take all reasonable steps to end the practice of nonconsensual organ harvesting from Falun Gong practitioners; and “BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that…

Why journals should stop publishing transplantation research from China – The BMJ

Pressure is building from the international transplant professional to end all collaborations with China in relation to organ transplantation medicine, research and training. As explained by Dr Adnan Sharif, there is also a responsibility on medical journals to uphold ethical standards, “Ensuring ethical practice in China requires a robust international response rather than flaccid engagement.…

“Real Bodies” Interview with ETAC’s Belgium Manager, Elke Van den Brande by Knack Magazine

Original article – https://www.knack.be/nieuws/belgie/een-lichaam-van-een-vermoord-persoon-kan-nooit-respectvol-geexposeerd-worden/article-longread-1701029.html   On February 15, 2021, an interview about the ‘Real Bodies’ exhibition in Antwerp (Belgium) with Elke Van den Brande, ETAC’s national manager for Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg, was published on Knack.be. Knack is a Dutch-language Belgian current affairs and opinion magazine. Together Knack Magazine and the Knack.be website attract…

United States Congress

PRESS RELEASE: Bipartisan Stop Forced Organ Harvesting Bill of 2021 Introduced in the United States

‘Stop Forced Organ Harvesting Act of 2021’ welcomed after bi-partisan introduction to both houses of the United States Congress US Legislators take action to protect US citizens and to stop a horrifying trade in China that claims the lives of innocent victims [10 March 2021]: The Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation (VOC) and the International…

Bill to Combat Organ Harvesting to be Debated in French Parliament

View Bill 3316 presented by MP Frédérique Dumas here: “Legislative proposal aimed at ensuring ethical respect for organ donation by our non-European partners,” https://www.assemblee-nationale.fr/dyn/15/textes/l15b3316_proposition-loi Translated article by Le Monde. French MPs call for transparency in scientific cooperation with China About sixty elected officials are concerned about the removal of organs from death row inmates, even…