The Arithmetic of Compassion

Physic numbing: Forced Organ Harvesting and Torture in China by Andrew Quist

The Arithmetic of Compassion website raises awareness of psychological obstacles to compassion, including psychic numbing, pseudoinefficacy, and the prominence effect. “A famous saying goes, “One death is a tragedy; a million deaths is a statistic.” Due to psychic numbing, our sympathy for suffering and loss declines precipitously when we are presented with increasing numbers of…

Organ Harvesting Poster Competition Begins (Taiwan International Organ Transplant Care Association)

The Taiwan International Organ Transplant Care Association (TIOTCA) are running a poster competition for artists all over the world. Introductory competition information below. For more information and to submit a poster please visit: https://posteraward.organcare.org/Lang/en https://posteraward.organcare.org/Lang/en/Regulations/Regulations Event Objective Authors and artists at different era have used their expertise to record the great changes of times. From…

WATCH – China at a Crossroads – Standing up for Human Rights During the Coronavirus Pandemic

This event was hosted and co-sponsored by the Montreal Institute for Genocide and Human Rights Studies, Freedom House, the National Endowment for Democracy, China Digital Times, the Geneva Summit for Human Rights and Democracy, the Uyghur Rights Advocacy Project, Canada Tibet Committee, International Coalition to End Transplant Abuse in China, the Federation for a Democratic…

Report & Declaration: Asia Symposium on Combatting Organ Trafficking & Transplant Tourism, Japan

On November 20th, 2019 an Asian symposium was held in Tokyo, Japan.  A joint statement named the Declaration of Tokyo on Organ Transplant Abuse in China was released at the conclusion of the event.  Read the declaration below, and view the presentations in their report. https://www.organcare.org.tw/Docs/結論手冊_防制器官販運及器官移植旅遊亞洲研討會.pdf Declaration of Tokyo on organ transplant abuse in China…

Covid-19

The CBC, the CCP and COVID-19

by David Matas & David Kilgour (first featured in the Winnipeg Sun – 11 May 2020) Research we have done since 2006 on the mass killing in China of prisoners of conscience for their organs has led us inevitably to learn about other more general subjects. The coronavirus disease of 2019 caught the world by surprise. But,…

ETAC: University of Toronto Student Event

University of Toronto Student Event

On March 10,2020 University of Toronto students hosted a well-attended event on the mass incarceration of targeted populations in China–notably Uyghurs and Falun Gong practitioners. The program also featured how these persecuted minorities are being blood and tissue typed and their organs harvested without consent. A shortened version of the award winning movie “Hard to Believe”…

Royal Australasian College of Physicians

Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP) issue statement on organ trafficking

The Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP) – the peak body for medical specialists in Australia and New Zealand – issued a statement condemning trafficking in organs, including organ removal without valid consent or authorisation, or any collaboration with transplant doctors involved in trafficking organs from prisoners and ethnic or religious minorities. Read the full…

Wendy Rogers

Prof Wendy Rogers listed in Nature’s Top 10 Who Mattered in Science for 2019

Prestigious science journal Nature listed transplant ethicist Wendy Rogers as one of “10 people who mattered in science in 2019”. Wendy is professor of Clinical Ethics at Macquarie University, Australia, and ETAC’s Advisory Committee Chair. Her research on ethical failures in organ transplants studies from China was ground breaking and resulted in two journals retracting…

THE WORLD UYGHUR CONGRESS CONCLUDES A SUCCESSFUL CONFERENCE AND MEDIA TRAINING WORKSHOP IN BRUSSELS

World Uyghur Congress conference ‘The Uyghur Crisis: China’s Laboratory for Rights Abuses’ – Brussels

Representatives from ETAC spoke at the World Uyghur Congress conference at the European Parliament 7-10 Dec 2019 on the international effort to combat organ harvesting. Topics included the work of ETAC, a framework and roadmap for Uyghurs to take action on organ harvesting, and how to engage within legal frameworks and international forums. The following…