Australian Parliamentary Report – Compassion, Not Commerce: An Inquiry into Human Organ Trafficking and Organ Transplant Tourism

Compassion, Not Commerce: An Inquiry into Human Organ Trafficking and Organ Transplant Tourism (Download Full Report) Human Rights Sub-Committee House of Representatives Joint Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade (See Excerpts Below) Sub-Committee view 2.73  The Sub-Committee recognises the serious nature of the allegations made with regard to organ trafficking in China. The…

Prof Wendy Rogers Receives NHRMRC Ethics Award

Australia’s peak funding body for medical research, the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) – held its biannual Research Excellence Awards this week. Wendy Rogers, Professor of Clinical Ethics at Macquarie University, Australia, and ETAC’s Advisory Committee Chair, was awarded the prestigious Ethics Award. NHMRC’s Ethics Award recognises outstanding Australians for their contributions to…

BMJ Open: World-First Study Calls for Mass Retraction of 400 Chinese Organ Transplant Papers

  View and download the BMJ OPEN report here – ‘Compliance with ethical standards in the reporting of donor sources and ethics review in peer-reviewed publications involving organ transplantation in China: a scoping review’. Media Coverage: The Guardian – Call for Retraction of 400 Scientific Papers Amid Fears Organ Came From Chinese Prisoners The Australian…

ETAC Press Statements for the Independent Tribunal into Forced Organ Harvesting of Prisoners of Conscience in China

Independent Tribunal into Forced Organ Harvesting of Prisoners of Conscience in China Susie Hughes – Executive Director, Co-founder The China Tribunal has been initiated by the International Coalition to End Transplant Abuse in China (ETAC), an international not for profit organisation, with headquarters in Australia and National Committees in the UK, USA, Canada, New Zealand…

China and the Universal Periodic Review 2018

China and the Universal Periodic Review 2018 by David Matas Introduction The human rights record of every member country of the United Nations comes up periodically for review at the UN Human Rights Council.  For each country’s Universal Periodic Review session, three hours is allocated.  The sessions are billed as interactive dialogues. Each state subject…

American Society of Criminology: Roundtable on Human Rights Violations in Organ Procurement Practice in China

November 15, 2018 The 2018 American Society of Criminology annual meeting in Atlanta, Georgia, featured a roundtable on “Human rights violations in organ procurement practice in China.” Matthew Robertson, China Studies Research Fellow at the Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation, and Peter Liu, Professor of Criminology at Monmouth University, gave presentations to a highly interested…

“We Shall Not Be Complicit” – Taiwan’s Doctors, Lawyers and Educators Make Public Declaration

WE SHALL NOT BE COMPLICIT  Declaration Against Organ Trafficking and Forced Organ Donation For Transplantation by Medical Professionals  We are a Group of Medical Professionals and Medical School Educators In the last twenty some years, persistent and credible evidence of state-sponsored organ trafficking, forced/involuntary organ donation for transplantation, and even live organ harvesting have continued…

Open Letter to Haifa Economic Corporation, Haifa Mayor – Urgent Concerns re Transplant Surgeon Dong Jiahong and the China-Israel Hi-tech Investment Summit

NOTE: ETAC received written confirmation from Haifa Economic Corporation that Dong Jiahong would not attend the November 18-20 event. Einat Kalish-RotemMayor of HaifaHassan Shukri 14Haifa, ISRAEL 3310511 Or ShahafCEO of Haifa Economic CorporationPark MATAMHaifa, ISRAEL 3190500 Ziv TamirMessilaPark MATAMHaifa, ISRAEL 3190500 November 7, 2018 Re: Withdraw Invitation to Prof. Dong Jiahong for the “China-Israel Hi-tech…

Universal Periodic Review ETAC Statement: China Must Account for the Vast Number of Transplants in its Hospitals Report

What is the UN Universal Periodic Review? Advance questions to China 1 Advance questions to China 2   ETAC STATEMENT China at the Universal Periodic Review must account for the vast number of transplants its hospitals report, up to 100,000 a year, far beyond the official figures – 13,263 for the year 2016. Researchers David…