Australia, New Zealand and Transplant Abuse in China – Remarks by David Matas

Australia, New Zealand and Transplant Abuse in China (Revised remarks prepared for a Parliamentary briefing in Canberra, November 23, 2022, and Adelaide, South Australia November 29, 2022 and a public forum in Auckland, New Zealand, December 1, 2022)   by David Matas 21 December 2022   I. Introduction    One reason, though far from the only,…

Organ Transplant Abuse in China and Legal Responses – Remarks by David Matas, Gold Coast, Australia

Organ Transplant Abuse in China and Legal Responses (Remarks prepared for delivery to the World Congress for Medical Law, Gold Coast, Australia, December 7th, 2022) by David Matas   The Congress theme for the papers presented today is medicine and technology. The technology I wish to address is the technology of organ transplantation.    The…

Acting Against Transplant Abuse in China – Remarks by David Matas, Canberra, Australia

Acting Against Transplant Abuse in China (Remarks prepared for a Parliamentary briefing Canberra, Australia November 23, 2022)   by David Matas   Thank you for giving me an opportunity to speak to you today about transplant abuse in China.  I have been working on this issue now for more than sixteen years, and have met before…

Former CCP Leader Jiang Zemin Who First Issued the Order to Harvest Organs from Falun Gong Practitioners, Dies

Former Chinese Communist Party Leader Jiang Zemin Who First Issued the Order to Harvest Organs from Falun Gong Practitioners, Dies Former Chinese leader Jiang Zemin, who is responsible for launching the brutal persecution against people who practice Falun Gong (Buddhist Qigong), has died. He was 96. Jiang Zemin, was the communist regime’s top leader from…

CECC 2022 Annual Report Includes Forced Organ Harvesting in China

Congressional-Executive Commission on China (CECC) 2022 Annual Report Includes Forced Organ Harvesting in China   November 14th 2022 (WASHINGTON, DC): U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley (D-OR) and U.S. Representative James P. McGovern (D-MA), Chair and Cochair of the bipartisan and bicameral CECC, issued the Commission’s 2022 Annual Report on human rights conditions and rule of law developments…

New Amendment to Procurement Bill Moved in the UK House of Lords – Combatting Forced Organ Harvesting

New Amendment to Procurement Bill Moved in the UK House of Lords – Combatting Forced Organ Harvesting   Procurement Bill – House of Lords committee stage amendment on forced organ harvesting. The amendment would block U.K. public contracts with companies that could be complicit in facilitating forced organ harvesting.   “[The] amendment is designed to…

Innovation and Value: Organ Transplant Abuse in China – Remarks by David Matas

Innovation and Value: Organ Transplant Abuse in China (Remarks prepared for an International Academic Forum conference on arts, media and culture, Kyoto, Japan, October 20, 2022) By David Matas   This paper is intended as a contribution to the International Academic Forum Innovation and Value Initiative. The approach of the Initiative, as described on the…

JHLT Article: Transplant Ethics and Forced Organ Harvesting

Perspective Article published in the Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation Transplant Ethics and Forced Organ Harvesting   Click HERE to read the full article   In this Perspective article, the authors comment on the recent statement from the International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation (ISHLT) regarding transplant ethics. The article concludes that this…

International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation Issues Policy Regarding Transplant Abuse in China

International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation Issues Policy Regarding Transplant Abuse in China   Click HERE to read the full policy statement The ISHLT Policy Statement can also be found on their policy page and in the Guidelines for Submitting Abstracts.   The International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation (ISHLT) issued a policy…

WATCH: Roundtable Discussion – Doctors Against Forced Organ Harvesting

Roundtable Discussion: Forced Organ Harvesting from Living People – Past, Present, Future   June 9th, 2022: A roundtable discussion on forced organ harvesting was held by Doctors Against Forced Organ Harvesting. During the discussion, Professor Martin Elliott commented that the recent Advisory published by Global Rights Compliance provides important guidance for medical institutions to take…