Chinese organ harvesting targets political, religious prisoners

BY CARLEN ZHANG Journalist Ethan Gutmann recently delved into one of China’s darkest secrets: the Chinese Communist Party’s monstrous live organ harvesting practice. In March 2006, the first word about live organ harvesting escaped China, when a surgeon’s ex-wife fled from China to reveal that Chinese authorities in a concentration camp in Sujiatun, China murdered…

Chinese Doctors Involved in Cambodian Organ Trafficking Scheme

BY EPOCH TIMES An organ trafficking ring operating out of a Cambodian military hospital was broken up in August, as Cambodian police made nine arrests, including at least one Chinese doctor and professor who acted as a consultant and trainer for the group. State-led organ harvesting is common in the People’s Republic of China, especially…

David Matas: ‘Transplant Tourism from the Middle East’

BY DAVID MATAS Remarks prepared for delivery to the Middle East Society for Organ Transplantation, Istanbul, Turkey, 10 September, 2014 There needs to be more of an effort in the Middle East to combat transplant tourism from the Middle East. National professional associations should require compliance with international standards. My focus is, in particular, transplant…

Unbelievable! Over 2,500 Signatures from a City in China!

BY MINGHUI Between February and June 2014, 2,595 people in Zhangjiakou City, Hebei Province, and surrounding areas signed a petition denouncing these crimes, and demanding that the organ harvesting be stopped. One woman was enraged after hearing about the atrocity, “The CCP is killing people! Who wouldn’t sign the petition to stop it? I am…

Hospital in China’s South Was Awash With Organs

BY EPOCH TIMES Throughout the 1980s, Chinese authorities ran a secret hospital at the base of Baiyun Mountain in China’s south, where death row prisoners were executed and their organs made available for transplant into the bodies of overseas Chinese, according to the testimony of a former official. The former official, identified by the alias of…

China’s Transplant Officials Seem to Preempt Book’s Critique

BY EPOCH TIMES Days after the publication of a new book on state-run organ harvesting of prisoners of conscience in China, Chinese authorities have published a flurry of articles, statements, and claims—some of them contradictory—decrying organ trafficking rings, affirming the commitment to no longer using prisoners of conscience, and sternly noting the illegality of organ trading…

Journalists and Doctors Further Expose and Condemn Organ Harvesting in China

BY MINGHUI.ORG Forced organ harvesting of Falun Gong practitioners has gained more and more attention from journalists, doctors, and human rights activists, as a result of practitioners’ persistent grassroots efforts to raise the awareness. Exposés of this crime against humanity have recently appeared in a new book, and in articles in American Journal of Transplantation and New York Post.…

Excerpt from Ethan Gutmann’s book “The Slaughter”

Ethan Gutmann’s new book The Slaughter (Prometheus Books, 2014) reports findings that have been anticipated by investigators and advocates worldwide. Without excessive commentary, Gutmann presents the stark reality of the lived experience of a witness found credible beyond doubt, of her dreams (in italics) and psychological state, and the deeply personal attempts of the victim…

Update on Numbers – Organ Transplants & Sources in China

by David Matas Remarks prepared for a parallel and poster presentation to the World Trade Congress, San Francisco, California, USA, 29 July, 2014) How many organ transplants are there each year in China? What are the sources of these organs? David Kilgour and I, in a report published first in July 2006 and then January…

Organ Procurement From Executed Prisoners in China

By The American Society of Transplantation and the American Society of Transplant Surgeons Organ procurement from executed prisoners in China is internationally condemned, yet this practice continues unabated in 2014. This is despite repeated announce- ments from Chinese authorities that constructive measures have been undertaken to conform to accepted ethical standards. While there is unanimous…

In China, President of Hospital Tied to Organ Harvesting Investigated

By Epoch Times The president of a hospital in northeastern China’s Jilin Province that has been reported as practicing forced, live organ harvesting from Falun Gong practitioners has been targeted by the Chinese Communist Party’s disciplinary body. On Aug. 3 the Central Commission Of Discipline Inspection announced that Wang Guanjun, president of The First Hospital Of…

Investigation Leads: Evidence of Forced Organ Harvesting in Handan City

By minghui.org The Chinese Communist Party’s (CCP) crime of harvesting organs from living Falun Gong practitioners is unprecedented in human history and has been called, “a new form of evil yet to be seen on this planet.” Since March 2006 when it was first reported that the CCP was harvesting organs from persecuted Falun Gong…