Doctors Reject the Sugar Coating on China’s Transplant Business

Doctors call on the international community to press for transparency on organ sources in China. WASHINGTON, April 7, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — The international community should not find relief from the crisis in transplant medicine in China’s recent promise to end the harvesting of organs from executed prisoners, said the medical watchdog organization, Doctors Against Forced Organ…

Organ Harvesting, and China: An Interview with Ethan Gutmann

BY: SHELLEY B. BLANK Ethan Gutmann is the author of “The Slaughter” (Prometheus, 2014) and “Losing the New China” (Encounter, 2004). He has written widely on China issues for publications such as the Wall Street Journal Asia, Investor’s Business Daily, Weekly Standard, National Review, and World Affairs Journal, and he has provided testimony and briefings…

Chinese Prison Guard’s Revelations of Organ Harvesting Attract Official Censure

By Frank Fang, Epoch Times and Matthew Robertson, Epoch Times   It was the sort of story that appears constantly online in China, most of the time impossible to verify or say anything more about than, “Oh wow, now that’s bad.” But this particular Internet post—a 5,000 word exposé about the extraction of prisoner organs,…

China’s Former Security Chief Implicated in Organ Harvesting

By Matthew Robertson, Epoch Times Loyalist to former Chinese leader Jiang Zemin blamed for state-run organ trade   In a shocking shift in a public narrative, China’s top organ transplantation official blamed the former chief security boss and longtime Jiang Zemin loyalist, Zhou Yongkang, for the state’s use of prisoners as a live organ bank. The…

Hon. David Kilgour, J.D – Speech at International Conference on Religious Freedom

by Hon. David Kilgour, J.D   International Conference on Religious Freedom In Honour of Hon. Shahbaz Bhatti A 2011 Pew Forum study estimated that Christians then numbered about 2.1 billion worldwide. According to the International Society for Human Rights, a secular group with members in 38 countries, 80 per cent of all acts of religious…

SARS Whistleblower Exposes Organ Harvesting by Chinese Military

By Matthew Robertson, Epoch Times The Chinese doctor who made world headlines in 2003 by exposing the coverup of the deadly disease Sudden Acute Respiratory Syndrome, or SARS, has now come forth to expose another of China’s dark secrets: the involvement of Chinese military hospitals in harvesting organs from prisoners—sometimes while the victims are still…

Ethan Gutmann Addresses Czech Republic Senate

by Ethan Gutmann – Czech Republic Senate, Prague Beginning in 2006, I began conducting extensive interviews with Chinese medical professionals, law enforcement personnel, and over 50 refugees from labor camps to piece together the following timeline of how mass harvesting of prisoners of conscience evolved in China. In 1994, the first organ harvesting operations performed…

Organ Pillaging Discussions in Prague Senat

BY THE EPOCH TIMES PRAGUE—At a week-long international festival against totalitarianism that concluded in the Czech capital on Feb. 27, attendees commemorated the struggles of victims living under past and present regimes. This year, two prominent guests, former Canadian Secretary of State for Asia-Pacific David Kilgour and investigative journalist Ethan Gutmann, were invited to the…

Working with China: U.S. needs to push back against China’s growing dominance

By David Kilgour | David vs. David Diplomats, politicians and business leaders sometimes overlook that China is its peoples, cultures and history far more than its unelected government. The criticisms many of us at home and abroad make are of the party-state governance, not the long-suffering citizens. Mao remains the overarching governance icon. Jung Chang and…

White House Responds to Organ Harvesting Petition, Skirting Around Substance

BY THE EPOCH TIMES The White House responded recently to a petition about a grave topic—harvesting of organs of prisoners of conscience in China. But the response that came two years after the petition was lodged, failed entirely to address the key issue of concern, and, say doctors and researchers who supported the petition, took…