Ostracism or Engagement in Combating Unethical Medical Research – Oxford Global Health and Bioethics International Conference 2019 – Dr David Matas

Ostracism or engagement in combating unethical medical research (Paper for presentation to the Oxford Global Health and Bioethics International Conference 2019, Keble College, Oxford, 2 July,2019) by David Matas Introduction Where any component of medical research in a country is unethical, should the global research network working in that component ostracize or engage with researchers…

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…

Victimization and Human Rights Strategy: The Killing of Falun Gong for their Organs

Victimization and Human Rights Strategy: The Killing of Falun Gong for their Organs Remarks for the World Society of Victimology Conference, Hong Kong, 10 June 2018 by David Matas. I presented a paper to the 2015 World Society of Victimology Symposium in which I advanced the thesis that combating the worst victimization, rather than the…

Transplant Volumes and Anti-Rejection Drugs by David Matas, TTS Madrid, 2018

Transplant volumes and anti-rejection drugs by David Matas (Remarks prepared for delivery at a Campfire Session, The Transplantation Society Congress, 2018, Madrid, Spain) David Kilgour, Ethan Gutmann and I released in June 2016 an update to our previous work on transplant abuse in China by focusing on transplant volumes.   We concluded that the transplant…

David Matas Receives Honorary Doctor of Laws Degree

The University of Alberta awarded David Matas an honorary doctor of laws degree on June 12, 2018. “An honorary degree is our learning community’s highest honour,” said University of Alberta Chancellor Douglas Stollery. Joining David in receiving an honorary degree from the University of Alberta this June are 13 exceptional individuals including David Suzuki, Canada’s…

Interaction with Chinese Transplant Professionals – Harvard Medical School Centre for Bioethics Conference

Interaction with Chinese transplant professionals (Remarks prepared for a poster presentation at the Harvard Medical School Centre for Bioethics Conference April 13, 2018) by David Matas In China, there is a lot of money to be made from the sale of organs, a huge organ donor source of dehumanized prisoners, and nothing much to prevent…

DAVID MATAS SPEAKS AT THE INTERNATIONAL SOCIETY FOR ORGAN DONATION AND PROCUREMENT – GENEVA, SWITZERLAND

BY DAVID MATAS Remarks prepared for delivery at the International Society for Organ Donation and Procurement (ISODP), 7 September 2017, Geneva, Switzerland Research that I and other have done has led to the conclusion that China has been involved in widespread, prolonged high volume organ transplant abuse which continues to this day. The sources of…

THE PARTY AND THE PROFESSION: ORGAN TRANSPLANT ABUSE IN CHINA

BY DAVID MATAS An analysis of the current situation – 2017 Prague The Chinese Communist Party for years has been killing en masse prisoners of conscience for their organs.  The evidence in support of this crime is detailed, consistent, verifiable, corroborated and unrefuted. Most of the information on which the conclusions are based comes directly…

COMMUNISM & FALUN GONG: A CLASH OF IDENTITIES – IAFOR 2017

BY DAVID MATAS International Academic Forum, 5 July 2017, Brighton UK Why are an innocent harmless group of people, practitioners of the exercises Falun Gong, being killed in China for their organs? There is something basic to the identities of both the Chinese Communist Party and Falun Gong which has led to this tragedy. We…

HOSTING CHINESE TRANSPLANT PROFESSIONALS AND HEALTH OFFICIALS

BY DAVID MATAS Chinese transplant professionals and health officials have made an effort to be engaged in international transplant events. Chinese government spokesman Huang Jiefu and others were active participants in The Transplantation Society Congress in Hong Kong in August 2016 and the Vatican sponsored Pontifical Academy of Sciences summit on organ trafficking and transplant…

IDENTITY AND ADVOCACY: THE KILLING OF FALUN GONG FOR THEIR ORGANS

BY DAVID MATAS A presentation to the International Academic Forum Conference on Identity, 24 March 2017, Kobe Japan Introduction I have been researching, writing and speaking on the killing of Falun Gong for their organs in China now for over ten years. In the effort to combat the killing of Falun Gong for their organs…

CHINA, LATVIA AND ORGAN TRANSPLANT ABUSE

BY DAVID MATAS Presentation to a Parliamentary briefing 11 January, 2017, Riga, Latvia There are two requests I would make of the Parliament of Latvia. One is implementation of the European Union Parliament resolution on organ harvesting in China endorsed in December 2013. One component of that resolution, and I quote, “Calls for the EU…

TRANSNATIONAL CRIME: ORGAN TRANSPLANT ABUSE

BY DAVID MATAS Presentation at the World Congress on Criminology, New Delhi, India, 17 December, 2016 What I want to discuss is transplant tourism, patients going abroad to buy organs for transplant in a foreign country. In particular, what I intend to address is the situation where transplant tourists go abroad to buy organs procured…

JAPAN AND TRANSPLANT ABUSE IN CHINA

BY DAVID MATAS The Japanese Diet (Parliament), Dec 1, 2016 The Update David Kilgour and I and Ethan Gutmann had engaged in research which led us independently to come to the conclusion that prisoners of conscience, primarily practitioners of the set of exercises Falun Gong, but also Uighurs, Tibetans and Eastern Lightning House Christians, were…

WHAT AUSTRALIA CAN DO TO AVOID COMPLICITY IN FOREIGN TRANSPLANT ABUSE

BY DAVID MATAS Presentation to Macquarie University, Research Centre for Agency, Values and Ethics [CAVE] annual lecture 23 November, 2016 Sydney, Australia Because of shortage of organs, patients in need of transplants wait endlessly and become desperate, spurring transplant tourism. The Government of China has been sourcing organs from prisoners in large numbers, in violation of…