UN Special Procedures Experts Release Statement on Forced Organ Harvesting in China

On June 14, 2021, the United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights issued a press statement announcing that a correspondence was issued to China regarding allegations of forced organ harvesting from Falun Gong practitioners, Uyghurs, Tibetans, Muslims and Christians in China. UN human rights experts*, including nine UN Special Rapporteurs reviewed credible…

US State Department International Religious Freedom Report Includes China’s Forced Organ Harvesting

On May 12, 2021, the United States Department of State released their 2020 report on International Religious Freedom. The section on China (Includes Tibet, Xinjiang, Hong Kong, and Macau) contains documents and factual accounts revealing human rights violations and abuses committed by the Chinese Communist Party. The report also details the atrocities of forced organ…

Public Statement by the Italian Federation for Human Rights on Forced Organ Harvesting Practice in the People’s Republic of China

FIDU – Italian Federation for Human Rights supports the work carried out by the International Coalition to End Transplant Abuse in China. FIDU strongly condemns organ trafficking and forced organ harvesting. This crime against humanity has been going on for decades and seems to be annually increasing, carried out by secret networks of state-run hospitals,…

Nine Virginia Counties Pass Resolutions Condemning the CCP’s Forced Organ Harvesting in 2021

    April 22, Westmorland County Resolution: “NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Westmoreland County Board of Supervisors urges the United States government to thoroughly investigate organ transplant practices in China and take all reasonable steps to end the practice of nonconsensual organ harvesting from Falun Gong practitioners; and “BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that…

Why journals should stop publishing transplantation research from China – The BMJ

Pressure is building from the international transplant professional to end all collaborations with China in relation to organ transplantation medicine, research and training. As explained by Dr Adnan Sharif, there is also a responsibility on medical journals to uphold ethical standards, “Ensuring ethical practice in China requires a robust international response rather than flaccid engagement.…

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PRESS RELEASE: Bipartisan Stop Forced Organ Harvesting Bill of 2021 Introduced in the United States

‘Stop Forced Organ Harvesting Act of 2021’ welcomed after bi-partisan introduction to both houses of the United States Congress US Legislators take action to protect US citizens and to stop a horrifying trade in China that claims the lives of innocent victims [10 March 2021]: The Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation (VOC) and the International…

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UK Medicines and Medical Devices Act 2021 Includes First UK Legislation to Combat Forced Organ Harvesting

An organ harvesting amendment to the Medicines and Medical Devices Bill in the UK, passed through both Houses with government support. The Bill provided the opportunity to prevent complicity in forced organ harvesting within the UK medicine industry. Prior to this Bill, neither the Human Tissue (Quality and Safety for Human Application) Regulations nor the…

Pioneering Transplant Surgeons Join ETAC’s International Advisory Committee

ETAC is becoming well known for its efforts to raise awareness of and bring an end to the illegal harvesting and trafficking of human organs. To succeed in this venture, it is critical that ETAC engage effectively with the international transplant community. We are therefore delighted to announce that transplant surgeons Prof David McGiffin and…

Freedom United issues public statement on forced organ harvesting in China

FREEDOM UNITED PUBLIC STATEMENT ON FORCED ORGAN HARVESTING IN CHINA June 2020 Freedom United is the world’s largest anti-modern slavery community working to end modern slavery in all its forms. Freedom United condemns organ trafficking and forced organ harvesting, in China, and around the world. Freedom United supports the work carried out by the International…

World-First Report Exposing “Systematic Falsification and Manipulation” of China’s Official Voluntary Organ Donation Data

Forensic Analysis of Organ Donation Data Casts Disturbing Light on China’s Forced Organ Harvesting Crimes Today, the publication of the first ever scientific analysis of China’s official organ donation data has found that China is guilty of the “systematic falsification and manipulation of official organ transplant datasets.” The findings of the analysis are the latest…

British Medical Association Gravely Concerned about Forced Organ Harvesting in China

Press Release Issued by the British Medical Association – June 18, 2019 – READ RELEASE Responding to the publication of the final judgment of the Independent Tribunal into Forced Organ Harvesting from Prisoners of Conscience in China (the China Tribunal),1 Dr John Chisholm, BMA medical ethics committee chair, said: “We are gravely concerned by the judgment delivered…

APPG on Human Trafficking and Modern Slavery – Statement on State Sanctioned Organ Trafficking of Prisoners in the People’s Republic of China

The UK’s All Party Parliamentary Group on Human Trafficking and Modern Slavery has released a position statement on the state sanctioned organ trafficking of prisoners in China. Full Statement below: The UK All Party Parliamentary Group on Human Trafficking and Modern Slavery was concerned to read The China Tribunal’s report, chaired by Sir Geoffrey Nice…

Hamid Sabi – Counsel to the China Tribunal Addresses the UN Human Rights Council – covered by over 70 media outlets

Mr Hamid Sabi – Counsel to the China Tribunal addressed the UN Human Rights Council on the 24th September, 2019. (Footage provided by UN live feed and Ingenieurs du Monde.)  BELOW – See full text speech & coverage in over 70 media outlets. Full Speech Text Mr. Vice President The Durban Declaration “affirms the urgent…

Fifteen Science Papers Retracted Over Suspicion Authors Used Organs Harvested from Prisoners

The journals PLOS ONE and Transplantation have retracted fifteen journal papers by Chinese authors over suspicion they used harvested organs from executed prisoners. Both journals have cited a paper published by ETAC’s International Advisory Committee chair Wendy Rogers. Rogers and colleagues at Macquarie University in Sydney Australia found more than 400 articles that likely used…

FORCED ORGAN HARVESTING IN CHINA: WHAT CAN WE DO?

Cafe Scientifique Presentation by Prof Wendy Rogers China is the only country in the world with a state-sanctioned programme of harvesting organs from prisoners. Wendy Rogers, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia, will discuss evidence that forced organ harvesting still occurs in China and describe recent efforts by human rights lawyers, citizens and others to stop the…

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…