WATCH: Forced Organ Harvesting in China: Examining the Evidence

WATCH: Forced Organ Harvesting in China: Examining the Evidence   Click HERE to watch the video on Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission website   Last month, the American Journal of Transplantation – the top peer-reviewed publication on the subject – published a large-scale computational textual analysis of 2,838 Chinese-language articles published in Chinese academic journals between 1980…

Commonwealth of Virginia Passed House Resolution No. 9: Condemning the Persecution of Falun Gong Practitioners by the CCP

Commonwealth of Virginia Passed House Resolution No. 9: Condemning the Persecution of Falun Gong Practitioners by the CCP   Click HERE to read the full resolution   “RESOLVED, That the House of Delegates condemn the persecution of Falun Gong practitioners by the Chinese Communist Party; and, be it   RESOLVED FURTHER, That the House of…

European Parliament Resolution on the Reports of Continued Organ Harvesting in China

European Parliament Resolution of 5 May 2022 on the Reports of Continued Organ Harvesting in China (2022/2657(RSP))   Click HERE to view the resolution   The European Parliament, – having regard to its previous resolutions on EU-China relations, – having regard to its resolution of 12 December 2013 on organ harvesting in China[1], – having regard to the…

WATCH – Launch Event for the Legal Advisory Report and Policy Guidance, “DO NO HARM”

WATCH – Launch Event for the Legal Advisory Report and Policy Guidance, “DO NO HARM: Mitigating Human Rights Risks When Interacting with International Medical Institutions & Professionals in Transplantation Medicine”.   Event 1 – Aust/UK/Europe timezone Wayne Jordash QC – International Human Rights Barrister and Managing Partner and Founder of Global Rights Compliance Dr Julian…

International Law Firm Global Rights Compliance Publish Legal Advisory Report and Policy Guidance – DO NO HARM

International Law Firm Global Rights Compliance Publish Legal Advisory Report and Policy Guidance, “DO NO HARM: Mitigating Human Rights Risks When Interacting with International Medical Institutions & Professionals in Transplantation Medicine”.   We are delighted to announce the publication of the Legal Advisory Report and Policy Guidance, “Do No Harm: Mitigating Human Rights Risks When…

American Journal of Transplantation STUDY – Surgeons Killed ‘Donors’ for Organ Removal

Execution by organ procurement: Breaching the dead donor rule in China Matthew P. Robertson and Dr Jacob Lavee READ THE PAPER HERE – https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1111/ajt.16969   MEDIA COVERAGE INCLUDES  https://www.afr.com/world/asia/surgeons-executed-chinese-prisoners-for-organs-anu-study-20220404-p5aam0 https://www.nationalreview.com/corner/study-chinese-doctors-executed-prisoners-by-organ-removal/   EXECUTIVE SUMMARY The dead donor rule is fundamental to transplant ethics. The rule states that organ procurement must not commence until the donor is both…

WATCH Webinar – Execution by Organ Harvesting: A discussion on China’s crimes against humanity

Execution by Organ Harvesting: A discussion on China’s crimes against humanity On Thursday, April 7th, VOC and ETAC co-hosted an online event with top China experts Matthew Robertson and Dr Jacob Lavee who presented on their groundbreaking paper published in the American Journal of Transplantation. Panelists include: Ambassador Andrew Bremberg (moderator), President and CEO, Victims of Communism Memorial…

CMA: Condemns Organ Harvesting in China and Supports Proposed Legislation

STATEMENT: CMA supports proposed legislation to criminalise coercion of organ donation and transplantation   Read the statement on the CMA website HERE   Ottawa – Mar. 21, 2022 – The Canadian Medical Association (CMA) is deeply disturbed by ongoing reports of organ trafficking targeting minority populations in China. Recent reports from the China Tribunal and…

World Conference: Medical Ethics & Health Law, Portugal – Remarks by David Matas

Ethical standards and organ transplant abuse (Remarks for a presentation to the United Nations Conference on Bioethics, Medical Ethics and Health Law, Porto, Portugal March 9, 2022) by David Matas   Chinese health practitioners have been killing prisoners of conscience for their organs in the thousands every year from the start of this century.  This…

WATCH: Hudson Institute – Organ Harvesting as an Instrument of Religious Repression

The Hudson Institute – Organ Harvesting as an Instrument of Religious Repression (Virtual Event)   During the Hudson Institute’s “Olympics Boycott Series,” Nina Shea, director of Hudson’s Center for religious freedom, sat down with David Kilgour and David Matas to discuss their research on the Chinese government’s horrifying practice of organ harvesting.Mr. Kilgour and Mr.…

WATCH – Webinar: Human Trafficking Through An International Lens

WATCH – Webinar: Human Trafficking Through An International Lens   25th Feburary 2022: ETAC’s UK Manager Victoria Ledwidge presented at the Human Trafficking Foundations’s webinar Human Trafficking Through An International Lens.   Watch the forum on the Human Trafficking Foundations page HERE.   This online forum examines forms of human trafficking around the world, considering…