Joint Position Statement by ETAC and Australian Lawyers for Human Rights on the trading in tissue offence in the Modern Slavery Act 2018 (NSW)

Joint Position Statement – Australian Lawyers for Human Rights (ALHR) and International Coalition To End Transplant Abuse in China (ETAC) Section 32 Trading in Tissue in the Modern Slavery Act 2018 (NSW) Background This is a joint position statement representing the collective views of Australian Lawyers for Human Rights (ALHR) and the International Coalition to…

British Medical Association Gravely Concerned about Forced Organ Harvesting in China

Press Release Issued by the British Medical Association – June 18, 2019 – BMA.org.uk 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 today…

Mandatory Reporting of Transplant Tourism – David Matas – ESOT Congress, Denmark

Mandatory reporting of transplant tourism (Remarks prepared for delivery to the European Society for Organ Transplantation Congress September 16, 2019, Copenhagen, Denmark) by David Matas Should the law require reporting by health professionals to health administrators of transplant tourism? What form of reporting is viable? This is a particularly relevant question for Europe right now.…

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…

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…

Highlights: China Tribunal Judgement Delivered

International People’s Tribunal exposes ‘wicked’ mass crimes and killings unmatched over the last century. “Forced organ harvesting has been committed for years throughout China on a significant scale and that Falun Gong practitioners have been one – and probably the main – source of organ supply.”   “Governments and any who interact in any substantial…

Engaging China with Canadian Values – David Kilgour

ENGAGING CHINA WITH CANADIAN VALUES Notes for Hon. David Kilgour, J.D. of International Coalition to End Transplant Abuse in China (ETAC), Canadian International Council Forum Alt Hotel, Ottawa May 8, 2019, 7 pm ____________________________________________________________ Wei Jingsheng of the Overseas Chinese Democracy Coalition notes that “The constitution of the Chinese Communist Party very clearly states: ‘the…