Over 70 Civil Society Organisations Urge for Co-sponsorship of the US Stop Forced Organ Harvesting Bill of 2021

In June 2021, over 70 organizations urged for co-sponsorship of the bipartisan Stop Forced Organ Harvesting Act of 2021. The House bill H.R.1592 is sponsored by Rep. Chris Smith (R-NJ) and Rep. Tom Suozzi (D-NY) and the Senate bill S.602 is sponsored by Sen. Tom Cotton (R-AR) and Sen. Chris Coons (D-DE).  Read the full…

Press Release – Canada – Organ Trafficking Bill S-204 presented in Canadian Parliament as UN Special Procedures shock China with organ harvesting allegations

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 15, 2021   Organ Trafficking Bill S-204 presented in Canadian Parliament as UN Special Procedures shock China with organ harvesting allegations After 12 years of inaction on forced organ harvesting, the time for the House of Commons to act is now __________________________________________________________________ Press Conference Details Date: June 16, 2021 (Wednesday) Time:…

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

On June 14, 2021, the United Nations Office of the High Commissioner released a statement in response to allegations of forced organ harvesting from Falun Gong practitioners, Uyghurs, Tibetans, Muslims and Christians in China. UN human rights experts*, including eight UN Special Rapporteurs reviewed credible reports including those detailing forced medical examinations, such as blood…

Czech Parliament Passes Resolution Condemning the Persecution of Falun Gong by the Chinese Regime

After hearing testimonies from victims of violent persecution by the Chinese Communist Party (CCP), China experts, and representatives from non-government organisations, the Czech Petitions Committee of the Chamber of Deputies passed a resolution calling on the CCP to: immediately stop the persecution of Falun Gong and to release unconditionally all unjustly detained Falun Gong prisoners.…

ETAC Training Series: Business & Human Rights – An Important Focus for Advocacy

Modern Slavery is an important area of advocacy which includes organ trafficking. Understanding the ‘supply chain’ obligations of universities, hospitals, medical institutions and business is critical to calling for accountability and justice. This presentation and Q&A focus on the following: – What are the UN Business and Human Rights Guidelines and how do they relate…

ETAC Training Series: The Role of Photos and Videos As Evidence Of Human Rights Abuses

The proliferation of smartphones and social media has increased awareness of events that might otherwise go unreported. However, as digital data is easy to manipulate, it can be difficult, if not impossible, to use this footage as evidence. Even footage depicting heinous crimes, if it cannot be verified, may be of little use to legal…

Uyghur Tribunal Public Hearings Announced: June 4th – 7th

A date for the Uyghur Tribunal Public Hearings has been announced. The Uyghur Tribunal is an independent People’s Tribunal, chaired by Sir Geoffrey Nice QC, investigating China’s alleged Genocide and Crimes against Humanity against Uyghurs, Kazakhs, and other Turkic Muslim Populations – www.uyghurtribunal.com Over four days and eight sessions, the Uyghur Tribunal will interview expert…

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…

2021 U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom Report: Key Findings on China

The 2021 United States Commission on International Religious Freedom report states:  “According to reports, thousands of Falun Gong practitioners were harassed and arrested during 2020 for practicing their faith, and some likely died due to abuse and torture while in custody. Credible international reports also suggested that organ harvesting, including from Falun Gong practitioners, likely…

Public Statement by the Malaysian Consultative Council of Islamic Organization (MAPIM) on Forced Organ Harvesting in China

CHINA MUST EXPLAIN BARBARIC ORGAN HARVESTING We demand China to explain a report  on the killing of Muslim prisoners to harvest ‘Halal’ organs for rich Saudis. The report from a witness confirms the “slaughter on-demand” of China’s Muslim prisoners to provide “Halal” organs for rich Saudi customers. This trade, if true, would be the most…

The Heartless Art of Forced Organ Harvesting: The Jordan Harbinger Show Interviews David Kilgour

Jordan Harbinger from The Jordan Harbinger Show interviews David Kilgour about forced organ harvesting in China. In the podcast, Jordan and David discuss: Who is targeted by the Chinese government for forced organ harvesting, and why? How long has this illicit trade been going on, and who does it benefit? How much does a healthy kidney,…

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.…

“Real Bodies” Interview with ETAC’s Belgium Manager, Elke Van den Brande by Knack Magazine

Original article – https://www.knack.be/nieuws/belgie/een-lichaam-van-een-vermoord-persoon-kan-nooit-respectvol-geexposeerd-worden/article-longread-1701029.html   On February 15, 2021, an interview about the ‘Real Bodies’ exhibition in Antwerp (Belgium) with Elke Van den Brande, ETAC’s national manager for Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg, was published on Knack.be. Knack is a Dutch-language Belgian current affairs and opinion magazine. Together Knack Magazine and the Knack.be website attract…