15 Years Too Long: Illegal Organ Harvesting & Persecution Falun Gong in China

By Epoch Times OTTAWA—Fifteen years ago on July 20, 1999, the Chinese Communist Party launched a genocidal campaign against some 70 to 100 million adherents of the Falun Gong spiritual faith in China—a campaign that continues unabated today. To mark this tragic anniversary, practitioners of Falun Gong, also called Falun Dafa, and their supporters gathered in…

Members of Congress Call for Ending Forced Organ Harvesting

By Epoch Times WASHINGTON—A bipartisan group of members of Congress and leaders of human rights organizations observed on Thursday an anniversary that communist China would prefer be ignored—the 15th year of the persecution of Falun Gong. Hundreds of Falun Gong practitioners and supporters converged on the West Lawn of the Capitol to cheer speeches calling for…

Europe Moves to Outlaw Organ Trafficking Worldwide

By Epoch Times An official European representative body has promulgated a new convention outlawing the trafficking in human organs, calling on all countries to become signatories to it and criminalize the practice and punish offenders. The convention, called the “Council of Europe Convention against Trafficking in Human Organs” was adopted by the Council of Europe’s Committee…

Minneapolis, Minnesota: Locals Say “No” to Forced Organ Harvesting in China

By Minghui At the third Minnesota Food Truck Fair, a free annual event in uptown Minneapolis that brings people together from all around the State of Minnesota, visitors were offered an opportunity to support a worthy cause while enjoying gourmet food. At the June 29 event, Falun gong practitioners shared the facts of the persecution that…

Zurich: Signature Drive Calls for Ending the Chinese Communist Regime’s Organ Harvesting Atrocity

By Minghui Display boards describing the crimes of state-sanctioned organ harvesting from living Falun Gong practitioners in China were seen by locals and foreigners on the morning of July 5, 2014, as they walked along the bustling Bahnhof Strasse shopping avenue in Zurich, Switzerland. Many passersby signed their names to the signature petition, which was…

Italian Medical Community Changes Pace in Fight Against International Organ Trafficking

By Epoch Times The world is acting quickly to counter the international traffic organs and Italy is in the game. Only three days ago, July 9th, the Council of Europe adopted the first convention to combat human organs traffic, encouraging a “close international cooperation between Member States [of the Council] and non-member states.” Yesterday at the Italian…

Account Sheds Light on Organ Harvesting From Falun Gong in China

By Epoch Times COPENHAGEN, Denmark—Yang Guang and his old friend, a logistics officer at a major hospital in northeastern China, had everything planned: the officer would slowly, carefully, over many months, collect the files and documents moving across his desk that showed a pattern of illicit organ harvesting at the hospital. Then, he would leave China…

The Disappearing China Organ Transplantation Conference

By Epoch Times The month of June this year was to be one of celebration for the Chinese transplant community. An important conference was planned, the agenda of which was “to establish China as a model for the international standards now set forth by World Health Organization’s Guiding Principles and the Declaration of Istanbul,” the two…

Sydney: Citizens Sign Petition to Support Ending Forced Organ Harvesting in China

By Minghui.org When Falun Gong practitioners held a signature drive in front of the Sydney Town Hall on June 28, 2014, Australians responded. Upon learning about the persecution of this peaceful cultivation practice, especially the forced organ harvesting from living Falun Gong practitioners in China, they showed their support with their signatures, calling on the…

Brisbane: Exposing the Chinese Communist Party’s Forced Organ Harvesting Atrocities

By minghui.org The Australian Medical Association of Queensland held a Junior Doctor Conference on June 28, 2014 in downtown Brisbane. Falun Dafa practitioners held a series of activities to raise awareness in the medical profession and the local community about the ongoing crime of forced organ harvesting in China. Falun Dafa practitioners held a series of…

“Knowing the CCP’s live organ harvesting, can you keep silence?”

By Minghui.org “We want to tell people about the human rights abuses of Falun Gong practitioners in China. It is a really good opportunity as a lot of media attention focused on the Chinese prime minister’s visit,” said British Falun Gong practitioner Lee Hall, who participated in a peaceful protest across from 10 Downing Street…

Raising Awareness about Organ Harvesting at the Grand Canyon

By Epoch Times GRAND CANYON, Ariz.–Falun Dafa practitioners set up a display this month hoping to tell Chinese and other tourists about a situation they said the Chinese communist regime is concealing. “We are trying to raise awareness because the Chinese don’t get any truth inside their country because their media is all propaganda, propagandized,” said…

Medical Professionals Condemn Organ Harvesting in China

By Epoch Times Medical professionals from around the globe attending the 2014 International Transplantation Congress in London last week condemned the widespread non-consensual organ harvesting from prisoners of conscience in China. All, that is, except for one Chinese delegate who has carried out transplant operations that number in the thousands. The number of organ transplant operations…

Over 4600 People Sign to Stop the Organ Pillaging in China (Video)

By China’s Forbidden News With the exposure of the CCP’s living organ harvest on Falun Gong practitioners, the mainland people’s signature collection in protest against it continues to grow. After the first three times nearly 18,000 signatures were collected. A few days ago, the media reported that 4700 signatures were collected to condemn the CCP’s…

Flip flopping in China over sourcing organs from prisoners

by David Matas A public lecture at the Galbraith Building, University of Toronto, 28 May 2014 I want in this talk to cover two topics: the evidence of the killing of Falun Gong for their organs; and recent developments in China on this issue. Evidence I am a lawyer in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada in private practice.…

Forced Organ Harvesting Continues in China, Canadian Lawyer Says

By Epoch Times The Chinese regime’s macabre practice of killing prisoners of conscience for their organs and selling them to transplant tourists for “huge money” has not abated—that was the grim message imparted at a University of Toronto seminar on May 28. Forced organ harvesting in China was the topic of the seminar, and Winnipeg-based human…

Seminar: Forced Organ Harvesting in China – guest speaker DAVID MATAS

By The Star On Wednesday, 28 May 2014 from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM (EDT) Toronto, Ontario David Matas, a Canadian human rights lawyer, will speak about the continuing Chinese practice of harvesting organs from executed prisoners of conscience. In China a heart can be purchased and transplanted for about $130,000, a kidney for $62,000. The organs…