‘Do No Harm’ Presented at Human Trafficking Conference

‘Do No Harm’ Presented at Human Trafficking Conference By Eleanor Stephenson (Legal and Communications Manager)     This video was hosted by the International Human Trafficking & Social Justice Conference. Since 2004, The International Human Trafficking and Social Justice Conference has been bringing together researchers, practitioners, and individuals with lived experience in an effort to…

Genocide in the Media: Reporting Variations – Remarks by David Matas

Genocide in the Media: Reporting Variations (Remarks prepared for an International Academic Forum conference on arts, media and culture, Kyoto, Japan, October, 2023) By David Matas   Click HERE to view the virtual presentation on the International Academic Forum (IAFOR) Vimeo channel.   Mass killings of innocents based on their identity characteristics are sometimes well…

New Report – Under the Radar: US Interactions with China’s Forced Organ Harvesting Industry

Under the Radar: U.S. Interactions with China’s Forced Organ Harvesting Industry by Sharon Howard PhD   DOWNLOAD A COPY OF THE FULL REPORT HERE   The International Coalition to End Transplant Abuse in China (ETAC) has published a report on US medical interactions with Chinese transplant institutions. The purpose of the investigation, authored by Sharon…

US Republican Reps Urge Blinken: Act Against the CCP’s Organ Harvesting

US Republican Reps Urge Blinken: Act Against the CCP’s Organ Harvesting   Jun 29 2023: WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Neal Dunn, M.D. (Florida-02) and Congresswoman Michelle Steel (California-45) has sent a letter to U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken expressing deep concern regarding the Chinese Communist Party’s forced organ harvesting of wrongfully detained minorities—including Falun…

New Bill Introduced: Migration Amendment (Overseas Organ Transplant Disclosure and Other Measures)

Migration Amendment (Overseas Organ Transplant Disclosure and Other Measures) Bill 2023   22nd June 2023: Senator Dean Smith (Western Australia) introduced the Migration Amendment (Overseas Organ Transplant Disclosure and Other Measures) Bill 2023; a Bill for an Act to amend the Migration Act 1958, and for related purposes.   “The amendments proposed in the Migration…

ETAC Australia Commends the Australian Government for Modern Slavery Act Recommendation

ETAC Australia Commends the Australian Government for Modern Slavery Act Recommendation   ETAC Australia commends the Australian Government for accepting a recommendation made in our submission on the statutory review of the Modern Slavery Act 2018 (Cth)   ETAC’s submission recommended at paragraph 69 that the Modern Slavery Guidance document “be amended to include organ trafficking as…

ISHLT 2023: Forced Organ Procurement in China

International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation 2023: Forced Organ Procurement in China   19 – 22 April, Denver USA: The 43rd International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation (ISHLT) Annual Meeting & Scientific Sessions took place this year, highlighting the interdisciplinary nature of ISHLT while encouraging cross-collaboration among its Professional Communities. The program showcases…

United States Bill to Stop Forced Organ Harvesting Passed in the House

United States Bill to Stop Forced Organ Harvesting Passed in the House   Click HERE for the latest press release. This is an update to the previous release.   Washington, March 27th, 2023: The House of Representatives today overwhelmingly passed (413-2) legislation—HR 1154—authored by Rep. Chris Smith, Co-Chair of the Congressional-Executive Commission on China, to combat…

Report on Ethical Considerations and Breaches in Organ Harvesting Practices

Human Organ Supply: Report on Ethical Considerations and Breaches in Organ Harvesting Practices   Click HERE for the full report.   March 22, 2023: The New York City Bar Association has published a report on organ harvesting considerations, including forced organ harvesting in China and other ethical issues with organ donation. The report acknowledges the…

Cotton, Coons, Colleagues Introduce Bill in US Senate to Hold China Accountable for Forced Organ Harvesting

Cotton, Coons, Colleagues Introduce Bill in US Senate to Hold China Accountable for Forced Organ Harvesting   Read the Press Release HERE and the Bill HERE   March 09, 2023: Washington, D.C. — Senator Tom Cotton (R-Arkansas) and Senator Chris Coons (D-Delaware) today introduced the Stop Forced Organ Harvesting Act to combat the unethical and criminal practice of…

Australia, New Zealand and Transplant Abuse in China – Remarks by David Matas

Australia, New Zealand and Transplant Abuse in China (Revised remarks prepared for a Parliamentary briefing in Canberra, November 23, 2022, and Adelaide, South Australia November 29, 2022 and a public forum in Auckland, New Zealand, December 1, 2022)   by David Matas 21 December 2022   I. Introduction    One reason, though far from the only,…