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…

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…

The Slaughter is done and the reviews are out

THE BOOK The Slaughter: Mass Killings, Organ Harvesting, and China’s Secret Solution to Its Dissident Problem by Ethan Gutmann The inside story of China’s organ transplant business and its macabre connection with internment camps and killing fields for arrested dissidents, especially the adherents of Falun Gong. Mass murder is alive and well. That is the stark…

Tiananmen Square In Context

By Hon. David Kilgour, J.D.  In the spring of 1989, following the death of the former reform-minded Party Secretary Hu Yaobang, hundreds of thousands of Beijing residents took their complaints about widespread party corruption and other governance issues to the streets. Shielded by the presence of numerous foreign journalists covering the visit to China’s capital by…

2014 International Transplantation Congress in London: Organ Harvesting Condemned

By Minghui.org “It is a crime against humanity. It’s against human rights. And it needs to stop!” were some of the comments made by Howard P. Monsour, Jr., M.D., chief of Hepatology at Houston Methodist Hospital in Houston, Texas, on organ harvesting in China. “I think there’s an awareness going on, and there definitely needs to…

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.…

Statement to all-party Health Committee of Greek Parliament about organ pillaging

By Hon. David Kilgour, JD. Athens June, 4, 2014 Mr. Chairman and honourable members, It is a pleasure to be back in Greece, where your nation has had such a profound influence on so many of the world’s civilizations, including their philosophy, literature, art, sculpture, theatre, music and governance during about thirty centuries. Falun Gong Persecution…