Chinese Prison Guard’s Revelations of Organ Harvesting Attract Official Censure

By Frank Fang, Epoch Times and Matthew Robertson, Epoch Times   It was the sort of story that appears constantly online in China, most of the time impossible to verify or say anything more about than, “Oh wow, now that’s bad.” But this particular Internet post—a 5,000 word exposé about the extraction of prisoner organs,…

China’s Former Security Chief Implicated in Organ Harvesting

By Matthew Robertson, Epoch Times Loyalist to former Chinese leader Jiang Zemin blamed for state-run organ trade   In a shocking shift in a public narrative, China’s top organ transplantation official blamed the former chief security boss and longtime Jiang Zemin loyalist, Zhou Yongkang, for the state’s use of prisoners as a live organ bank. The…

Double Speak Governs China’s Transplant Policy

BY EPOCH TIMES “What everyone wants to know about your announcement is the extent of its limitation of prisoner organs,” asked the host of China Central Television, China’s flagship propaganda television station, of Huang Jiefu, the country’s top transplantation official, in an attitude of faux-earnestness. In December Huang had made a remarkable announcement: that organs…

UN Human Rights Commissioner: Take the in Lead Opposing Organ Piliaging in China

WASHINGTON, Dec. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Doctors Against Forced Organ Harvesting, DAFOH, the international human rights group made up of physicians and advocates for ethical organ procurement, has penned an open letter to United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein, calling on him to use his influence to oppose and end the…

Motion Passed in Canada Against Forced Organ Harvesting in China

By Limin Zhou, Epoch Times OTTAWA—During Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s recent visit to China, the Subcommittee on International Human Rights unanimously passed a motion condemning the Chinese regime’s practice of forced organ harvesting from prisoners of conscience. The motion, which was passed on Nov. 6, stated that the subcommittee “expresses its deep concern over the…

‘Bodies’ of the Persecuted

By Sam Rosenthal / Photo Wikimedia Commons Extensive evidence suggests that both of the popular “Bodies: The Exhibition” and “Body Worlds” exhibits, which tour major cities across the world, have displayed and may continue to display the plastinated remains of Chinese practitioners of the Falun Gong, a spiritual belief rooted in Buddhism. In 1999, the Chinese…

A Bipartisan, Human Rights Issue that Congress Needs to Address

By Ming Chen, MD When this month’s elections gave the Republican Party control of Congress, both President Obama and incoming congressional leaders pledged themselves to try and find ways to work together despite their political differences. But an opportunity to demonstrate that kind of leadership doesn’t need to wait until the next Congress is sworn…

The Protocol on Trafficking in Persons and Transplant Tourism

by David Matas Prepared for a side event to the Conference of States Parties, Vienna, Austria. Does the Protocol on Trafficking in Persons of the Convention on Transnational Organized Crime encompass transplant tourism?  That is a question I want to address.  My answer to that question is yes.  Getting to that answer though takes some…

Medical Professionals Support Banning Organ Piliaging in China

By Minghui.org “We are aware of the state-sanctioned organ harvesting in China,” an immunologist told Falun Gong practitioners at their petition campaign in Hannover, Germany on October 18, 2014. Falun Gong practitioners collected signatures on the petition drafted by “Doctors Against Forced Organ Harvesting” (DAFOH), and received support from local medical professionals in Hannover, the…

Forced Organ Harvesting in China Discussed in Edmonton

BY OMID GHOREISHI, EPOCH TIMES Alberta has a certain legendary appeal for Ethan Gutmann, having heard the province immortalized in the ever-influential “Four Strong Winds,” a song covered by everyone from Bob Dylan to Neil Young and Johnny Cash. But Gutmann, an American who now calls London, U.K. home, wasn’t in Edmonton to talk tunes,…

Italian Congress Shows the Double Face of Organ Transplantation

BY EPOCH TIMES ROME—The congress of the Italian Society of Organ Transplantation (SITO) concluded in Siena, Italy, end September. Doctors and professional workers shared with the public the reality of a sensitive issue. From one side, Italy is one of the most advanced medical countries in the world, from another side, there is still poor…

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…

Investigative Report on How the Chinese Regime Uses the Former Vice Minister of Health, Huang Jiefu, to Conceal its Unethical Organ Procurement Practices

Foreword I. Unusual Characteristics of China’s Organ Transplant Operations after Year 2000 1. Extremely short waiting times 2. Ample high quality donor organs 3. Drastic increase in organ transplant numbers II. Using Executed Prisoners to Hide the Real Source of Organs in China 1. From routine denial to admitting ‘very isolated cases’ of extracting organs…

Issue of China’s Forced Organ Harvesting from Falun Gong Raised at UNHRC

By Omid Ghoreishi, Epoch Times | March 31, 2014 The Chinese regime’s macabre practice of killing Falun Gong practitioners for their organs was raised before the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva recently by the Vancouver-based Lawyer’s Rights Watch Canada. Speaking at a session reviewing the UNHRC’s report on China’s human rights record, Vani Selvarajah of Lawyer’s…