Chinese Government Accused of Bullying Politicians Over Organ Conference

BY EPOCH TIMES SYDNEY—Members of the parliament of New South Wales in Australia were ordered by a Chinese diplomat not to attend a briefing on unethical organ trafficking on Aug. 11, leading David Shoebridge, a member of the Greens party in the NSW parliament, to declare it “an extraordinary and inappropriate intervention in Australian domestic…

Global Transplant Doctors Set to Endorse China’s System That Still Kills Prisoners for Organs

BY EPOCH TIMES Some of the most prestigious and reputable medical groups in the world are about to give their stamp of approval to an organ transplantation system that, critics argue, still allows the use of vital organs harvested from prisoners. The Transplantation Society, the World Health Organization, and the Declaration of Istanbul Custodian Group…

Rights Groups Petition United Nations to Take Action to End Organ Harvesting in China

BY EPOCH TIMES During the 29th Human Rights Council session in Geneva, on June 15, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein pledged to defend the world’s downtrodden and disenfranchised “without fear or favor” regardless of the victim or perpetrator’s identity and credentials. And on Monday, four leading international rights groups…

New Documentary “Hard to Believe” Probes Transplant Crimes Before World Transplant Congress in HK

BY DIGITAL JOURNAL A serious documentary investigation into the recent mass murder of prisoners of conscience through organ transplantation in China will be released in the U.S. late 2015⸺less than one year before the World Transplant Congress is to be held in Hong Kong, China next August. “The timing is significant,” says Ethan Gutmann, author…

David Matas speaks at International Academy of Law & Mental Health Congress

BY DAVID MATAS — International Academy of Law and Mental Health Congress, Vienna, Austria Before I launch directly into the topic of my talk, I want to say a bit about our location, Sigmund Freud University, in Vienna. Over the centuries, the Jewish community diaspora in Europe was the victim of discrimination, not just in…

David Matas talks Chinese organ harvesting at Perth victim symposium

BY PERTHNOW Western Australia’s politicians and business leaders are being called on to help stop the mass slaughter of China’s political prisoners for organ harvesting. Human Rights Lawyer and Nobel Peace Prize nominee David Matas will talk at the 15th International Symposium of the World Society of Victimology in Perth on Tuesday. Mr Matas is…

Transplant Profession Standards as a Source of International Law

by David Matas Conference of ANZSIL – Australia and New Zealand Society of International Law – Wellington New Zealand Background A woman with the pseudonym Annie in March 2006 made a public statement in Washington DC that her ex-husband had been harvesting the corneas of practitioners of Falun Gong for transplants sold to foreigners at…

US Congress to Condemn Organ Harvesting in China With New Resolution

By Epoch Times Congress has introduced a resolution that would condemn the Chinese Communist Party for harvesting the organs of prisoners of conscience. If it passes a vote, H.Res.343 would be the first time that the U.S. Congress has publicly addressed this particular abuse in China, which researchers have characterized as one of the country’s…

The Killing of Falun Gong for their Organs: What’s New

by David Matas Presented to a public forum, University of South Australia, Adelaide, 28 June, 2015 I want to focus on seven new developments. There is new legislation in Italy and Taiwan, a study of proposed legislation in South Australia, an upcoming conference in China, forced blood testing of Falun Gong practitioners who are not subject…

David Kilgour: “Jiang Zemin Should Be the First to Be Indicted”

by Minghui.org David Kilgour presented results of his investigations at the 2015 Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences in Ottawa, Canada, on June 5. He highlighted the fact that Falun Gong practitioners are the main target of forced organ harvesting in China. Mr. Kilgour said that as the person who launched the persecution of…

China Still Killing and Harvesting Falun Gong

by WESLEY J. SMITH China is a brutal tyranny in which all manner of oppressions are imposed by the government–such as its authoritarian one-child policy–recently praised by VP Joe Biden with faint damnation, while being outright praised by others. More, some of the willingly complicit in the tyranny, such as killing political prisoners and selling their organs. One such participant is kidney buyer…

Australian Officials Condemn the Chinese Regime’s Forced Organ Transplants

By Joshua Philipp, Epoch Times The Chinese Communist Party has been using prisoners of conscience–mainly Falun Gong practitioners, but also Tibetans, Uyghurs, and Christians–as living and unwilling sources for organ transplants. Around the world, as awareness of this atrocity has grown, so too has public condemnation. In Australia, two city council members from Parramatta, a…