US House of Representatives Unanimously Passes Legislation Condemning Organ Harvesting of Falun Gong

Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-Fla.) speaks about organ harvesting in China on the House floor before the passage of H.Res 343 on June 13, 2016. (C-SPAN) A decade after evidence emerged of one of the gravest and most extraordinary human rights violations today, the United States House of Representatives has added its voice to the chorus… Continue reading US House of Representatives Unanimously Passes Legislation Condemning Organ Harvesting of Falun Gong

The US is downplaying evidence of Chinese detention camps that use torture and forced labor

Thomson ReutersIron wire fencing is seen outside a labour camp in Kunming BEIJING/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – After China abolished a notorious penal system based on forced labor in December 2013, the United States rewarded Beijing by removing the world’s most populous country from a global blacklist of countries that are failing to combat modern-day slavery. Shutting… Continue reading The US is downplaying evidence of Chinese detention camps that use torture and forced labor

Gao Zhisheng kidnapped again following release of experiences, torture details

Gao Zhisheng kidnapped again following release of experiences, torture details Gao Zhisheng (Photo: China Aid) China Aid By Rachel Ritchie (Yulin, Shaanxi—Sept. 24, 2015) China Aid just learned the human rights lawyer Gao Zhisheng, who authorized the release of details concerning his torture in a Chinese prison yesterday, has been kidnapped, as he predicted would happen. Sources… Continue reading Gao Zhisheng kidnapped again following release of experiences, torture details

THE ONE QUESTION XI JINPING DOESN’T WANT TO ANSWER ON HIS FIRST VISIT TO THE US

BY DAFOH Washington, Sept. 24, 2015 — Will Xi Jinping end the ongoing forced organ harvesting of the Falun Gong, the Christians, Catholics, Tibetans and other religious and minority groups in China? Pope Francis described the trade in organs a crime against humanity, calling for an end of the immoral practice. Xi Jinping is in the… Continue reading THE ONE QUESTION XI JINPING DOESN’T WANT TO ANSWER ON HIS FIRST VISIT TO THE US

White House Responds to Organ Harvesting Petition, Skirting Around Substance

BY THE EPOCH TIMES The White House responded recently to a petition about a grave topic—harvesting of organs of prisoners of conscience in China. But the response that came two years after the petition was lodged, failed entirely to address the key issue of concern, and, say doctors and researchers who supported the petition, took… Continue reading White House Responds to Organ Harvesting Petition, Skirting Around Substance

David Matas: Commemorating the Holocaust

BY DAVID MATAS (Remarks prepared for delivery at a press conference at the Foundation for Free Speech, Warsaw, Poland 26 January, 2015) I am pleased to be back in Warsaw. I came here first in May 1989 as co-chair of the Canadian Helsinki Watch Group for the annual general meeting of the International Helsinki Federation.… Continue reading David Matas: Commemorating the Holocaust

China’s Illegal Organ Harvesting Trade Is Still Booming

Five years ago, VICE interviewed human rights lawyer David Matas on the release of the Kilgour-Matas ​report – written by him and his colleague, Canadian MP David Kilgour – into organ harvesting in China. A key observation of the report was that the waiting time for an organ transplant there was publicly listed at around… Continue reading China’s Illegal Organ Harvesting Trade Is Still Booming

Stötta Hongkongborna

UNT publicerade Shric’s insändare om situationen i Hong Kong. http://unt.se/asikt/debatt/stotta-hongkongborna-3494683.aspx Stötta Hongkongborna Om demonstrationerna blir kvästa är det ett bakslag för fler än Hongkongborna, skriver representanter för Supporting Human Rights in China. 25 år efter Berlinmurens fall vänds våra blickar mot Hongkong där folket nu gått ut på stadens gator för att kräva sin rätt… Continue reading Stötta Hongkongborna

China arrests ex-security chief Zhou Yongkang

Ex-security chief Zhou Yongkang, the most senior Chinese official to be investigated for corruption, has been arrested and expelled from the Communist Party, state media report. The Supreme People’s Procuratorate, China’s top prosecuting body, said it had opened a formal probe against him. Before he retired two years ago, Mr Zhou was the head of… Continue reading China arrests ex-security chief Zhou Yongkang

A History of Organ Pillaging in China

By Hon. David Kilgour, J.D. Author Ethan Gutmann worries that, in a period when 900 non-fiction words are allegedly the maximum busy people will read on topics beyond their own range of experience, his 355-page book will not obtain the wide readership the heroes, victims, and scoundrels presented throughout it deserve. In reality, his work… Continue reading A History of Organ Pillaging in China