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

USCIRF 2016 REPORT: ‘IMPRISONED FALUN GONG PRACTITIONERS ARE PARTICULARLY TARGETED FOR ORGAN HARVESTING.’

May 4, 2016Articles, News Reports, Press ReleaseBy International Coalition to End Organ Pillaging in China The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) just released their 2016 report. In its China chapter, it states that, “Based on statements from Chinese health officials, the long-standing practice of harvesting organs from prisoners was to end on January 1, 2015. However,… Continue reading USCIRF 2016 REPORT: ‘IMPRISONED FALUN GONG PRACTITIONERS ARE PARTICULARLY TARGETED FOR ORGAN HARVESTING.’

FORMER MP DAVID KILGOUR RETURNS TO EDMONTON FOR SCREENING OF ‘HUMAN HARVEST’

May 2, 2016Articles, EventsBy International Coalition to End Organ Pillaging in China FacebookTwitterGoogle+LinkedInTumblrEmailDela BY EPOCH TIMES The last few days of April were busy ones for David Kilgour, the now-retired longtime Edmonton MP and former secretary of state for Asia-Pacific. He had come to Edmonton for the screening of the documentary “Human Harvest,” an award-winning Canadian film that delves… Continue reading FORMER MP DAVID KILGOUR RETURNS TO EDMONTON FOR SCREENING OF ‘HUMAN HARVEST’

France 5 Exposes Organ Harvesting From Living Falun Gong Practitioners in China

(Minghui.org) France 5, one of the major French public television networks focusing on factual programming, covered the forced organ harvesting from living Falun Gong practitioners in China in its program The Health Magazine on March 10, 2016. Alexis Genin, a neurobiologist and scientific adviser to Doctors Against Forced Organ Harvesting (DAFOH), was interviewed during the program.… Continue reading France 5 Exposes Organ Harvesting From Living Falun Gong Practitioners in China

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

Lihua Lan Detained: Letter from SHRIC Chairman

Lihua Lan Detained: Letter from SHRIC Chairman DECEMBER 17, 2014 Lihua Lan is among the 11 individuals are still in illegal detention by Serbian police. Lihua Lan, a Finnish citizen and arrested at her hotel (Apartments Residence) by the Serbian police. Olli Törmä, Finnish Chairman for Supporting Human Rights in China (SHRIC) writes: We arrived… Continue reading Lihua Lan Detained: Letter from SHRIC Chairman

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