The Anatomy of Mass Murder: China’s Unfinished Harvest of Prisoners of Conscience

BY ETHAN GUTANN Congressional-Executive Commission on China —September 18, 2015 Thank you. In order to piece together the story of how mass organ harvesting of prisoners of conscience evolved in China, I spoke with medical professionals, Chinese law enforcement, and over 100 refugees. My interviews began in 2006. My book, The Slaughter, was published last…

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…

Taiwan Outlaws Transplant Tourism

by Minghui.org Taiwan has officially banned transplant tourism. Legislators amended Taiwan’s Human Organ Transplant Act on June 12, 2015, forbidding illegal organ sales. The Act further stipulates that patients who get organ transplants overseas must provide legal proof of the source of the organs in order to be eligible for medical care in Taiwan. Organs…

‘Human Harvest’ Honored With Peabody Award

By Epoch Times “Human Harvest,” a documentary examining the illegal organ harvesting industry in China, received the Peabody Award in New York on Sunday. Reports first emerged in China in 2006 that state-run hospitals were killing prisoners of conscience to sell their organs. “Human Harvest” examines the investigation into these shocking revelations, carried out by Nobel…

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…