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PRESS RELEASE, July 28, 2016; DAFOH: Despite international condemnation of forced organ harvesting, transplant congress in Hong Kong honors China’s transplant mastermind. — Doctors call upon The Transplantation Society to first demand full disclosure and transparency on organ procurement violations before welcoming China’s transplant authorities.
On June 22, 2016, David Kilgour, Ethan Gutmann and David Matas publish an updated report on organ harvesting in China. The report, Bloody Harvest/The Slaughter—An Update, reflects a comprehensive analysis of the transplant market in China and comes to the conclusion that the “organ transplantation volume in China is far larger than official Chinese government statistics indicate.”
On June 13, 2016, the U.S. Congressional House of Representatives passes bipartisan House Resolution 343 (H.Res. 343) by unanimous consent. H.Res. 343 draws attention to forced organ harvesting of prisoners of conscience in China and “encourages the United States medical community to help raise awareness of unethical organ transplant practices in China.”
The House of Representatives also passed H.R. 3964, the STOP Organ Trafficking Act.
New Perspectives on China’s Transplant Numbers: Unethical Organ Procurement from Prisoners of Conscience; Research estimates that 100,000-200,000 Falun Gong practitioners in China have been subjected to forced organ harvesting since 2000; March 28, 2016.
On Aug 3, 2015, four human rights advocacy groups send joint open letter to UN High Commissioner for Human Rights asking United Nations to confront coercive organ procurement practices from prisoners of conscience in China.
Implausible Medical Examinations of Falun Gong Forced Labor Camp Workers in China; a pilot research by DAFOH on the incidence of implausible medical testing on detained prisoners of conscience in China. In past years, no in-depth research including both a qualitative and a quantitative methodology has been carried out to investigate the situation of forced medical testing of prisoners in China’s labor camps.