• Petition to the United Nations

    In the petition to the UN Human Rights Council DAFOH calls for an immediate end of forced organ harvesting from prisoners and prisoners of conscience, primarily from Falun Gong practitioners in China.

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    Petition to the United Nations
  • State Organs – Transplant Abuse In China

    China’s organ transplant numbers are second only to the United States. Unlike any other country, virtually all Chinese organs for transplants come from prisoners. Many of these are prisoners of conscience.

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    State Organs – Transplant Abuse In China
  • Killed for Organs: China’s Secret State Transplant Business

    “It’s being called “abhorrent” and a “crime against humanity.” Allegations of forced organ harvesting in China started to surface in 2006. Since then, mounting evidence suggests these allegations are true—and even worse than originally suspected.”…

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Doctors Against Forced Organ Harvesting (DAFOH) aims to provide the medical community and society with objective findings of unethical and illegal organ harvesting. Organ harvesting, the removal of organs from a donor, without obtaining prior free and voluntary consent, is considered a crime against humanity, as well as a threat to medical science in general.

Latest News and Press Releases

Latest news and press releases about forced organ harvesting and actions being taken. … Learn More →

DAFOH Newsletter Archive

DAFOH publishes a quarterly newsletter that reports about recent developments, provides professional analysis and informs about international activities and news in the field of unethical organ procurement practices. Previously published newsletters can be found in our newsletter archive… Learn More →

Organ Harvesting Evidence

Due to restrictions on investigations that a totalitarian government can impose on international investigative delegations, evidence often cannot only be compiled from first degree witnesses and direct sources… Learn More →

About DAFOH (Doctors Against Forced Organ Harvesting)

Doctors Against Forced Organ Harvesting is an organization founded by medical doctors to voluntarily serve the medical community, as well as society. The organization shall be independent and free… Learn More →


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




Open letter to the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights

on the International Human Rights Day on Dec 10, 2014


Since June 25, 2015, US House Resolution 343 has been drawing attention to

systematic organ harvesting from prisoners of conscience in China.



Implausible Medical Examinations of

Falun Gong Forced Labor Camp Workers in China


This study represents the preliminary analysis of a pilot research by DAFOH on the incidence of implausible medical testing on detained prisoners of conscience in China.
The pilot research described has been conducted by DAFOH staff. A cohort of thousands of prison camp survivor’s first hand accounts was accessed via the Chinese news site minghui.org. The preliminary analysis presented in this study refers to a segment of the survivors and to the partial data available owing to the limited public information available from the Chinese government. 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.
In the conclusion, results are discussed and recommendations for further investigation are suggested. 


International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation


Bleaching Organ Procurement Crimes in China