UYGHURS FORCED TO UNDERGO MEDICAL EXAMS, DNA SAMPLING

While Beijing speaks to the West about claimed Chinese transplant reform something very strange is taking place in Northwest China. Xinjiang has the dubious distinction of being China’s favourite testing ground: in the 1960s it was nuclear weapons tests. In the 1990s, it was it was the first province to experiment with live organ harvesting…

FORCED ORGAN HARVESTING IN CHINA: WHAT CAN WE DO?

Cafe Scientifique Presentation by Prof Wendy Rogers China is the only country in the world with a state-sanctioned programme of harvesting organs from prisoners. Wendy Rogers, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia, will discuss evidence that forced organ harvesting still occurs in China and describe recent efforts by human rights lawyers, citizens and others to stop the…

CHANGES TO NORWEGIAN LEGISLATION ON ORGAN TRAFFICKING

BY NICOLAS STRÖMBÄCK On June 8th of 2017 the Government of Norway (Stortinget) updated the national transplant law i.a. regarding commercial use of illegally transplanted organs to ratify and implement the Council of Europe Convention against Trafficking in Human Organs (Treaty No. 216). Among the changes made are a clear statement that the law now…

SUBMISSION – Inquiry into Human Organ Trafficking and Organ Transplant Tourism – Australian Government Inquiry

SUBMISSION by EOP’s Australian Advocacy and Initiatives Committee (AAIC) AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT INQUIRY – Joint Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade – Inquiry into Human Organ Trafficking and Organ Transplant Tourism   VIEW/DOWNLOAD FULL SUBMISSION Submission_Human Organ Trafficking and Organ Transplant Tourism   Table of Contents About the Australian Advocacy and Initiatives Committee Executive…