Organ Harvesting, and China: An Interview with Ethan Gutmann

BY: SHELLEY B. BLANK Ethan Gutmann is the author of “The Slaughter” (Prometheus, 2014) and “Losing the New China” (Encounter, 2004). He has written widely on China issues for publications such as the Wall Street Journal Asia, Investor’s Business Daily, Weekly Standard, National Review, and World Affairs Journal, and he has provided testimony and briefings…

Chinese Prison Guard’s Revelations of Organ Harvesting Attract Official Censure

By Frank Fang, Epoch Times and Matthew Robertson, Epoch Times   It was the sort of story that appears constantly online in China, most of the time impossible to verify or say anything more about than, “Oh wow, now that’s bad.” But this particular Internet post—a 5,000 word exposé about the extraction of prisoner organs,…

China’s Former Security Chief Implicated in Organ Harvesting

By Matthew Robertson, Epoch Times Loyalist to former Chinese leader Jiang Zemin blamed for state-run organ trade   In a shocking shift in a public narrative, China’s top organ transplantation official blamed the former chief security boss and longtime Jiang Zemin loyalist, Zhou Yongkang, for the state’s use of prisoners as a live organ bank. The…

Hon. David Kilgour, J.D – Speech at International Conference on Religious Freedom

by Hon. David Kilgour, J.D   International Conference on Religious Freedom In Honour of Hon. Shahbaz Bhatti A 2011 Pew Forum study estimated that Christians then numbered about 2.1 billion worldwide. According to the International Society for Human Rights, a secular group with members in 38 countries, 80 per cent of all acts of religious…

SARS Whistleblower Exposes Organ Harvesting by Chinese Military

By Matthew Robertson, Epoch Times The Chinese doctor who made world headlines in 2003 by exposing the coverup of the deadly disease Sudden Acute Respiratory Syndrome, or SARS, has now come forth to expose another of China’s dark secrets: the involvement of Chinese military hospitals in harvesting organs from prisoners—sometimes while the victims are still…

Ethan Gutmann Addresses Czech Republic Senate

by Ethan Gutmann – Czech Republic Senate, Prague Beginning in 2006, I began conducting extensive interviews with Chinese medical professionals, law enforcement personnel, and over 50 refugees from labor camps to piece together the following timeline of how mass harvesting of prisoners of conscience evolved in China. In 1994, the first organ harvesting operations performed…

Senate Bill: Italy Censures China Organ Pillaging

By Vincenzo Cassano, Epoch Times The Italian Senate has approved a bill that would introduce harsh penalties against individuals who knowingly traffic in human organs. In their discussion of the proposal before the vote, senators focused their outrage on China’s organ transplantation system, which they said has lead to the organized murder of tens of…

Organ Pillaging Discussions in Prague Senat

BY THE EPOCH TIMES PRAGUE—At a week-long international festival against totalitarianism that concluded in the Czech capital on Feb. 27, attendees commemorated the struggles of victims living under past and present regimes. This year, two prominent guests, former Canadian Secretary of State for Asia-Pacific David Kilgour and investigative journalist Ethan Gutmann, were invited to the…

Canadian MP Takes a Stand Against China Organ Pillaging

OTTAWA—Liberal MP and former Minister of Justice Irwin Cotler rose in the House of Commons on Feb. 19 to give voice to demands that the Chinese regime end its practice of killing prisoners of conscience and harvesting their organs. Cotler, the Liberal Party’s critic for rights and freedoms and international justice, tabled six petitions on…

Working with China: U.S. needs to push back against China’s growing dominance

By David Kilgour | David vs. David Diplomats, politicians and business leaders sometimes overlook that China is its peoples, cultures and history far more than its unelected government. The criticisms many of us at home and abroad make are of the party-state governance, not the long-suffering citizens. Mao remains the overarching governance icon. Jung Chang and…

White House Responds to Petition on Organ Harvesting in China

BY THE EPOCH TIMES Late on a Friday afternoon the White House responded to a petition submitted to their “We the People” site about 3 years ago that called for investigating and publicly condemning organ harvesting from Falun Gong believers in China. The White House should be praised for publicly condemning the organ harvesting from…