‘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…

Exclusive interview with Arne Schwarz

by: DAFOH German analyst, Arne Schwarz, has explored unethical organ harvesting practices. As co-author of the book, STATE ORGANS: Transplant Abuse in China, Schwarz has been widely recognized and awarded for revealing Swiss pharmaceutical giant Roche’s involvement in unethical clinical trials in China. His work is noted throughout the medical literature concerning the implications of…

China Still Killing and Harvesting Falun Gong

by WESLEY J. SMITH China is a brutal tyranny in which all manner of oppressions are imposed by the government–such as its authoritarian one-child policy–recently praised by VP Joe Biden with faint damnation, while being outright praised by others. More, some of the willingly complicit in the tyranny, such as killing political prisoners and selling their organs. One such participant is kidney buyer…

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…

Organ Harvest Documentary Wins Prestigious Peabody Prize

By Matthew Robertson, Epoch Times Recognition comes as international medical stance toward China reaches fork in the road An unflinching documentary about mass murder for profit in modern China has been granted one of the most prestigious awards in television and broadcast, the Peabody Award. “Human Harvest,” directed by Leon Lee, was produced in 2014…

Calls to Stop Illegal Organ Harvesting in China

SYDNEY—Australian politicians should be more outspoken about China’s abusive organ-harvesting trade otherwise they risk being complicit in one of the worst crimes against humanity, say rights activists. Sydney radio presenter Stephen Sim has long been calling for action to stop the practice of organ harvesting from live prisoners in China and says there is not…

China’s Horrific Live Organ Harvest Revealed in Documentary

By Shar Adams, Epoch Times, Larry Ong, Epoch Times and Matthew Robertson, Epoch Times SYDNEY—A harrowing documentary on forced organ harvesting from live prisoners in China has highlighted concerns that the state sanctioned practice continues despite claims by Chinese health officials that it has been stopped. The documentary, Human Harvest: China’s Organ Trafficking, screened on…

Hundreds Protest ‘Bodies Revealed’ Exhibit of Plastinated Corpses

NIAGARA FALLS, Ont.—It was two-for-one to see Premier Exhibitions’ skinned and plasticized corpses in Niagara Falls on April 17, but two security guards at the doors were vetting who could get in. That’s because in the street outside around 250 people gathered to call for Bodies Revealed, Premier’s latest plasticized corpse exhibit, to be shut…

Media, Organ Harvesting, and China: An Interview With Ethan Gutmann

By Shelley B. Blank An award winning journalist and author reviews the international press on forced organ harvesting in China. 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…

Doctors Reject the Sugar Coating on China’s Transplant Business

Doctors call on the international community to press for transparency on organ sources in China. WASHINGTON, April 7, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — The international community should not find relief from the crisis in transplant medicine in China’s recent promise to end the harvesting of organs from executed prisoners, said the medical watchdog organization, Doctors Against Forced Organ…

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,…

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…

Skeptical of China’s Announcement to End Organ Harvesting? You Should be!

WASHINGTON / PRNewswire-USNewswire Just days before International Human Rights Day on Dec. 10th, the news that the People’s Republic of China will end its internationally-condemned practice of harvesting organs from prisoners by 1 January 2015 is hardly credible given the government’s long history of breaking similar promises, according to the global humanitarian watchdog group Doctors Against…

Motion Passed in Canada Against Forced Organ Harvesting in China

By Limin Zhou, Epoch Times OTTAWA—During Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s recent visit to China, the Subcommittee on International Human Rights unanimously passed a motion condemning the Chinese regime’s practice of forced organ harvesting from prisoners of conscience. The motion, which was passed on Nov. 6, stated that the subcommittee “expresses its deep concern over the…