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Human Rights/NGOs

  • 2018/09/02

    Severe abuses continue in China's organ transplant system—including the sourcing of organs from prisoners of conscience on a large scale—despite Chinese government assertions of reform, finds a new study by the China Organ Harvest Research Center. The report was released at...
  • 2017/08/01

    What we know about the pillaging of vital organs from still-living prisoners in the People’s Republic of China, and the sale of their livers, lungs, hearts and kidneys, is that it is a widespread, outrageous and lucrative business and one...
  • 2017/08/01

    The persecution of Christians and other religious groups in China has “intensified” since Xi Jinping came to power in 2012, a new report by watchdog group Freedom House found. The report estimated that a third of all religious believers in...
  • 2017/07/30

    SHANGHAI — For the first few weeks, Shen Yongmei was told to sit on a rough plastic stool from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m., her back absolutely straight, her hands on her knees, and stare in silence at three sentences painted on a...
  • 2017/07/25

      Yang Jianli is founder and president of Initiatives for China. He was imprisoned in China from 2002 to 2007 for attempting to observe labor unrest. While it is debatable whether the United States should intervene in criminal cases in...
  • 2017/06/03

    The International Coalition to End Organ Pillaging in China (EOP) is a coalition of lawyers, academics, ethicists, medical professionals, researchers and human rights advocates dedicated to ending forced organ harvesting in China. The EOP is primarily made up of David...
  • 2017/06/02

    Doctors Against Forced Organ Harvesting (DAFOH) is an independent organization founded by medical doctors to voluntarily serve the medical community, as well as society. DAFOH aims to provide the medical community and society with objective findings of unethical and illegal organ...
  • 2015/05/28

    Over the past decade, a wide range of international human rights groups, Chinese lawyers, former prisoners of conscience imprisoned with practitioners, United Nations Rapporteurs, and U.S. government reports have documented and recounted the systematic rights abuses – including torture and...
  • 2012/02/17

    NEW YORK--On February 8, Amnesty International issued an urgent call for help on behalf of a Falun Gong practitioner being held at Tianjin prison who is feared to be near death (link). The practitioner, Zhou Xiangyang (???), was the subject...
  • 2011/01/16

    Since 1999, Freedom House has been one of the most consistent international voices in support of Falun Gong practitioners’ right to practice their faith without fear of persecution. In 2000, Freedom House included Falun Gong practitioners in its delegation to...

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