Organ Harvesting

  • A Most Devastating Cover-Up: The 17-Year Persecution of Falun Gong and Forced Organ Harvesting

    Because of the tight censorship of the communist regime in China, the persecution of Falun Gong, particularly the crime of forced organ harvesting from these prisoners of conscience, has become one of the most tragic cover-ups by the Chinese communist regime.
  • Newsweek Reports on China's Organ Harvesting from Political Prisoners

    The World edition of Newsweek online carried a report titled “Is China Still Harvesting Organs From Its Political Prisoners?” by Jessica Firger on June 15th, 2016. This article reported that U.S. House Resolution 343, which passed unanimously on the evening of June 13th, 2016, calls on China's communist regime to immediately stop forced organ harvesting from Falun Gong practitioners and other prisoners of conscience.
  • Forced Blood Drawing from Falun Gong Practitioners Continues in Guizhou Province

    Many Falun Gong practitioners in Guizhou Province have had blood samples drawn against their will since 2014. One police officer revealed that the directive to obtain blood samples was given by the Guizhou Province Public Security Bureau. Blood samples are to be secured from all those who practise or who have practised Falun Gong, in order to construct a DNA database.Many affected practitioners suspect that the database is being established to facilitate involuntary organ donations.
  • Head of Guangdong Medical School Indicted, Suspected of Involvement in Illicit Organ Trade

    Falun Gong practitioners revealed that Jiang Wenfu has closely followed the Chinese Communist Party's (CCP) policy of persecuting them. Two medical schools that he previously headed were deeply involved in the organ harvesting and trade.
  • “Human Harvest” Filmmaker Given Peabody Award in New York

    “Human Harvest: China’s Illegal Organ Trade”, a documentary examining the illegal organ harvesting industry in China, received the Peabody Award in Manhattan, New York on Sunday, May 31st, 2015. The new documentary follows Nobel Peace Prize nominees David Matas and David Kilgour as they investigate the atrocities of illegal organ harvesting in China, particularly of Falun Gong prisoners of conscience. They estimated that about 40,000 to 60,000 people have been killed for their organs in China.
  • Shaanxi Province Hospital Offers Patient Choice of Three Liver Transplant “Donors”

    A doctor at Xi'an Xijing Hospital in Shaanxi Province suggested in November 2014 that a friend of mine get a liver transplant, and that there was a compatible organ available. The transplant was done the next day. It seems as if liver matches were waiting for patients, and ready whenever the patients were. I was told by Li Chaoyong at Deyang Prison, Sichuan Province, in 2005, that, “Our superiors' orders are that we carry out blood tests. We must conduct blood tests on 100% of [Falun Gong practitioners].”
  • Families Suspect Missing Falun Gong Practitioners Targets of Organ Harvesting

    Ms. Li never returned home after she left her aunt's house on a summer day in August 2003. Seeking help from the police certainly wouldn't have helped: Falun Gong practitioner Ms. Li had just returned home a year ago after serving a two-year-sentence for petitioning the central government in Beijing to stop the violent persecution. When the horrendous practice of harvesting organs from living Falun Gong practitioners was brought to light in March 2006, Ms. Li's family was shocked and in great fear. Knowing that she underwent a comprehensive physical exam while detained in the labour camp, they kept wondering whether their loved one was murdered for her organs.
  • Family of Executed Prisoner Exposes Chinese Communist Party (CCP) Organ Harvesting Crime

    “The Chinese Communist Party is carrying out savage deeds. Our son is an executed prisoner, and all of his internal organs were removed. Yet we were asked to pay an exorbitant price for his body,” said the family of the executed prisoner. The man's family told how their executed family member had his organs harvested in 2001, at the Wafangdian Detention Centre in Liaoning Province.
  • Jiang Zemin Ordered Organ Harvesting from Falun Gong Practitioners, New Evidence Says

    New evidence reveals that Jiang Zemin, the former head of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP),ordered organ harvesting from Falun Gong practitioners. A former Minister of Health for the Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) General Logistics Department discussed an order from Jiang to start organ harvesting in a September 2014 undercover investigative call.
  • Witness: Mr. Wang Xiaozhong Beaten to Death and His Organs Harvested

    A witness recently revealed that Mr. Wang Xiaozhong was beaten to death and his organs were harvested. Mr. Wang was arrested by officers from the Dongjiao Police Station, now called the Huadian Police Department, on the evening of August 17th, 2001. He was beaten to death 13 days later. The witness saw Mr. Wang's dead body. The person said he saw that Mr. Wang's organs had been removed, that his abdomen was hollow, and that there was a long, stitched-up incision the entire length of his torso.
  • Information on Mr. Wang Xiaodong's Death Points to Organ Harvesting

    Mr. Wang Xiaozhong, 36, a Falun Gong practitioner from Mudanjiang City, was arrested at home on August 17th, 2001. The police notified his family of his death 12 days later. An employee of the Xinglong Detention Centre where Mr. Wang was detained said that Mr. Wang was transferred to Beifang Hospital around midnight. His family were told that Mr. Wang died from a brain haemorrhage. According to inside information, Mr. Wang's organs, such as his heart, liver and lungs were removed in the hospital and frozen. There was a long cut from his jaw to his pubis. His arms and legs were purple.
  • At Masanjia Forced Labour Camp, “Sujiatun” Was Used as an Euphemism for Organ Harvesting

    The Masanjia Forced Labour Camp in Liaoning gained international notoriety due to an SOS letter found in a Halloween decoration kit purchased by a woman in Oregon, US, in 2011. The labour camp was closed at the end of 2013. At an open house at the Camp in July 2001, a reporter asked a detained Falun Gong practitioner: “Will you be released if you don't transform?” The practitioner answered: “I believe justice will prevail one day and I will go back home.” Furious at the practitioner's answer, a guard said to him in front of the visitors: “You are good as dead, just wait till you get sent to Sujiatun!” Sujiatun, in Shenyang City, harboured a secret concentration camp where Falun Gong practitioners' organs were removed while they were still alive.
  • Practitioner Suspected to Have Died from Organ Harvesting Ten Years Ago

    Mr. Fan Xuejun died as a result of persecution on September 12th, 2004 while imprisoned. His family suspected that he died from organ harvesting when they inspected his body. It bore so many cuts that it appeared to have been dissected, and there was a gaping hole in the waist area. However, under huge pressure, they did not have the courage to expose their findings at the time.
  • Guizhou Province: Police Use Devious Schemes to Acquire Blood Samples from Falun Gong Practitioners

    Police and local authorities in Qiandongnan Prefecture, Guizhou Province, have tried to get their hands on samples of local Falun Gong practitioners' blood in recent months. Different schemes have been used to trick practitioners into giving a sample of their blood. The local authorities are reportedly attempting to establish a DNA database of local practitioners. These unusual incidents are suspected of being linked to state-sanctioned organ harvesting.
  • Practitioners Recall Suspicious Blood Draws in Mudanjiang Prison and Daxing Women's Forced Labour Camp

    I was sentenced to four years in Mudanjiang Prison for practising Falun Gong. Between 2002 and 2006, I underwent three “health checkups.” Each time, they took my blood pressure and drew a syringe of blood. When I was released I read the reports about organ harvesting from Falun Gong practitioners while they were still alive. It has come to light that in the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) prisons and forced labour camps all over China, practitioners have been subjected to “health checkups,” and their blood is taken for tests.