torsdag 30. juni 2016

‘Slow Motion Genocide’ Subject of New Report on Organ Harvesting in China

The authors of a new report about state-led organ harvesting in China presented their findings at the National Press Club on June 22, calling it a “slow motion genocide” that has led to likely over 1 million organs removed from unwilling donors. “This fits the pattern of King Leopold and the Congo, and the genocides in Cambodia and Darfur,” said David Kilgour a former Canadian secretary of state and a co-author of the new report. The study is titled “Bloody Harvest/The Slaughter: An Update,” and builds on the previous work of the authors.

The report says that Chinese hospitals across China have transplanted roughly between 60,000 and 100,000 organs per year since 2000. The death toll of all this activity is unclear, though according to the statements of Chinese doctors, it is likely that in the majority of cases one transplant equaled one death. Read more