Article overview: Doctors

May2015

DAFOH: Doctors reject sugar coating on China’s organ transplant business

(Minghui.org) Doctors Against Forced Organ Harvesting (DAFOH), the medical watchdog organisation monitoring abuses in organ transplantation surgery, said that the international community should be wary of China’s recent promise to end the harvesting of organs from executed prisoners.

The Chinese government has a longstanding record of secrecy, misleading numbers and contradictory statements, and despite mounting evidence and international demands to stop organ harvesting abuses, Beijing has refused to acknowledge the illegal harvesting of organs from prisoners of conscience. READ MORE

08-05-2015 Organ harvesting
August2014

Italian medical community changes pace in fight against international organ trafficking

The world is acting quickly to counter the international traffic organs and Italy is in the game.

Only three days ago, on July 9th, the Council of Europe adopted the first convention to combat human organs traffic, encouraging a “close international cooperation between Member States [of the Council] and non-member states.”

Yesterday at the Italian Parliament  the First Symposium on Ethics in transplantation was held, which gathered together doctors, lawyers and institutions with the same goal: promoting ethical standards and legislative actions to eradicate an illegal phenomenon that involves the entire planet. READ MORE

11-08-2014 Organ harvesting
June2014
January2014

Taiwan: Medical professionals and politicians brainstorm solutions to ending organ harvesting in China

(Minghui.org) Learning about and helping end crimes of organ harvesting from living Falun Gong practitioners in China has become a focus again in southern Taiwan. At recent forums attended by public health decision makers and medical professionals, leaders in various medical associations proposed plans to increase awareness of the issue among professionals. READ MORE

02-01-2014 Organ harvesting
October2013

A petition against organ harvesting in China reaches a milestone

By Matthew Robertson, Epoch Times.

With the People’s Republic of China making a bid to sit on the Human Rights Council of the United Nations, here’s a petition that should cause every diplomat in the world to sit up and take notice: organised by Doctors Against Forced Organ Harvesting, a medical advocacy group, it calls on the the UN to demand that the PRC fully cease organ harvesting from prisoners of conscience. READ MORE

26-10-2013 Organ harvesting
December2012

US medical doctors launch petition to secure White House response to organ harvesting atrocities in China

NEW YORK – A trio of medical doctors initiated a petition yesterday calling upon the Obama administration to investigate and help stop forced organ harvesting from Falun Gong believers in China. The petition is posted within the “We the People” section of the White House website, whose regulations state that the White House guarantees a response to any petition that secures 25,000 signatures within 30 days. READ MORE

28-12-2012 Doctors
October2012

Members of the medical community condemn Chinese Communist Party’s live organ harvesting

On August 17th, in a press conference at the National Press Club, Dr Crystal Fang, a representative of Doctors Against Forced Organ Harvesting (DAFOH), made an urgent appeal to the international community, governments of all countries and media outlets, calling for investigation into the Chinese Communist regime’s atrocities of harvesting organs from living Falun Gong practitioners. READ MORE

07-10-2012 Organ harvesting