Friday, August 04, 2006

CHINA: Is the love of money the root of all 41,500 organ transplants in China?

David Kilgour and his partner David Matas, who are both Canadian lawyers, claim (in a just released report) China is complicite in "a crime against humanity."
Members of Falun Gong, a spiritual movement banned by the Chinese government since 1999, are being "in effect, murdered for their organs," which are being sold to buyers from China and abroad, says ... Kilgour, a former member of the Canadian Parliament and coauthor of the report.

Mr. Kilgour and ... Matas, are now traveling the world speaking with governments and professional and human rights organizations urging further investigation of the allegations. [...]

"Ideally, we would like to pursue further research before we come to any firm conclusions," the two conceded, while noting the difficulty in obtaining accurate information within the closed society of the People's Republic of China.
The heart of the report apparently relates to ...
The source of some 41,500 organ transplants in China in the years 2000 through 2005 [which] remain unexplained ... .
The most troubling part of the report comes from alleged phone conversations with prison and hospital personnel!

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