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Wednesday, November 10, 2010

Public Human Rights Education and the Killing of Falun Gong for Their Organs

Remarks by David Matas delivered to the International Conference on Human Rights Education, University of Western Sydney, Australia Nov. 5, 2010.

Epoch Times - David Kilgour and I wrote a report released in July 2006 which concluded that practitioners of Falun Gong in China were being killed for their organs. The organs were being sold by Chinese hospitals to patients worldwide in need of transplants. Falun Gong is a set of meditative exercises with a spiritual foundation that the Communist Party of China banned in 1999.

Both David Kilgour and I are human rights activists as well as researchers and writers. Having reached the conclusion we did, we could not just shelve our report and move on. We had to do something to end the abuse we identified. More...

Organ Harvesting in China

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