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Monday, November 07, 2011

Engaging China Responsibly

Forum on China - Notes by Hon. David Kilgour: The final straw for Clive Ansley came when an edict went from the Supreme Court to China’s judges that said, “When you have a dispute between a Chinese party and a foreign party, you must ensure that your judgment reflects the national interest.” Ansley returned to Canada because he knew this meant that verdicts in favor of foreigners had thus become impossible in virtually all cases.

“Grace” Li, a former district court judge in China, spoke earlier this year at the University of San Diego. Despite her position, she was sent to a labor camp for three years and four months without any species of hearing for being a Falun Gong practitioner.

...Falun Gong today appears to comprise about two-thirds of the torture victims and half of those in forced labor camps across China. According to research David Matas and I have done, set out in our book Bloody Harvest, practitioners have been killed in the thousands since 2001 so that their organs could be trafficked to Chinese and foreign patients. For the period 2000 -2005 alone, Matas and I concluded that for 41,500 transplants the only explanation for sourcing was Falun Gong.

... the organs of imprisoned Falun Gong practitioners for an illicit organ trade. ...

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