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Thursday, July 12, 2012

The killing of Falun Gong for their organs--Intent and evidence for genocide: Matas

Intent and evidence for genocide  
A case study: the killing of Falun Gong for their organs 
Remarks prepared for a global conference on genocide, San Francisco State University, San Francisco, California, 30 June 2012
by David Matas 

What happens in China behind closed doors at Communist Party meetings is, by its very
nature, not a matter of verifiable public record. What could be seen though by anyone at
this time was the lifting of censorship on the killing of Falun Gong for their organs. In late
March 2012, search results about organ transplants on the officially sanctioned Chinese
search engine Baidu showed information about the work David Kilgour and I did, Bloody Harvest and the involvement of Wang Lijun in organ harvesting.

A source told The Epoch Times that--
"Wang gave U.S. officials confidential documents containing critical information
about top Communist officials' involvement in the persecution of Falun Gong. The
source said Wang provided details about organ harvesting from living Falun Gong
practitioners in China's network of military hospitals, prisons, mental hospitals, and
labor camps"20.

The implication from those two statements is that Wang told US officials about the

involvement of top Communist officials in the killing of Falun Gong for their organs. That
information from the source, if accurate, adds to the weight of evidence giving reasonable
grounds to believe or a reasonable basis for concluding that the offence of genocide was

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