The Chinese government may have been systematically falsifying its organ donation numbers, raising renewed concerns over the use of executed prisoners and other forced donors for transplants, a new academic paper says... Led by Australian National University PhD student Matthew Robertson (above) and published by the BMC Medical Ethics journal, the paper says that the Chinese-government supplied datasets on organ donations show “highly compelling evidence they are being falsified”.
Using statistical forensics on the datasets, researchers found the numbers of organs reportedly transplanted almost perfectly matched a mathematical formula – a quadratic function... “When you take a close look at the numbers of organs apparently collected they almost match this artificial equation point for point, year in, year out. They’re too neat to be true,” Robertson said. “These figures don’t appear to be real data from real donations. They’re numbers generated using an equation." Read More
Transplant patients often wait for years for a donor organ to become available. In China, where the black market for human organs is rife, desperate patients can get organ transplants at short notice.
The Sydney Morning Herald takes a close look at one young couples' nightmare journey of wrongful imprisonment and torture in the Chinese labor camp system, as well as the evidence they contributed to the China Tribunal, headed by a seven-person panel and chaired by Sir Geoffrey Nice QC... who worked at the International Criminal Court for the former Yugoslavia from 1998 to 2006, and led the prosecution of Serbia’s former president, Slobodan Miloševic. Read More
According to information compiled by Minghui.org, 636 Falun Gong practitioners in China were arrested and 347 were harassed by police in September 2019 for refusing to give up their faith. Of those targeted, 251 had their homes ransacked and at least 500 remain in custody. Read More
This year marks the 70th anniversary of communist rule in China. While my friends, relatives and the whole Chinese nation enjoy the anniversary, I feel compelled to share a sad story that keeps re-playing in my head, as vivid as ever.
I used to teach at Jilin University in Changchun, a city in northeastern China... I was arrested by the police and sent to a labor camp like millions of other Falun Gong practitioners. One morning in the labor camp, I heard a familiar voice calling my name. It was my former student... Read Full Story