Scotland: Author Ethan Gutmann Exposes China’s Organ Harvesting Crimes

September 16, 2015 | By Tang Xiuming

(Minghui.org) Author and investigative journalist Ethan Gutmann traveled to Scotland last month to promote his latest book, “The Slaughter,”which details the Chinese regime’s systematic harvesting of organs from living Falun Gong prisoners of conscience.

The book explains how much of the free world is complicit with the genocide-like crimes in China through allowing transplant tourism patients to purchase organs sourced from victims. Mr. Gutmann spoke at three events in Edinburgh and Glasgow. The popular Edinburgh Art Festival was underway at the same time.

Mr. Gutmann first spoke at Waterstones Bookshop in Glasgow on August 28, 2015, about his investigation into the organ harvesting in China. He then spoke at the University of Edinburgh on August 29, following the screening of “Hard To Believe,” a documentary film about organ harvesting in China,directed by Ken Stone.On August 30, Mr. Gutmann spoke at the Just Festival in Edinburgh on the invitation of the organizers. The title of his discussion was “Mass Killings, Organ Harvesting, and China’s Secret Solution to Its Dissident Problem.”

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Poster for the events

Mr. Gutmann reinforced to his audience at the three events, that the Chinese regime continues to kill prisoners of conscience for their organs, despite a number of claims since 2006 that it would only take organs from consenting donors. In fact, Mr. Gutmann said that the regime reacted to his book’s publishing last year by saying it would only harvest organs from consenting donors starting in January 2015.

“There’s a fairly simple way to think about this,” Mr. Gutmann said, “What is the waiting time for a kidney in the United Kingdom? It is three years. But in China, it is three weeks or less. That means we are looking at an enormous stable supply of donors with matching blood types on demand. This has been one of the tips that something is really going on in China.”

“One other disturbing trajectory, is the prices,” he said, “If China were cutting off the use of organs from prisoners of conscience, we would expect to see the price of organs going up dramatically. But they are not, nor are we seeing waiting times changing. It appears, at least, that this business is as usual.”

Mr. Gutmann said that in reality the Chinese regime is mis-representing the number of organ transplants, “They make up numbers at will. They lie as they like.”

The voluntary transplant numbers were previously only about 1 percent of the 10,000 transplants in China per year, he said. But the voluntary numbers jumped into the thousands after the regime announced that executed prisoners’ organs would no longer be taken. Mr. Gutmann said the regime’s claims remain unsubstantiated.

He encouraged audience members to talk to their doctors about the forced organ harvesting in China. He told the story of Israeli doctor Jacob Lavee, who proposed a ban on Israeli people traveling to China for organ transplants. As a result, legislation was passed, and it is now illegal for the people of Israeli to have transplant surgery in China. Mr. Gutmann said he hoped Scotland would take similar steps. The audience members discussed the issue afterward.

Mr. Gutmann Motivates City Councilor to Take Action

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City Councilor Martha Wardrop (right)

Glasgow City Councilor Martha Wardrop was an invited guest at Mr. Gutmann’s talk at Waterstones Bookshop. She said that city councilors should know about what was happening in China, and requested a list of Ethan’s books so she could ask her library to buy them.

A Falun Gong practitioner from Dalian City told Wardrop that some of her friends in Dalian had been tortured to death for practicing Falun Gong. The practitioner said that the body exhibits that travel the world are thought to be using bodies of Falun Gong practitioners who were tortured to death. “There were two body factories in Dalian,” the practitioner told Wardrop, “The bodies of Falun Gong practitioners tortured to death were processed into cadavers for profit.”

Wardrop told the practitioner, “Glasgow and Dalian are twin cities. I would like to gain more information and then talk to the Lord Provost of Glasgow.” Wardrop said that she would also invite practitioners to speak to the City Council.

Glasgow resident Alex Lennox attended the event. He said he had forwarded information about the live organ harvesting in China to the city councilor Andy Doig, of Renfreshire. The councilor replied to his email with, “Whilst China is an economic giant we cannot use that as an excuse to overlook their human rights abuses, not least in Tibet and against the Falun Gong.”

Doig is a Christian. He had encountered Falun Gong practitioners collecting signatures a few years earlier. He signed the petition and asked the practitioners for a few blank forms and flyers to share with his friends at church.

Let Me Help You

Claire Russell, a volunteer at Freedom from Torture, received invitations to the events from Falun Gong practitioners. She said she planned to send the information to all the other volunteers in the organization. She stressed that the doctors in the organization needed to know about the organ harvesting in China.

The director of a library in Glasgow was very moved by Ethan Gutmann’s talk at Waterstones Bookshop. “Let me help you,” she said, “This is great, as more people can know the current situation in China.” The library director asked for more flyers and posters so she could distribute them to other libraries in the city.

Medical Professional: The Film Is Thought-Provoking

A screening of the documentary film “Hard To Believe” was held in the John McIntyre Conference Center on the evening of August 29, at the University of Edinburgh. The audience included nurses, instructors from the university, and employees of the national health service. Many expressed horror that the Chinese regime would harvest organs from prisoners of conscience, and many were shocked that such a crime against humanity was occurring.

Emma, a research scientist at the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and University of St. Andrews, said that her research was related to medical ethics. “I know some members of Scottish Parliament and some surgeons,” she said, “I will contact the members of parliament and see if the film screening can be held in the parliament.”

Ethan Gutmann is a veteran China analyst. His first book, “Losing New China: A Story of American Commerce, Desire, and Betrayal,”details his personal experiences and insights into the corruption and seduction foreigners are pulled into while living in and doing business in China. Mr. Gutmann lived in Beijing for three years, where he was exposed to some of the most debase behavior of China’s corporate world.

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Category: Other Community Events

Canberra, Australia: 11 Torture Victims Sue China’s Former Dictator Jiang Zemin

September 14, 2015 | By Mu Wenqing in Canberra Australia

(Minghui.org) Eleven practitioners who had been tortured in China in the brutal persecution of Falun Gong filed lawsuits against Jiang Zemin, the former Chinese dictator who started it all. Nine of them protested in front of the Chinese Embassy on August 16, 2015.

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Falun Gong practitioners who have filed criminal complaints against Chinese former dictator Jiang Zemin protest in front of the Chinese Embassy in Canberra, Australia on August 16, 2015.

Ms. Li Min and Mr. Zhang Yong, two of the 11 plaintiffs, both are graduates of Tsinghua University.

Li Min, worked in Beijing Tsinghua Holding Shuimu Construction Engineering Co., Ltd after finished her Masters degree. She was jailed in Beijing Woman’s Forced Labor Institute for 2 years, detained many times, house-ransacked and was restrained from business trip abroad. She was injected unknown medicines while in forced labor institute.

Zhang Yong, a student of Electric Engineering department, worked for Dalian City Electronics Research Institute after graduation. He was charged to 2 years of forced labor in 2003 and jailed in Dalian Forced Labor Institute, where he was handcuffed between a high bed and a low bed (see image below) for 24 hours resulting in severe damages to both hands and legs. He has not recovered fully from the tortures after arrived in Australia for years.

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Torture re-enactment: Stretched and forced to stand in awkward position

Zhang’s wife Yu Manhua was also charged to 2 years of forced labor in 2003 during which was injected unknown medicines and forced to work 12 hours a day.

Chen Hong, another torture victim of the persecution, had her house ransacked 5 times. She was detained 2 times (once for 40 days and then for 32 days) in Tianjin City. She was jailed in Tianjin City Banqiao Woman’s Forced Labor Camp for 1 year where she had to work 14 hours a day sitting on a small stool. Long hours of sitting resulted in cuts in her buttocks, hematochezia, and varicose veins.

A practitioner from Guangdong province, Yang Huici had one rib broken while being beaten at Qianmen Police Substation in Beijing. In 2001, she was handcuffed behind the back with one arm over her shoulder and the other behind her waist until she lost consciousness 3 times.

She was also charged to one and a half years of forced labor in Guangdong Province Woman’s Forced Labor Institute.

Chen Guan, a practitioner from Zhaoqing City Guangdong Province, had been jailed in brainwashing institute multiple times in 2001, 2002, and 2004. The longest one was 3 months.

All the 11 torture victims have mailed their complaints to the Supreme Procuratorator and Supreme Court of China in Beijing.

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Category: Rallies & Protests

Over 160,000 People File Criminal Complaints Against Jiang Zemin

August 30, 2015 | By a Minghui correspondent

(Minghui.org) More than 160,000 Falun Gong practitioners and their family members filed criminal complaints against Jiang Zemin, former head of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP), between the end of May and August 27, 2015. They urge the Supreme People’s Procuratorate and the Supreme People’s Court to bring Jiang to justice for his abuses of power in orchestrating the persecution of Falun Gong in China.

Copies of 7,714 complaints from 8,728 people were submitted to the Minghui website during the week of August 21-27, 2015. The actual number may be higher due to censorship of such information and Internet delivery issues.

In total, copies of 139,774 complaints from 166,579 Falun Gong practitioners and their family members were submitted to the Minghui website between the end of May and August 27, 2015.

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Among the complainants filed, 82,700 complaints from 100,420 people have been delivered to the Supreme People’s Procuratorate and the Supreme People’s Court with confirmation. The rate for confirmed delivery is 60%.

Criminal complainants against Jiang have been received from all 34 provincial administrative regions in China, including 23 provinces, 5 autonomous regions, 4 municipalities, and Hong Kong and Macao, as well as 27 other countries, including the United States, Australia, Canada, South Korea, New Zealand, Thailand, Japan, Britain, Malaysia, Germany, Netherlands, Sweden, Singapore, France, Spain, Ireland, Denmark, Finland, Norway, Italy, Indonesia, Taiwan, Switzerland, Poland, Romania, Peru, and Hungary.

CCP Holds Military Parade, Police Harass Citizens

The CCP will hold a military parade on September 3 in Beijing. Police are typically ordered to keep “tight control” everywhere. Streets and lanes are patrolled. Police and 610 Office agents harass petitioners and block the mailing of complainants against Jiang using this excuse.

A post office staffer in Huaibin County, Henan Province disclosed that packages mailed by Falun Gong practitioners to Beijing on August 25 were intercepted in Xinyang, under the excuse of military parade preparation. At least 30 criminal complaints in Huaibin were intercepted. Officers from the Pingdingshan Domestic Security Brigade and 610 Office staffers worked cooperatively to harass local Falun Gong practitioners, and asked them not to petition.

Several express mail service companies in Chenxi County, Huaihua, Henan Province, stated that they received notice from upper level officials asking them not to accept mailings or packages bound to Beijing between August 20 and September 10, 2015. Everyone is asked to show identification at a check-point on a road in Wuji County, Hebei Province, to Tianjin. Falun Gong practitioner Xin Suchen showed her ID, and was escorted to Shijiazhuang Drug Rehabilitation Center, a brainwashing center, and unlawfully detained there. Her family members went there to ask for her release, but were told to come back after the military parade.

The Jiang Zemin faction has brutally persecuted Falun Gong practitioners for 16 years, by incarcerating them in forced labor camps, imprisoning them in jails, torturing them mentally and physically, and killing many by organ harvesting from living practitioners.

Impact of Lawsuits Against Jiang

Falun Gong practitioner Wang Jian, from Xingwang Township, Zunhua, Hebei Province, was arrested on August 13, 2015. He was released on August 26. Officers from Zunhua Domestic Security Bridge and Xingwang Township Police Substation attempted to have Wang prosecuted and sentenced to prison. Wang explained the facts about Falun Gong and exposed the persecution to staffers from the Zunhua Procuratorate, who came to understand the situation, and did not prosecute Wang. The Zunhua Domestic Security Bridge had to release him unconditionally.

Police officer Du Zhiqiang, from Mengdian Police Substation, Yanshan County, Hebei Province, arrested Falun Gong practitioners Liu Aihua and Liu Guifang. He extorted 2000 yuan ($313) from each family and released them several hours later. Practitioner Liu and others went to the police substation to ask for return of the extorted money on August 11. Officer Du was not there. The practitioners explained the current tide of suing Jiang Zemin to three police officers on site. Du Zhiqiang personally went to return the money to the Falun Gong practitioners at 3:00 p.m.

Practitioner Wang Zaoxiang, from Banbishan Farm, Yangxin County, Huangshi, Hubei Province, was released from Qishanfeng Brainwashing Center on August 26, 2015. Officials from the Politics and Law Committee of Banbishan Farm visited Wang the next day and said they would no longer be involved in Falun Gong issues, and would not allow upper level officials to persecute practitioners from the farm.

Background

In 1999, Jiang Zemin, as head of the Chinese Communist Party, overrode other Politburo standing committee members and launched the violent suppression of Falun Gong.

Over the past 16 years, more than 3,800 Falun Gong practitioners have been confirmed tortured to death. The actual toll is likely higher, because such information is tightly censored in China. More have been tortured for their belief and even killed for their organs. Jiang Zemin is directly responsible for the inception and continuation of the brutal persecution.

Under his personal direction, the Chinese Communist Party established an extralegal security organ, the 610 Office, on June 10, 1999. The organization overrides police forces and the judicial system in carrying out Jiang’s directive regarding Falun Gong: to ruin their reputations, cut off their financial resources, and destroy them physically.

Chinese law allows for citizens to be plaintiffs in criminal cases, and many practitioners are now exercising that right to file criminal complaints against the former dictator.

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Category: Prosecuting Jiang Zemin

Huaxi Hospital’s Organ Transplant Practices Raise Red Flags

July 01, 2015 | By a Falun Gong practitioner in China

(Minghui.org) Evidence of the Chinese Communist Party’s involvement in harvesting organs from living prisoners of conscience was first disclosed in 2006. Although the international community has condemned this atrocity, China is still considered one of the world’s top transplant tourism destinations.

The following are a few of the many suspicious organ transplant surgeries that were performed at the Huaxi Hospital in Sichuan Province, China after 2006.

Three Donor Livers Become Available Within 60 Days

The Chengdu Business Daily in China earlier this month carried a series of articles on the plight of Liu Shengping, a music teacher at Chengdu College of Arts and Science.

He was diagnosed with cirrhosis of the liver and had waited in a local hospital for nearly 60 days for a liver transplant.

However, when doctors made two livers available to him, on two separate occasions, he was unable to come up with the requisite 300,000 yuan (about $48,000 US) to cover the costs of his liver transplantation.

Having lost all hope of ever being able to afford the operation that would save his life, he gave his students “one last lesson.”

When news of his heartfelt story began to go viral, donations started to pour in. On June 3, 2015 a donor liver had suddenly become available, and a successful liver transplantation was performed on the morning of June 4.

The Chengdu Business Daily did not bother to mention the source of the first two livers, nor how it was possible that all three livers had mysteriously become available within a short two-month period.

However, the newspaper did reveal the source of the third liver, saying, “On June 3, a liver donor was transported from Beijing to the hospital where Liu Shengping had been staying, arriving at 1:50 a.m. Was this the opportunity that Mr. Lui had been waiting for?”

“The doctor on duty explained: ‘The donor was a 31-year-old man who had just died from a stroke. When we checked on the health of his liver, we found that all medical parameters were within normal range. Thus, we concluded that he would make a suitable donor for Mr. Liu’s liver transplant surgery. We went ahead and scheduled the operation for the next morning.’”

The article did not mention the doctor’s name or his position at the hospital, nor did it give any details about the donor, such as his name and occupation; the time of his stroke and eventual death; the time of the transplant operation; how the hospital had been able to quickly ascertain that the donor was a perfect match for Mr. Lui; the procedure that the hospital followed to ensure that the donor had indeed willingly donated his organs to humanity, and whether he was conscious when he arrived at the hospital.

Finding a Liver Within Two Days

The Tianfu Morning newspaper reported on a three-day liver transplantation that had involved eight professors and eight nurses at the Huaxi Liver Transplant Center in Huaxi Hospital, from September 12 to 14, 2006. The first transplant of its kind had been performed there in 2005, and had been hailed a complete success.

Huang Fuyu volunteered to donate a portion of her liver to her husband, Lan Siquan, who had been suffering from an acute case of cirrhosis of the liver.

The couple had entered Huaxi Hospital on September 5, 2006. However, when doctors reviewed the results of Huang’s physical exam on September 10, they concluded that although her liver was very healthy, it was small. Thus, removing too much of it from her body would likely put her life at risk.

“Thus, after many rounds of discussions,” the newspaper reported, “the Liver Transplant Center in Huaxi Hospital decided to perform a challenging multi-liver transplantation.”

“Fortunately, the center managed to find a suitable volunteer donor within two days of the couple’s scheduled surgeries. The husband and wife bid farewell to each other from their gurneys, and the doctors successfully performed the transplantations.”

The article failed to address the unlikelihood of the hospital finding a suitable, healthy volunteer donor within such a short span of time; nor did it provide any pertinent information about the donor, such as his name, place of residence, and cause of death.

It makes one wonder if this “volunteer” donor had actually come from a large organ bank of people who are being systematically killed in order to fuel China’s international organ trade.

Conflicting Evidence Regarding Lung Transplantation

The Yanzhao Metropolitan News on September 12, 2007, reprinted an article from Chengdu Daily, titled, “The first successful whole lung transplantation.”

The article states, “A reporter from Chengdu Daily attended a press conference held at Huaxi Hospital and found that doctors there had performed China’s first successful whole-lung transplant on August 8, 2007.”

The patient, 38-year-old Huang Yisheng, had been employed at a Shannxi City coal mine for 17 years. One day in December 2006, he collapsed while working and was taken to a local hospital. Several doctors diagnosed him with severe pulmonary fibrosis and pneumoconiosis, or black lung disease—caused by inhaling excessive amounts of coal dust.

An investigative journalist had called Huaxi Hospital and asked a doctor about lung transplantation. The doctor explained, “Since the lung is a respiratory organ connected directly to the heart, lung transplantation is by far the most difficult organ transplant to perform.”

When the journalist asked for the name of the surgeon who had performed Huang’s organ transplantation, the doctor became very evasive.

The article also mentioned that all of the transplantation surgeons at Huaxi Hospital were taught how to perform surgery on animals.

So when did these Chinese surgeons first begin to perform human organ transplants, and how long have they been performing experimental human lung transplants?

The article did note that another hospital in China had previously performed a successful half-lung transplantation, but it did not mention if this same type of transplantation had been carried out at Huaxi Hospital.

However, if China’s first whole-lung transplantation was indeed performed at Huaxi Hospital—as the article claims it was—then why wasn’t there any mention of any half-lung transplants being performed there?

How did the main transplantation surgeon, Liu Lunxu, manage to successfully perform a whole-lung transplantation without prior experience in half-lung transplants?

Is it possible that the hospital is covering up the fact that it has been performing half-lung transplants, and possibly whole-lung transplants, for quite some time now?

A few days after the Yanzhao Metropolitan News article first appeared, an investigative journalist posing as a prospective donor recipient called the hospital and asked a doctor on duty, “Where do you manage to find matching donor lungs, and in record time, too?” The doctor replied, “You should just concern yourself with coming up with the money for the surgery. We have donors.”

When the journalist asked, “When did your hospital first begin to perform experimental transplants on humans, and what is your success rate?” The doctor answered, “These are sensitive questions. I cannot answer your questions. All I can say is please don’t worry.”

From the doctor’s own words, one can easily see that the source of the hospital’s organs is questionable, at best.

Also, a hospital would not advertise its lung-transplantation services if its surgeons’ skills and techniques were not up to par.

That being so, it is likely that Huaxi Hospital has been secretly performing whole-lung transplants for many years now.

The Huaxi Hospital website states that in 2006, “140 liver transplants were performed within the past four years under the direction of Dr. Yan Lunan at the Huaxi Liver Transplantation Center. Among these cases, only seven donors were family members.”

Assuming that these figures are correct, is it possible that at least some of those 140 livers had come from Falun Gong practitioners, who are being routinely persecuted by the Chinese regime for their faith?

A lot of hard evidence indicates that this may be so.

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Category: Organ Harvesting

Collection of Evidence of Live Organ Harvesting from Falun Gong Practitioners by the Chinese Communist Party

(Minghui.org) The following is the foreword and table of contents to the collection of evidence by the World Organization to Investigate the Persecution of Falun Gong (WOIPFG). To read or download the report in its entirety please go to: http://www.upholdjustice.org/node/241.

Foreword

From March 9th, 2006 on, the World Organization to Investigate the Persecution of Falun Gong (WOIPFG) has collected a large amount of evidence in the ongoing investigation on organ transplant centers in hospitals in 30 provinces in mainland China, cities, autonomous regions from the Political and Legislative Affairs Committee (PLAC), military, armed police and local areas. This collection of evidence confirms that the Chinese Communist Party is harvesting organs from live Falun Gong practitioners and also that experimenting on live human bodies truly happens.

Together, these pieces of evidence reveal the alarming fact that CCP’s live organ harvesting from Falun Gong practitioners is not an individual case or an occasional murder case for money. It happens indeed on a large scale which involves genocide all over the country, committed by Jiang Zemin, Zhou Yongkang etc.; officials from the highest level. They exploited all state apparatus and organizations. Under the protection and organization from officials, the judiciary, military, armed police and medical institutions are implicated in crimes systematically. In this crime, the military and police hospitals and organ transplant centers are the main places for organ harvesting from live Falun Gong practitioners.

The pieces of evidence prove mutual and supplement each other. This internally logical relation, which shows the systematic crime, helps people understand the nature and extent of evilness of this whole situation which exceeds the normal thinking of humanity.

WOIPFG obtained evidence that proves that the allegedly committed crimes involve at least 23 provinces, cities and autonomous regions related hospitals and transplant centers: Beijing, Tianjing, Shanghai, Hebei, Henan, Shandong, Liaoning, Jilin, Heilongjiang, Anhui, Hunan, Hubei, Jiangsu, Zhejiang, Guangzhou, Guangxi, Fujian, Sichuan, Yunan, Guizhou, Shanxi, Gasu, Xinjiang, etc.

The atrocities, which started in 2000 and continue today, must be stopped immediately. The WOIPFG urges the international community to help end the genocide and bring the criminals to justice.

The report contains 19 telephone investigations and selected investigative reports.

Table of Contents

Part I. Telephone Investigations From these audio recordings, people can hear:

• Investigative Audio Recording 1: Testimony from armed police guard onsite witness

• Investigative Audio Recording 2: Kidney broker representative for People’s Liberation Army (PLA) No. 307 Hospital in Beijing emphasizes officials, police and prison operation of the trade of organ from Falun Gong practitioner is like a supply line and they can also provide information that confirms that the supplied organs come from Falun Gong practitioners [2]

• Investigative Audio Recording 3: police from the first division of criminal law at the Intermediate People’s Court of Jinzhou says: “If the conditions are good, I think we can still provide (organs).”

• Investigative Audio Recording 4: Chief of Urology Chen Rongshan from the PLA(People’s Liberation Army) 205 hospital admits donor organs come from detained Falun Gong practitioners, who went through the court

• Investigative Audio Recording 5: Chen Rongshan guaranteed to keep the organ harvesting from Falun Gong practitioners for organ transplantation secret.

• Investigative Audio Recording 6: Tianjin No. 1 Central Hospital director Song: “We have a similar situation here.”

• Investigative Audio Recording 7, Doctor of Zhongshan Hospital affiliated with Fudan University in Shanghai says: “What we have here is all this type.” [6]

• Investigative Audio Recording 8: Doctor of The Affiliated Hospital of Jiaotong University in Shanghai says: “ The organs are all from live persons, donors are all alive.” [6]

• Investigative Audio Recording 9: Investigation into the Guangxi National hospital Urology transplant doctor Lu Guoping.

• Investigative Audio Recording 10, Guangzhou General Hospital of Guangzhou Military Region Zhu Yunsong says: “No problem, you can come over.”

• Investigative Audio Recording 11: No. 2 Affiliated Hospital of Hubei Province Medical University: “I would say not bad.”

• Investigative Audio Recording 12: Wuhan Tongji Hospital, Using supplies of live organs from Falun Gong, is that ok? Answer: It’s not a problem.

• Investigative Audio Recording 13: Qianfoshan Liver Transplant Center in Shandong Province: “You just need to come”

• Investigative Audio Recording 14: Deputy secretary of PLAC (Political and Legislative Affairs Committee) regional branch Tang Junjie said: “He took care of this task.”

• Investigative Audio Recording 15: Political and Legislative Affairs Committee (PLAC) employee whose family name is Li says: “Above bureau-director level know about this state secret.”

• Investigative Audio Recording 16: Luo Gan’s secretary did not deny organ harvesting from live Falun Gong practitioners, only emphasize it is inappropriate to talk about it on the public phone line.

• Investigative Audio Recording 17: Former deputy manager of PLAC office Wei Jianrong admits the organ harvesting case “happen ed a while back”.

• Investigative Audio Recording 18: an official of the “610 Office” confirms to WOIPFG investigator that Gu Kalai traded cadavers and they are not just from Falun Gong practitioners.”

• Investigative Audio Recording 19: Li Changchun said: “Zhou Yongkang is in charge of this specifically. He knows it.”

Part II. Relevant parts of the Investigative Reports

1. Investigative Report on the Role of Chinese Military & Armed Police Hospitals in Live Organ Harvesting from Falun Gong Practitioners

2. Investigative Report: China’s Public Security Bureau’s On-site Psychology Research Center Implicated in Live Organ Harvesting on Falun Gong Practitioners [9]

3. Figures from the Central Government about the number of organ transplants show the brutal fact of genocide

Part III. WOIPFG Evidence Analyzing Chart about Organ Harvesting from Live Falun Gong Practitioners

Part IV. WOIPFG Location of Phone Conversation Chart on Organ Harvesting of Live Falun Gong Practitioners.

To read or download the complete report please go to: http://www.upholdjustice.org/node/241

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Category: Organ Harvesting

Kidney Transplant Patient Believes He Received a Falun Gong Practitioner’s Organ

August 05, 2013 | By a Falun Gong Practitioner in China

(Minghui.org) A reliable source in China reported the following story to the Minghui website. A Falun Gong practitioner’s husband’s friend received a kidney transplant in 2004. He lives in a town near Beijing. When news of the Chinese Communist Party’s (CCP) practice of harvesting organs from living Falun Gong practitioners became public, the practitioner asked her husband’s friend, “Do you know where your kidney came from?” He said, “Yes, I know. It was from a Falun Gong practitioner, a twenty three year-old young man.” The practitioner was shocked at this revelation, and asked him to provide more details.

The patient, in his forties in 2004, went to a hospital for dialysis due to kidney failure. He saw his friend Liu there, who had gone through a kidney transplant. Liu told him to go to Beijing University Third Hospital for a kidney transplant. Liu had also introduced other people to the same hospital.

The patient went to Beijing University Third Hospital and saw a large screen displaying the number of successful organ transplant surgeries in this hospital, including the number of liver, kidney and heart transplants. These numbers were covered up after news of the CCP’s organ harvesting atrocities became public.

Dozens of people in the hospital were waiting for different organs at that time. One week after he was admitted to the hospital, he and another kidney patient were sent to a hospital in Rizhou, Shandong Province for transplant surgery. Hospital officials informed them that the organs they were to receive were from death row prisoners. However, they found out later that the kidneys were taken from living Falun Gong practitioners.

The patient recounted that a dozen people had different organ transplant surgeries at the same time he was in the hospital. The hospital hurried to release him a few days after the surgery, even though he hadn’t completely recovered. Another group of people were admitted for organ transplants. The hospital performed organ transplant surgeries group after group.

Nurse in Beijing Youan Hospital Involved in Nationwide Live Organ Harvesting

A family member of a nurse in Beijing Youan Hospital said that the nurse, together with a doctor and another nurse in her hospital, were busy traveling around the nation from 2003 to 2006 in order to acquire organs from “death row prisoners”. The so-called “death row prisoners” were between 30 to 40 years old. Their names or medical records were unknown. The nurses were ordered to label them “death row prisoners”, but was kept a state secret. The nurses weren’t allowed to share any information. The nurse and her two colleagues made a great deal of money during those years. The number of live organs harvested dropped significantly after 2006.

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Category: Organ Harvesting

Investigation: I Almost Became a Victim of the CCP Organ Harvesting

May 29, 2013 | By Song Jing

(Minghui.org) I was arrested a number of times between 2000 and 2002 by the CCP for practicing Falun Dafa. I was detained at Shandong No. 2 Women’s Forced Labor Camp in 2001, where I was forced to undergo a series of strange “health check-ups.” The police also took photos of me and threatened to send me to the “remote northwest.” A number of times I was chosen for these unusual check-ups. Thanks to the rescue efforts of my family members and my firm determination not to cooperate with the evildoers, the vicious doctors and police gave up in the end, and I escaped being killed for my organs.

1. “Life imprisonment”

I was unlawfully arrested on May 1, 2000 when I was doing Falun Gong exercises on Tiananmen Square. They handed me over to the Yantai Office in Beijing. As my household registration was canceled during the persecution, the police officer who guarded me did not know what to do with me and called around for advice. One day he received a phone call. After he put down the phone he said to me, “We have the latest instructions from above. This batch of practitioners will all be imprisoned for life.” I clarified the facts to him, and he eventually released me.

2. Terrifying health checkup

I was arrested again on November 4, 2001 and taken to Shandong No. 2 Women’s Forced Labor Camp located in Wangcun Township in Zibo (commonly known as “Wangcun Labor Camp”). On the way, I was taken to the labor camp hospital (83 Hospital). I was carried in by police. The checkup was not like a normal one which would usually check one’s height, weight, blood pressure, etc. They only did two things: blood test and organ examination. I was pressed on a bed for a type-B ultrasonic scan. When I refused to allow them to draw my blood, a male doctor said with a sinister face, “If you do not cooperate, I will use a thicker syringe to draw more blood from you.” I resisted with all my strength and they failed to draw any blood from me.

After I was taken to the forced labor camp, I went on hunger strike. On the seventh or eighth day of my hunger strike, the guards took me for another health checkup, saying that they found some symptoms in my body from the first checkup. I was tricked and thought it was a genuine checkup and allowed them to take blood samples. They seemed to be very pleased with the test results. When I asked to take a look at the laboratory sheet, they said, “This has nothing to do with you.” Later I heard from them that it was a compulsory checkup that everyone had to take before being admitted to the labor camp.

3. “Special Prison”

I suffered a lot in the winter of 2001. One day, Chen Suping, a team head came to me and said, “You have not slept for a long time, but you still have a pink complexion,” she said. “You must be pretty sick of being surrounded by these people (collaborators who had betrayed Dafa and developed crooked understandings). Would you like me to send you to a place where there is nobody? There won’t be anybody bothering you there.” I said, “All right. Where is that place?” She burst out laughing and said, “You’re so naive. If you go, you will never come back. We have instructions from above. If you don’t transform, you will be imprisoned for life.” I said, “One needs to meet the requirements to be imprisoned. Which law are you using to convict me?” She said, “This prison doesn’t need any trial nor any [legal] procedures. We can just send people there. “

Later, police officer Li Qian also told me about this “special prison,” saying that there was nobody there and one would never be able to come back again, and there was no need for any legal procedures. What she said was roughly the same as what Chen Suping told me earlier.

There was a person in my cell who had betrayed Falun Gong and developed crooked understandings. She often went to the office to help them with things. Once she said to me quietly, “You’d better be careful. They are filing documents about you. It seems that they want to send you to a very special place.”

4. “Instructions from above”

In August 2002, officer Chen Suping went to Beijing for training organized by the Ministry of Justice. After she came back, one day she came to the basement where I was locked up. She said she would send me away and that they now had instructions from above to send people who were “young and well educated” like me to the remote northwest, and that she had a quota to fulfill.

A few days later, she came back to the basement and said, “I thought about it. If I send you away, your family will come after me. So I’d better not send you away.” Afterwards, she never again mentioned the “remote northwest” or the “special prison.”

At that time, my family members were making great efforts to get me out. They came to visit me every month. Even though they were rejected each time, they still came every month and wrote many letters of appeal.

5. Strange number

One day in the winter of 2002, the labor camp suddenly gathered all of us in a building, saying it was very important, but they would not tell us why.

As we walked into the corridor, we saw police from elsewhere and they all looked very secretive and cold. They did not even say hello to each other, and all of them had a sinister look on their face, as if something serious and important was going to happen. After the police checked our names and IDs, they ordered each of us to stand on a platform to have a photo taken; a number plate was placed in front of our chest.

After this, we were ordered to go to another room where each of us was required to put our fingerprints (both hands) on a piece of blank paper. I felt very uncomfortable about the whole thing and did not want to do the fingerprints. A male officer grabbed my hands and pressed my entire palm down on the paper. I struggled to free my hands from his. The male officer looked at the female officer who had brought me there and said, “Not cooperating.” The female officer then took me out of the building and sent me back to the cell.

A while later, other practitioners came back and they all said they felt there was something treacherous in the atmosphere. I could see that everyone was feeling somewhat scared. For a long time, nobody said anything. One practitioner (surnamed Wei) from Shengli oil field was trembling all over. She said to me quietly, “They seem to be choosing someone. I hope they don’t choose me.” I did not ask her what other procedures they went through after I was taken back. For several days afterward, she was very scared.

Later, the guards explained that those officers were from Jinan and they wanted to set up a “database.” But what was the database for? From the abundant evidence that was exposed later, the database was most likely to be for organ harvesting from live Falun Gong practitioners.

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