Latest News & Statements

Chinese teen sells kidney to buy iPad 2 By Indo Asian News Service: Beijing, June 3, 2011 (IANS/RIA Novosti) -A teenager in China’s Anhui province has sold his right kidney to buy an iPad 2. […]

DAFOH has hosted a panel discussion with the title “Transplant Medicine at a Crossroads” on May 1, 2011, in  parallel to the American Transplant Congress in Philadelphia. The panel included speakers Dr. Arthur Caplan, Dr. Gabriel Danovitch, Dr. Eric Goldberg, David Matas. The

On October 19, 2010, Valerie Boyer, a member of the French National Assembly, has organized a conference about aspects in transplant medicine in order to introduce a new transplant law. DAFOH was the co-host of the conference. Among

On August 13, 2010, Amnesty International Swiss has published a strong statement that calls for the end to the use of organs from executed prisoners. Amnesty International states that prisoners cannot provide meaningful consent in donating their

A former police officer from the Xinjiang Province in China, Nijiati Abudureyimu, witnessed the organ harvesting that is taking place in China. He escaped from China and is now seeking asylum. His report is adding insider information to the previous investigation.

In March 2010 Dr. Jiefu Huang, Vice Minister of Health in China held a presentation at the conference on organ donation and transplantation in Madrid. In this presentation he published several statistics about the organ donation system

The lack of transparency in organ transplantation in China is causing an unfortunate effect for global pharmaceutical companies that use organs from China for clinical studies. – On January 27, 2010, the Swiss based Public Eye awarded the Swiss Award and the People’s

David Matas and David Kilgour, the two prominent Canadian investigators who started to investigate on allegations of illegal life organ harvesting practices in China in 2006, were nominated for the 2010 Nobel Peace Prize. The third revision of their report “Bloody Harvest

On December 12, 2009, the WOIPFG publishes a report of a person that claims to have eye-witnessed a case of live organ harvesting in China. The eye-witness report leads into a new dimension about the allegations as it provides

On November 30, 2009, Chinese state media reports about secret, illegal detention centers inside China. In the past, the existence of such camps were denied by Chinese officials. The Kilgour and Matas report referred to such camps