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In August/ September 2009, various news agencies report about ongoing organ trafficking in China. The news report that the ban of organ trafficking in China is not effective and that Chinese hospitals still depend on organ transplantation as budget factor. Once more […]

On December 12, 2008, DAFOH has hosted a breakfast session about unethical organ harvesting in parallel with the 2008 International Conference on Human Rights and Biomedicine in Rotterdam.

Ethan Gutmann, book author and journalist, has investigated on the allegations of unethical organ harvesting practices in China and has published his independent report in the Weekly Standard in the November 24, 2008 edition. His report adds

United Nations calls on China to prosecute Organ Harvesters – The UN Committee against Torture announced on November 21, 2008,  that China “should immediately conduct or commission an independent investigation of the claims that some Falun Gong practitioners have

On August 12, 2008, DAFOH hosted a forum in Sydney. David Matas, one of the panelists, also had a poster presentation at the International Transplantation Congress.

On July 23, 2008, DAFOH hosted a press conference in the National Press Club, Washington, DC. A distinguished panel discussed the question “How to engage more effectively with China”. DAFOH addressed parallels between human experiments by the Nazi medical doctor Dr.

On July 1, 2008, DAFOH initiates a petition to the Chinese Ministry of Health asking for explanation of the transplantation figures in China. DAFOH holds the view that transparent transplant statistics are standard worldwide.

On June 18, 2008, spokesman Dr. Damon Noto presented DAFOH’s concerns about forced organ harvesting in China in the Bronxnet TV.

On June 12, 2008, Dr. Gerry Koffman, DAFOH’s coordinator in Canada, has received the Peter R. Newman Humanitarian Award by the Medical Staff Association at the North York General Hospital. – The annual award recognizes an exemplary commitment to

The Medical Post, major medical journal in Canada, has published a special report about organ trade in their March 11, 2008 edition. Dr. Gerry Koffman, DAFOH’s representative in Canada, expressed his view in an interview with Celia Milne. Dr. Jacob Lavee,