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Award-winning film on organ harvesting screened at the University of Washington At a screening of his Peabody Award winning film “Human Harvest” in November, director Leon Lee spoke alongside a University of Washington student who […]

DAFOH has primarily addressed forced organ harvesting crimes, rather than organ trafficking in general. We recognize, however, that organ trafficking practices often rely on vulnerable groups, such as migrants and poverty-stricken populations, and may be

On December 7, Canadian Senator Salma Ataullahjan pushed for passage of Bill S-240, which serves to amend Canada’s Criminal Code and the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act by addressing trafficking in human organs. The bill

A recent documentary produced by South Korean TV Chosun that aired in November 2017 explores ethical dilemmas facing Koreans regarding organ transplantation. The film explains that only ten percent of the 32,000 Koreans currently waiting

Claims made by Italian neurosurgeon Sergio Canavero and Chinese surgeon Ren Xiaoping of the successful transplantation of a human cadaver head onto another human cadaver body at Harbin Medical University Hospital in China using the

The Washington Post published a series of editorials detailing how the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) exerts its influence over elected officials, universities, think tanks and businesses inside the United States. Americans are just beginning to

We remain gravely concerned as international transplant experts and organizations applaud China’s “progress” in transplantation reform without any evidence of improved ethical actions. Last summer, representatives from The Transplantation Society (TTS) were in China meeting