Publications on Organ Harvesting

In November 2011, several articles and presentations discussing the unethical organ harvesting in China have been published. A letter to JAMA by Dr. Torsten Trey, Dr. Abraham Halpern and Dr. Maria Fiatarone Singh has been published on November 2, 2011. David Matas held a speech at the International Conference on Human Rights Education in Durban, South Africa, on November 14, 2011. He also held a presentation at the Human Rights and Governance Colloqium at the Queensland University of Technology , Brisbane, Australia, on November 26, 2011. Ethan Gutmann has published a new article “The Xinjiang Procedure” in the Weekly Standard on December 5, 2011. The article describes the circumstances how organs were harvested from prisoners after execution and is a testimony of the unethical organ procurement in China.