Resolutions and Parliamentarian Statements on Forced Organ Harvesting in China

The atrocities of forced organ harvesting from prisoners of conscience, in particular from Falun Gong practitioners, has been investigated since 2006. The evidence is compelling and has been presented to parliamentary bodies. In response to the evidence parliaments and governments have passed resolutions and statements, condemning the abusive practice in China.
China has harvested organs from executed prisoners for decades, but denied it until 2005, when it admitted first time that the majority of organs were harvested from prisoners after execution.
Up to date China has also denied the forced organ harvesting from Falun Gong practitioners. Parliamentarian resolutions are important and keep the attention on the undisclosed atrocities. Every resolution adds awareness to this topic and gives a voice to the voiceless.

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Missouri State Senate Concurrent Resolution SCR 28, 5/18/2018 — This resolution calls on the Chinese Government to end the practice of organ harvesting from prisoners as well as prisoners of conscience, specifically Falun Gong prisoners of conscience; it calls for the President of the United States to investigate the organ transplant practices in China and encourages the medical community of Missouri to engage in educating colleagues about the risks of travel to China for organ transplants; it declares that the General Assembly agrees to take measures to ban the entry of those who have participated in illegal removal of human tissue and organs and seek prosecution of such individuals should they be found in Missouri.

Georgia State Senate Resolution SR 629, 3/27/2018 — Recommending that certain measures be taken regarding the actions of the People’s Republic of China against Falun Gong practitioners and other minority groups; and for other purposes.

Georgia House Resolution HR 944, 3/19/2018 — Expressing concern regarding organ harvesting in the People’s Republic of China; and for other purposes.

Arizona HCM 2004, 4/4/2018 — A House Concurrent Memorial: Urging the United States Congress and the Arizona medical community to take action against state-sanctioned organ transplant practices in China.

Pennsylvania House Resolution HR 27, 4/25/2017 — Encouraging the medical community of this Commonwealth to help raise awareness of unethical organ transplant practices in China.

European Parliament Written Declaration 48, 7/27/2016 — Written Declaration on stopping organ harvesting from prisoners of conscience in China

U.S. Congress House Resolution H.Res. 343, 6/13/2016 — Expressing concern regarding persistent and credible reports of systematic, state-sanctioned organ harvesting from non-consenting prisoners of conscience in the People’s Republic of China, including from large numbers of Falun Gong practitioners and members of other religious and ethnic minority groups.

Minnesota State Senate Resolution SF 2090, 5/20/2016 — A resolution expressing concern over persistent and credible reports of systematic, state-sanctioned, forced organ harvesting from nonconsenting prisoners of conscience, primarily from Falun Gong practitioners imprisoned for their spiritual beliefs, and members of other religious and ethnic minority groups in the People’s Republic of China.

Pennsylvania House Resolution 1052, 10/3/2014 — Encouraging the medical community of this Commonwealth to help raise awareness of unethical organ transplant practices in China.

Italian Senate Resolution of the Special Commission for the Protection and Promotion of Human Rights, 4/5/2014

Illinois General Assembly HR 0730, 2/26/2014 — Urges the Chinese Communist Party to immediately stop persecuting Falun Gong practitioners, urges the U.S. government to investigate organ transplants in China, and requests the U.S. government to prohibit any doctors who performed transplants using organs harvested from Falun Gong practitioners from gaining entry into the U.S.

European Parliament resolution on organ harvesting in China (2013/2981(RSP)), 12/12/2013

Delaware State Senate 143rd General Assembly, Concurrent Resolution No. 41, 6/7/2006 — Urging the President of the United States to Demand That the Chinese Government Allow An International Investigation of All Labor Camps, Prisons, Hospitals, And Related Facilities in China Where Falun Gong Practitioners Are Being Detained.

Colorado State Senate and House of Representatives Joint Resolution 06-027, 4/12/2006 — General Assembly of the State of Colorado, relative to Senate Joint Resolution 06-027 concerning condemnation of the Chinese government’s persecution of practitioners of Falun Gong; to the Committee on International Relations.

 

 

 

 
 

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