Side Event to the 49th Session of the UN Human Rights Council Roundtable Discussion

Escalation of Human Rights Violations in the 21st century: Finding solutions to help combat crimes against humanity

Following a day of presentations on March 22, a roundtable discussion with the goal to find solutions to help combating and ending the crime of forced organ harvesting from living people took place on March 23, 2022. Among the panelists were experts and speakers from previous webinars and new guest speakers.

Roundtable Hosts:

Thierry Valle
Moderator, President CAP
Thierry Valle is President of the NGO, the Coordination of Associations and Individuals for Freedom of Conscience, France, CAP-Liberté de Conscience, and has been an active advocate for human rights for more than two decades.
Harold King, BDS Msc
Co-Moderator, Director of DAFOH France
Dr. King is Director of DAFOH France and an experienced webinar host. He has advocated to stop forced organ harvesting for over a decade.

Roundtable Panelists:

Casey Alves, Human Rights Activist
Alejandro Centurion, MD, DAFOH
Theresa Chu, Esq., Chairman, Legal Commission of Universal Declaration on Combating and Preventing Forced Organ Harvesting
Willy Fautré, Co-Founder and Director of Human Rights Without Frontiers
G. Weldon Gilcrease, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine at the University of Utah, DAFOH Deputy Director
Lord Hunt of Kings Heath, House of Lords, United Kingdom
Carlos Iglesias, Esq., Human Rights Lawyer
David Matas, Esq., International Human Rights Lawyer