STATE ORGANS: Transplant Abuse in China – Parliament of New South Wales – Book Signing





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You are invited to hear the latest in the mounting research regarding live organ harvesting in China, providing insight into the current political context in China and its impact on Australia.

 

Growing evidence shows that a large number of Chinese organs for transplants come
from prisoners. Many of these are prisoners of conscience. State Organs explores the involvement of Chinese state institutions in this abuse.

Meet the authors and researchers at a lunchtime book signing.

1:00-2:00 pm, Tuesday 13 November 2012
Waratah Room, NSW Parliament House
Light refreshments will be served.

Mr David Matas
A Nobel Peace Prize nominee, renowned international human rights lawyer and widely published author, Mr Matas has been active in a number of human rights organisations, including Amnesty International, B’nai Brith Canada, the Canadian Council for Refugees, and the Canadian Jewish Congress. He taught Constitutional Law at McGill University and is a lecturer of International Law at University of Manitoba. Mr Matas was member of the Canadian delegation to the United Nations General Assembly.
   
Professor Maria Antoinette Fiatarone Singh
Professor Singh is a Professor of Medicine and Exercise and Sport Science at the University of Sydney. She is a geriatrician whose research, clinical and teaching career has focused on the integration of geriatric medicine, exercise physiology, and nutrition as a means to improve quality of life for the aged. She has published extensively in the area of ageing, exercise and nutrition, and designed and carried out many clinical trials involving frail elders in Australia and the United States.
   
RSVP before Friday 9 November 2012 by email to event@fdnsw.org or telephone 0425 752 398.


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