Hon. David Kilgour, J.D., former Secretary of State (Asia Pacific) of Canada,
and David Matas, international human rights lawyer, have been seeking a fact-finding
trip to China after they launched an investigation into organ seizing from Falun
Gong prisoners in China. One of the team is to discuss a possible visit and terms
and conditions of the trip with a Chinese Embassy representative in Ottawa, Canada
"The two of us would like to go under conditions which
will allow the unrestricted inquiries necessary to fact-finding. We’ll soon see
what they’ll offer", said Matas, "There’s no point in just having a
show tour where they decide what we see and whom we talk to".
team is writing up its report for release in early July after weeks of research,
evidence verification, and witness interviews in Canada and the United States.
is already much to study in the knowledge of witnesses in Canada and USA who have
spoken openly to us, and persuasive material already available", said Kilgour.
Original article date: 23/June/2006
Category: World News