Member of CIPFG, Peter Westmore, national president of the National Civic Council, said during a recent interview that China must open its doors and allow the international community to conduct independent investigations.
“A systematic form of inhuman and degrading treatment” is how Manfred Nowak, United Nations (UN) Special Rapporteur, described what he sees as “widespread” use of torture in the People’s Republic of China (PRC).
The allotted four minutes passed very quickly, and the buzzer had rung twice; however, no one tried to stop the practitioner’s speech. All listened very seriously, and the atmosphere in the meeting hall seemed to have frozen.
The second steering committee meeting of the Council of Europe in 2006 was held in Strasbourg from April 10th to 13th. 11 representatives of the COE raised a motion to ask for a hearing on the case which was recently exposed to the public regarding the CCP crimes of organ-harvesting from live Falun Gong practitioners.