Since the Conservatives have come to power in Canada, the government has been cooling off its relations with China by avoiding meetings, canceling trips to China, and similar actions.
On September 28, Canadian Minister of Foreign Affairs Peter Mckay harshly criticized China over human rights and democracy. As reported by the BBC, this was one of the bluntest comments that the Conservative party made since it won a federal election in January.
At a directions hearing for the case yesterday (3/07/06), a representative of the law office representing the plaintiffs advised the court that the case would not be discontinued and sought leave from the court for a three-week extension which was granted.
Hon. Danby Questions, Member of Australian Parliament, recently questioned the Minister of Foreign Affairs regarding organ harvest from living people in China. Below are the questions.