Two United Nations Special Rapporteurs have reiterated their previous findings on China’s organ harvesting. Once again, they requested the Chinese government to fully explain the allegation of taking vital organs from Falun Gong practitioners and the source of organs for the sudden increase in organ transplants that has been going on in China since the year 2000.
On September 28, dozens of human rights and religious groups rallied outside the United Nations Headquarters urging world leaders attending the 62nd Session of the General Assembly of the United Nations, and all people of conscience, to take joint action to end the Chinese Communist Party’s (CCP) persecution of Falun Gong and other religious groups.
Early this year, UN refugees Ms. Ma Hui and her daughter were unlawfully abducted and deported by the Russian Government. On May 13, another UN refugee was abducted and deported from Russia. Falun Gong practitioner Gao Chunman is a professor from Tsinghua University, forced to flee China because of the persecution.
2007 UN report recently released includes the latest report by UN Special Rapporteur on Torture Manfred Nowak. He summarized particular cases in his report. In addition to cases related to Falun Gong, he also listed cases about Gao Zhisheng and organ harvesting from live Falun Gong practitioners.
On March 28, 2007, Falun Gong practitioner Ma Hui and her 8-year-old daughter Ma Jingjing, who had earlier been granted UN Refugee Status in St. Petersburg, Russia, were taken away from their home by six officers from the Deportation Department of the Immigration Bureau in St. Petersburg, Russia. On the night of March 28, one Russian policewoman and several Chinese government officers forced Ma Hui and Ma Jingjing to board Flight FV-215 from St. Petersburg to Beijing, and deported them to China. The plane took off at 19:50 from St. Petersburg.
“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).
Two senior parliamentarians – one from Europe, the other from Canada – have called on the United Nations to investigate startling allegations that the Chinese government killed thousands of Falun Gong practioners and harvested their organs for sale.
Falun Gong Human Rights Working Group recently uploaded several UN reports on human rights violation against the practice in China. The persecution of Falun Gong in China is still widespread and brutal.
The United Nations is looking into allegations by the Falun Gong group
that thousands of its followers are being held at a Chinese ”concentration camp”
and some have been killed.
The United Nations torture investigator said on Thursday he was looking into allegations by the Falun Gong group that thousands of its followers were being held at a Chinese “concentration camp” and some had been killed.