State Organs: Transplant Abuse in China

State Organs: Transplant Abuse in China


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781927079119
Publisher: Seraphim Editions
Publication date: 07/14/2012
Pages: 144
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

David Matas is an international human rights lawyer based in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. He is the co-author, with David Kilgour, of Bloody Harvest: The killing of Falun Gong for their organs, published by Seraphim Editions in 2009. For their efforts in combating Chinese organ transplant abuse, the two Davids were nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize in 2010.

Dr. Torsten Trey is founding member and Executive Director of Doctors Against Forced Organ Harvesting (DAFOH). After learning about the systematic harvesting of organs from living prisoners of conscience against their will, he decided to shift his focus from patient care to this non-profit organization.

Table of Contents

Introduction David Mates Torsten Trey 9

Transplant Medicine at a Crossroads Torsten Trey 16

Polluted Sources Arthur L. Caplan 27

The Spoils of Forced Organ Harvesting in the Far East Ghazali Ahmad 35

How Many Harvested? Ethan Gutmann 49

Organ Transplantation Issues in China Erping Zhang 68

Numbers David Matas 77

Persecution of Falun Gong David Kilgour Jan Harvey 94

The Impact of the Use of Organs From Executed Prisoners Jacob Lavee 108

How Should the Academic Community Respond? Gabriel Danovitch 114

Responsibilities of International Pharmaceutical Companies Arne Schwarz 119

The Mission of Medicine Maria A. Fiatarone Singh 136

Contributors 143

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