The Coalition Roundtable

The issue of China’s transplant practices first came to light through a whistleblower in March 2006. In response, David Kilgour and David Matas launched an independent investigation. Investigative journalist Ethan Gutmann later spent seven years doing his own research. He reached similar conclusions.

Has China really stopped obtaining organs from executed prisoners? | PBS

For decades, China obtained human organs such as kidneys and livers from executed prisoners, a practice condemned by human rights activists and medical ethicists. China says they no longer do this and have built a new system for organ transplants that now relies on volunteers, not prisoners. Hari Sreenivasan reports.

China’s Questionable Organ Transplant Trade – Organ Harvesting from Falun Gong? | BBC

The BBC’s Matthew Hill investigates claims that China is using detained Falun Gong practitioners as an illicit source of vital organs for its booming transplant industry. What happens to hundreds of thousands of ‘disappeared’ Chinese citizens each year? How is it possible for thousands of heart and liver transplants to take place astonishingly quickly when China has only a meager number of registered organ donors?

Ethan Gutmann: New Report on China’s Secret Organ Transplant Industry

A growing body of evidence indicates that Chinese hospitals have been colluding with the country’s police in a nefarious scheme known as “organ harvesting.” Ethan Gutmann is a US investigative writer, human rights defender, China watcher, author, and a former adjunct fellow at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies.

Hard to Believe

How Doctors Became Murderers and How We Turned a Blind Eye. Hard To Believe is an award-winning documentary that examines the issue of forced live organ harvesting from Chinese prisoners of conscience, and the response—or lack of it—around the world.