Tag: Torsten Trey

NGOs Launch Declaration on Preventing Forced Organ Harvesting

U.S.-based advocacy group Doctors Against Forced Organ Harvesting (DAFOH) and four other NGOs are calling on governments and the public to support a new initiative to end China’s state-sanctioned practice of forced organ harvesting. Together the groups launched a declaration (pdf) entitled the “Universal Declaration on Combating and Preventing Forced Organ Harvesting” on Sept. 26,…


Organ Donation Worker Exposes China’s Money-Driven Transplant Industry

In China, state-run media have been promoting a job called “organ donation coordinators,” trumpeting how people in this line of work are making a difference in society. Their role is to convince families of dying patients to agree to donate their loved one’s organs—needed to supply China’s booming transplant industry. The families that agree, in…