Publications, Press Releases
 

Publications, Press Releases

  • Article from Stornoway Today: Campaign to Halt Organ Harvesting Comes to Western Isles

    Following a meeting last month with two Falun Gong practitioners in Beijing (one of them was subsequently held under house arrest, the other hasn't been heard from since), Edward McMillan-Scott, a European Parliament Vice- President, revealed: "The practitioners I met in Beijing told me of their imprisonment and that of their wives, of the specially harsh treatment they suffered, including sleep deprivation, degrading and humiliating punishments and beatings. One said he knew 30 fellow practitioners who had been beaten to death. They were aware of organ harvesting — one had seen the cadaver of his friend and fellow practitioner after body parts had been removed."
  • Danish Newspaper Reports on Organ Harvesting in China

    Danish broadsheet newspaper Morgenavisen Jyllands Posten published an article on the 16th of May entitled “Organ Harvesting in China”. It was written by Christoffer Brekne, the spokesman of a Danish NGO called “China Human Rights Network”. The article says that the organ removals happening in the Chinese Communist Party’s concentration camps is the most evil thing in the world today.
  • German Media Pays Attention to Wang Xiaoyan Being Arrested in China

    The People newspaper of Leipzig carried an article reporting the news that the wife of a Chinese student abroad has been kidnapped because she practises Falun Gong. Zhentong Zhang is calling on all kind people in Germany to help and make great efforts so that his wife and eight year old daughter can re-unite with him.
  • Iceland's Biggest Newspaper Publishes a Falun Gong Practitioner's Letter Exposing the CCP's Atrocities

    "The special commissioner of the Parliament deemed illegal Iceland officials’ treatment of Falun Gong practitioners during Jiang Zemin’s visit to Iceland in the summer of 2002. Four years have gone by. Yet it is still critical for the Iceland authorities to correct the mistake made, for example, by adopting a clear stance on the Chinese Communist Party’s (CCP) recent atrocities of human rights persecution. The CCP regime, which has claimed sixty or eighty million lives during peacetime, is allegedly profiting from organs harvested from living people".
  • Danish Newspaper Politiken Reported on the CCP's Trade on Organs Harvested from Living Falun Gong Practitioners

    "... a high-ranking official in China officially admitted that most of the organs were harvested from the executed prisoners. The current law in China regulated that organ donation must be proved by the agreement of the prisoner himself. But it has been little known whether the regulation was enforced".
  • Danish Newspaper Berlingske Tidende Publishes Article Detailing European Parliament VP's Strong Condemnation of the CCP's Organ Trade

    Denmark's Berlingske Tidende published an article on June 17th 2006 entitled "Strongly Condemning CCP's Organ Trade". The article stated that the vice president of the European Parliament, Mr. Edward McMillan-Scott, met two Falun Gong practitioners during his trip to China and learned about the CCP's crime of live organ removal. He strongly condemns the CCP's systemic crimes. Mr. McMillan-Scott pointed out that the CCP regime is tyrannical and very brutal. It is important for Europe to recognize the true nature of the regime.
  • The Epoch Times: World Should Shun China, Says EU Vice President

    Vice-President of the European Parliament, Mr. Edward McMillan-Scott, visited China last month and has declared that, if what he was told there is true, "the civilized world should shun China." In an official statement to The Epoch Times, Mr. McMillan-Scott said he visited Beijing to investigate allegations that Falun Gong practitioners were being used as live donors to service China's massive organ trade.
  • Associated Press Report on Falun Gong Protest against CCP Organ Harvesting Outside the European Commission Headquarters in Belgium

    Associated Press reported on Thursday June 15th, that outside the European Commission building in Brussels, Falun Gong practitioners called on heads of the EU member states attending the Commission meetings to help put an end to the Chinese Communist regime’s atrocities of harvesting organs from living Falun Gong practitioners.
  • Newspapers in Croatia and Serbia and Montenegro Report about the Horrific Crimes of Organ Harvesting

    Croatian newspaper Novi List published a large article entitled "Concentration death camps spread across China: Chinese harvesting of human organs". In the subtitle, Novi List states: "Flourishing trade with human organs is the most profitable business in China and witnesses speak about extremely non-human treatment of the prisoners (mostly Falun Gong practitioners), whose organs are taken while they are still alive, with only minimal use of anaesthetics."
  • The Epoch Times: Almost Sent to a Concentration Camp--My Ordeal

    On April 26, in solidarity with her fellow practitioners, she told the members of the Chinese Embassy in France about her experiences practicing Falun Gong in an effort to show them that the practice is a good one..."Everyone in the Ministry of Education and Chinese embassies came to know my name because of this incident, and it earned me the hatred of the education minister Chen Zhili. It was she who had my passport and French resident permit revoked."
  • Agence France-Presse: Spanish Falun Gong Case May Go Ahead

    Spain's Supreme Court said today a lawsuit brought by the Chinese spiritual movement Falun gong accusing a top Chinese official of genocide could go ahead. That means Falun gong can now appeal against an earlier rejection of the lawsuit by the Audencia Nacional, Spain's highest criminal court...The spiritual movement, which is banned in China, accuses Jia of committing genocide when he was secretary of the Chinese Communist Party's local committee in Beijing between 1999 and 2002.
  • German Media Reports on Falun Gong Photo Exhibition

    On May 10th, local media in Furth im Wald, a small city in Bavaria, reported a photographic exhibition depicting the phenomenon of Falun Gong.Koetzting Daily published a story entitled "Pictures make people think about the dark side of China. Falun Gong photo exhibition at municipal hall touches the people; Go see it."
  • EFGIC: European Leaders Herald the Winds of Change in China, Beijing Contacts in Life Danger

    After meeting with Falun Gong practitioners during a three-day investigatory trip to Beijing, McMillan-Scott was convinced that, despite a huge increase of foreign trade relations, the human rights situation in China - and particularly the repression of religious and spiritual groups including Falun Gong, haven't changed in the least, and expressed his admiration for them. "Today in China religious movements demonstrate [...] courage, they are giving the lead [in the quest for freedom], they inspire those hundreds of millions enslaved by the CCP".
  • The “Tagesspiegel” (Germany): Death and Games

    Berlin: An Olympic medallist participated recently in a hunger strike, because of the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, China. Martin Rubenis, who was awarded the bronze metal in Turin Italy for his figure skating performance, joined a protest event outside the Chinese Consulate in Riga Latvia three weeks ago. This was a short-term hunger strike by the spiritual group Falun Gong because their members are suffering cruel repression in China.
  • The Epoch Times: EU Vice-President Holds Meeting with Falun Gong in Beijing

    A vice-president of the European Parliament returned last week from a three day investigation into human rights abuses in mainland China. He is the first high-level western official to personally meet with persecuted Falun Gong practitioners inside China. The facilitator of the gathering, a Boston businessman and Falun Gong practitioner himself, was arrested and deported for "hosting an illegal meeting."