By calling a halt to the practice, China is finally admitting to harvesting prisoners’ organs to sell to the highest bidder. It’s a mere coincidence that this announcement comes just after Dick Cheney received his new heart transplant.
/SNIP/Human rights activists testified in 2006 to a U.S. Congressional subcommittee that China was harvesting organs from executed religious prisoners for sale to wealthy foreign patients. Five years earlier, a Chinese doctor (Wang Guoqi) told U.S. lawmakers he had taken skin for transplant from more than 100 executed prisoners — some of whom were not yet dead. [emphasis PID]
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