Press Release For Immediate Release August 22, 2008
Matas/Kilgour Release New Evidenceon Organ Harvesting in China
David Matas and David Kilgour today released new evidence confirming
their conclusion that China has been killing Falun Gong practitioners
sothat their organs can be sold to transplant tourists. The new
evidence takes the form of a video admission from Dr. Lu Guoping
combined with a prior audio recording from the same doctor.
In the audio, the doctor admits that he and his colleagues went to
prison to select Falun Gong practitioners for involuntary organ
donations to be used in transplants. In the video, the doctor admits
that he was the person interviewed in the audio recording.
The video is being distributed by Chinese embassies and consulates; its
authenticity is therefore endorsed by the Chinese government.
In a letter to the Chinese embassy in Canada, David Kilgour and David Matas wrote:
"Denial (of the abuse of organ harvesting ofFalun Gong practitioners) in the face of such compelling evidence which has the official sanction of the Government is no longer an option. The only option which remains is ending this horrible crime."
The Falun Gong is an exercise regime with a spiritual foundation banned
in China in 1999. David Kilgour released a report, first version July
2006, second version January 2007, concluding that Falun Gong
practitioners since the year 2000 have been killed in the thousands for
For further information call David Matas at 204-944-1831 and David Kilgour at 613-747-7854.
At the website www.organharvestinvestigation.net, you will find
a) our letter to the Chinese Embassy,
b) the DVD from Phoenix TV which interviews Lu Guoping,
c) the audio in Chinese and transcript in both Chinese and English of the telephone
conversation between our investigator and Lu Guoping.