The Economics of Organ Harvesting in China

At least 28 western companies supply China, in some cases for over 20 years, with the materials, drugs and devices supporting the development of the transplantation business, while being aware of the facts and evidence related to illegal organ harvesting.

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Directly, or indirectly, their global business pulls their employees from their branches in Europe, America, or other parts in the world into this awkward situation. It’s not like the criminals in China have any other choice than to use the imported western equipment – as China is not self-sufficient at all when it comes to medical devices, and for example even in 2019 is massively dependent on the import of devices for organ preservation.

The western companies in the area of medical business therefore support transplantation in a country where patients from at least 20 countries and regions in the world – as is proven by our research in this report – travel for an organ which was supplied to them outside of the waiting list for Chinese citizens, has a dubious source, and somebody might have been killed for it. Actually, someone probably was.

This topic was looked into in parliaments of many countries, and a lot of information was revealed, one of the largest sources being a report by independent investigators in 2016 (ETAC), based on which, as well as other new evidence (WOIPFG and others), an independent people’s tribunal in London confirmed on 17th July 2019 that the crime is indeed happening, and on a very massive scale.

This is a criminal activity, legally punishable by law, and companies from democratic countries do supply (possibly unknowingly and indirectly) the criminals with the tools they use to make money out of it. Illegal organ harvesting is similar to contract killing, except that the agreement is made with China, instead of the killer, and you don’t know the name of the victim.

Any criminals should have long ago went to great lengths to make every company as complicit as possible, in order to secure their position, and so even if the company would be completely innocent, it is in an extremely vulnerable situation since their area of business in China is far from any meaning innocence can ever have.

The doctors gave away in their medical studies new pieces of evidence. A third party is contacting patients with organ offers just when they get on the waiting list (with some of them then going to China); there are brokers even when it comes to China; and still functioning websites you can ask for an organ transplant.

The evidence in this report reveals that the illegal organ harvesting in China is not a criminal offense limited to just that one country, but inevitably depends on many factors outside of it. This makes it all the more pressing for the relevant authorities to look into it, such as medical, human rights and foreign policy associations, business organizations, chambers of commerce and others. There are many questions these organizations can ask and would easily be able to find answers, some of which we have tried to present in this report.

The illegal organ harvesting is not the medical solution the democratic countries require, it is the only solution that the criminals were able to come up with for the rest of the world, while trying to make everyone else indirectly complicit.

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