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Stop China's Organ Harvesting - Sign Petition @ Obama's website!

Hundreds of thousands of Falun Gong (a spiritual practice persecuted in China since 1999) practitioners are held in prison labor camps. Over the past decade they and other prisoners of conscience have been medically tested and used as a live organ donor bank for China's transplant industry.
Read Petition, register and sign at  http://wh.gov/5Jmn
Since 2006, evidence has emerged of this horrific crime. Experts now estimate that tens of thousands of jailed Falun Gong practitioners and other prisoners "re-education through labor" camps have been systematically killed on demand to fuel China's lucrative transplant industry. "It's a new form of evil on this planet." — David Matas, Esq. Canadian human rights attorney and co-author of "Bloody Harvest"

For the first time, the U.S. State Department's 2011 Human Rights Report cited allegations of organ harvesting from Falun Gong practitioners and other prisoners of conscience. In October, 106 members of Congress wrote to Secretary of State Clinton requesting the release of related information. Two Congressional hearings have covered the topic, while leading transplantation doctors from around the world have condemned this crime against humanity.

Now, three US medical doctors have initiated a petition on the "We the People" section of the official White House website, directly urging President Obama to investigate and publicly condemn organ harvesting in China. If the petition gathers 25,000 signatures by December 31, the White House will formally respond.

Read Petition, register and sign at  http://wh.gov/5Jmn

For more info and video: organpetition.org

Thanks for lending your voice.
Jason Timm
Portland, Oregon

homepage: homepage: http://wh.gov/5Jmn


Stop China's Organ Harvesting? What about America's? 25.Dec.2012 12:59

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First of all, President Obama et al. cannot do a single thing that would affect the social policies of China. The U.S. pseudo-democracy is 100% fake and Obama is simply a puppet anyway. What's the point? Yeah, China is a totally overt dictatorship. However, when people there protest, their government occasionally makes concessions, totally unlike what happens in America. China does not have overt laws and presidential orders that allow its President Hu Jintao to execute or imprison forever its citizens, such as President Obama enjoys here. And look at the NationMaster prison population statistics:

Prisoners per capita, according to NationMaster.com, 2012:
# 71 China: 119 per 100,000 people
# 1 United States: 715 per 100,000 people
 http://www.nationmaster.com/graph/cri_pri_per_cap-crime-prisoners-per-capita

We have tons of stolen body parts available on the black market for rich recipients right here in the U.S. See:

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 http://science.howstuffworks.com/life/human-biology/organ-donation7.htm

In the U.S., a black market for human tissue exists. It usually involves bodies about to be cremated. A black market broker may enter into a financial arrangement with a criminally minded funeral home director and carve up the bodies before they're cremated. Falsified papers -- such as consent forms and death certificates -- are produced, and the tissue can then be sold to an American research facility. Sometimes, the tissue may be from a body with an infectious disease, but is sold with documents that claim a different cause of death or medical history. Illegally obtained tissue from just one cadaver has been known to reach 90 tissue recipients [source: Bauer]. [See:

 http://transcripts.cnn.com/TRANSCRIPTS/0601/11/i_ins.01.html
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In one high-profile case, Michael Mastromarino, an oral surgeon in New York, opened Biomedical Tissue Services with an embalmer, Joseph Nicelli, in 2000. For many years, they harvested human tissue from bodies provided by funeral homes and sold it to research facilities. One of the plundered bodies belonged to Alistair Cooke, host of "Masterpiece Theatre." The "body snatchers" were eventually arrested and charged with numerous crimes.
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 http://transcripts.cnn.com/TRANSCRIPTS/0601/11/i_ins.01.html

SHERMAN: Yes, they are. I mean, there is money being siphoned out through the whole production line, if you want to call it that, and as it was noted earlier, a corpse is worth more than $150,000 when sold piecemeal out in the retail market.

Naselli (ph) typically, and Mastromarino, typically made a minimum, a bare minimum of $7,000 per body and that fee went up beyond $20,000 when skin and cardiac valves were sold as well as the bones.

MANN: Now you and others are using their names very freely. They haven't been charged. Why not?

SHERMAN: They will be charged. Indictments are expected in the next six to eight weeks, and I don't think their names are being bandied about loosely. The fact of the matter is that I interviewed several people, Susan Cooke Kettredge among them, who were presented with the donor forms and the signatures were obviously not theirs.

MANN: That is also the stunning thing. $150,000 presumably can be made on the basis of one body and one piece of paper, that consent form.

SHERMAN: Yep.

MANN: Does it work on trust after that? If someone can generate a piece of paper with what looks like a signature, does the rest of the process unfold basically on trust that that piece of paper is real?

SHERMAN: It does unfold on trust, and Mastromarino's operation was not limited just to New York but it was in Pennsylvania, Florida, New Jersey. He had a satellite office in Canada, and hundreds and hundreds of people, not just in the United States and Canada but also Europe as well, received body parts from the corpses that he and his partners allegedly harvested illicitly.
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 link to www.dailymail.co.uk

A medical source with knowledge of the situation in China told the Guardian anonymously that rich foreigners mainly from the Middle East and Asia are the usual customers.
'The stakes are so big, the profit that can be made so huge, that the temptation is out there'

Dr Luc Noel, WHO official:

'While commercial transplantation is now forbidden by law in China, that's difficult to enforce; there's been a resurgence here in the last two or three years,' he said.

He added that some of China's military hospitals are even believed to be carrying out the operations.

Jim Feehally, professor of renal medicine at University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust, said that the key issue was one of exploitation, with poor donors often left with no medical care to recover from the brutal operations.

'The people who gain are the rich transplant patients who can afford to buy a kidney, the doctors and hospital administrators, and the middlemen, the traffickers,' he said. 'It's absolutely wrong, morally wrong.'
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 link to www.dailymail.co.uk

A medical source with knowledge of the situation in China told the Guardian anonymously that rich foreigners mainly from the Middle East and Asia are the usual customers.
'The stakes are so big, the profit that can be made so huge, that the temptation is out there'
Dr Luc Noel, WHO official

'While commercial transplantation is now forbidden by law in China, that's difficult to enforce; there's been a resurgence here in the last two or three years,' he said.

He added that some of China's military hospitals are even believed to be carrying out the operations.

Jim Feehally, professor of renal medicine at University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust, said that the key issue was one of exploitation, with poor donors often left with no medical care to recover from the brutal operations.

'The people who gain are the rich transplant patients who can afford to buy a kidney, the doctors and hospital administrators, and the middlemen, the traffickers,' he said. 'It's absolutely wrong, morally wrong.'
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So it's illegal in both New Jersey and in China, but it happens in both. See also:
 link to www.haaretz.com

These Falun Gong folks must be extremely wealthy! I even saw them passing through my little town in a fancy bus, banging on drums and such. See how they get all over the world jet-setting:

Photo Journal of Falun Dafa (Falun Gong)
 http://falungongphotojournal.wordpress.com/

The nearly-all black Rastafarians are not rich enough to demonstrate in China, evidently.

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Rasta use of ganja can't be compared with its recreational uses elsewhere in the West. Rastafarians emphasize harmony with the world and nature, and ganja is used in the context of the Rastas' "I-tal" diet, which involves not just being a vegetarian, but eating foods free of salts, preservatives, condiments, avoiding coffee, alcohol, or other drugs, and living off the land whenever possible.
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So they rot in U.S. jails.

Of course we all know that the people of the U.S. owe the Chinese trillions of dollars that we can never hope to repay. So we may as well complain about these "human rights" issues." Soon all our roads, bridges, schools, forests, cities will be owed by Chinese people anyway. And then our rich oligarchs will then simply move there. We will be the first fourth world nation. But who cares?

Couldn't somebody petition Obama for tariffs so we can retain the 10% of our productional industry that we still possess?