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CHINA: ORGANS FROM PRISONERS STILL HARVESTED AT A MASSIVE SCALE (REPORT)

June 20, 2016: A new report claimed that thousands of people are being executed in China in secret and their organs harvested for use in transplant operations.
The report – by former Canadian lawmaker David Kilgour, human rights lawyer David Matas, and journalist Ethan Gutmann – estimates that 60,000 to 100,000 organs are transplanted each year in Chinese hospitals.
The report's findings stand in stark contrast to official figures which put the number of transplant operations at around 10,000 a year. Official figures show that 2,766 volunteers donated organs in 2015, with 7,785 large organs acquired.
According to the report, that gap is made up of executed prisoners, many of them prisoners of conscience locked up for their religious or political beliefs, and members of religious and ethnic minorities, including Uyghurs, Tibetans, underground Christians, and practitioners of the banned Falun Gong spiritual movement.
According to official statistics, there are more than 100 hospitals in China approved to carry out organ transplant operations. But the report states the authors have "verified and confirmed 712 hospitals which carry out liver and kidney transplants," and claims the number of actual transplants could be hundreds of thousands larger than China reports. (Sources: CNN, 23/06/2016)

INDONESIA: SUPREME COURT SENTENCES 5 TO DEATH FOR DRUG OFFENSES
NIGERIA: DELTA STATE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY CANCELS DEATH PENALTY FOR KIDNAPPERS
BANGLADESH: 10 TO WALK GALLOWS FOR 2006 MURDERS OF TRUCK DRIVER, ASSISTANT IN RANGPUR
MALAYSIA: FRUIT SELLER GETS DEATH SENTENCE FOR DRUG TRAFFICKING
VIETNAM: 73-YR-OLD AUSSIE WOMAN SENTENCED TO DEATH FOR TRAFFICKING DRUGS
BANGLADESH: ONE SENTENCED TO DEATH, THREE TO LIFE TERM FOR MURDER
MEXICO: ‘EL CHAPO’ EXTRADITION TO US HALTED BY JUDGE OVER DEATH PENALTY FEARS
KUWAIT: GALLOWS FOR THREE INDIANS, WOMAN IN DRUG TRAFFICKING
PAKISTAN: THREE MEN SENTENCED TO DEATH FOR BLASPHEMY
BANGLADESH: COUPLE KILLER GETS DEATH SENTENCE IN MYMENSINGH
INDIA: PRESIDENT REJECTS TWO DEATH-SENTENCE PLEAS FROM CONVICTS
OSLO: LAST DAY OF THE 6th WORLD CONGRESS AGAINST THE DEATH PENALTY
SUDAN: FOUR GUNMEN SENTENCED TO DEATH AND LIFE IMPRISONMENT IN SOUTH DARFUR
UN: DRUGS AGENCY REPORT IGNORES GLOBAL DRUG EXECUTION CRISIS
CHINA: ZHUHAI COURT SENTENCES 4 DRUG DEALERS TO DEATH
SOMALIA: MILITARY COURT SENTENCED AL SHABAAB SYMPATHIZER TO DEATH
SRI LANKA: FOREIGN MINISTER CALLS ON LEADERS TO HAVE COURAGE TO ABOLISH DEATH PENALTY
OSLO: THE SECOND DAY OF THE 6TH WORLD CONGRESS AGAINST THE DEATH PENALTY
LEBANON: MINISTER OF JUSTICE, 'THE DEATH PENALTY MUST BE DELETED’
NIGERIA: MAN SENTENCED TO DEATH BY HANGING IN KANO
IRAQ: PERPETRATORS OF ERBIL GOVERNORATE ATTACK RECEIVE DEATH SENTENCE
TAIWAN: SUPREME COURT COMMUTES FILIPINO’S DEATH SENTENCE TO LIFE
TAIWAN ‘MOVING TOWARD’ ABOLISHING DEATH PENALTY
POPE FRANCIS: VIDEO MESSAGE TO DEATH PENALTY CONFERENCE
OSLO: IT STARTED TODAY THE 6TH WORLD CONGRESS AGAINST THE DEATH PENALTY
IRAQ: 12 TERROR CONVICTS EXECUTED
CALIFORNIA (USA): CALIFORNIA VOTERS TO CHOOSE BETWEEN ABOLISHING THE DEATH PENALTY OR SPEEDING UP EXECUTIONS
SOMALIA: 43 AL SHABAB MILITANTS SENTENCED TO DEATH IN PUNTLAND STATE
EGYPT: MURSI SENTENCED TO 40 YEARS IN QATAR SPY CASE
PAKISTAN: SC RESTORES DEATH SENTENCE OF PML-N MNA

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