On January 27, following the previous resolution of Shenandoah County, the Frederick Supervisory Council of Virginia, Virginia announced a resolution to raise awareness of the health community as well as residents of the county. forced organ harvesting from prisoners of conscience in China.
Forced organ harvesting from prisoners of conscience in China has been known for many years. The main victims of this crime are members of persecuted beliefs in China, including Falun Gong practitioners, Uighur Muslims, Tibetan Buddhists and Christians who refuse to participate. into the state church system. These people are arrested and jailed for their beliefs, and killed through organ harvesting while still alive to serve the billion-dollar organ transplant industry in China.
“I think this will be useful to all members of the Frederick County community, so that they understand what is behind the business operations. [liên quan tới cấy ghép tạng] this “said David D. Stegmaier, Shawnee County manager before the resolution was passed.
It is known that 220 residents of Frederick County signed to call for this resolution. Mr. Stegmaier, who introduced the resolution to the District Supervisory Council said he “Thank you Falun Gong members for their courage and for their perseverance in exposing this bad to the whole world.”
Below is the full text translation of the resolution, see the original version here.
To educate the residents and the Frederick County medical community about the risks of coming to China for organ transplants based on recent reports of state-backed organ harvesting from prisoners of conscience.
WHEREAS, widespread and credible reports have revealed the mass killings of prisoners of conscience belonging to ethnic and religious groups in the People’s Republic of China for the purpose of organ harvesting for transplant; and
WHEREAS, the Chinese Court, an independent court in London chaired by British Attorney Geoffrey Nice – who used to be prosecutor at the international criminal court of trial of the former Yugoslavia, concluded on 18 June 2019, agreed by all members after 1 year of hearing, that the killing of people in China detainees for organ transplants is continuing; and,
WHEREAS, human rights lawyer Davida Matas, former Canadian Secretary of State for Asia Pacific David Kilgour and journalist Ethan Gutman released their investigation report in June 2016, estimating that China is implementing organ transplants on “an industrial-scale, state-directed, state-controlled transplant system through national policies and funding, and involves both the military and the national health care system. family, ”as Mr. Kilgour described in his address to the European Parliament in 2016; and,
WHEREAS, in June 2016, the US House of Representatives unanimously passed Resolution 343, which condemns the systematic, state-backed organ harvesting from prisoners of conscience; and
WHEREAS, very little media coverage of the matter was reported, but dozens of Frederick County residents expressed concerns with the Frederick County Supervisory Board; and
WHEREAS, Frederick County residents should be fully informed about the source of organs in China before they make a decision to participate in organ transplant tourism in China; and
WHEREAS, the Frederick County Supervisory Board wishes to assist with raising awareness on this issue;
THEN DECIDES THAT, the Frederick County Supervision Board decided to strongly condemn the illegal and inhumane organ harvesting that is being conducted under the direction and under the protection of the Government of the Republic of the Republic. Chinese people; and
ADDITIONAL DECISION that residents and medical communities of Frederick County and the surrounding area, are informed of the inherent injustices of organ transplant tourism in China, and going to China for transplantation. organs can cause our local citizens to inadvertently become an accomplice in the crime of harvesting organs from prisoners of conscience backed by the state.
AND ADDITIONAL DECISION THAT the Frederick County Supervisory Board will provide copies of this resolution to the Frederick County delegation to the Virginia General Assembly and the Virginia delegation for submission to the US Congress.
Edited by Minh Nhat
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