Lawmakers diverged Wednesday over how far to take their criticism of
A House Foreign Affairs subcommittee unanimously approved a resolution condemning the practice. But Rep. Brad Sherman (D-Calif.) asked to work with his colleagues to shore up evidence of a controversial claim that
“I think we need to reach out to Amnesty International and other mainline, respected human-rights groups to see if we can really support this rather specific” claim,
Claims of organ harvesting of live Falun Gong practitioners were first put forward by former Canadian politician David Kilgour and human rights lawyer David Matas in 2006. Researcher Ethan Gutmann placed the number at around
The Chinese government denies the allegations, and the State Department has said it has seen no evidence to corroborate them.
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