‘Crimes Against Humanity’: Is China Killing Political Prisoners for Their Organs?

November 8, 2019

(Sydney Morning Herald) – In the years following, he often thought back on the X-rays and blood tests. He thought about when the prisoners were instructed by the guards not to injure his organs. Though he had heard whispers of prisoners being killed for their organs, he had always found it hard to believe. Then he remembered one particular day, in 2007. He had been in his cell when a senior guard, named Li Wei, came to see him privately. “He bent down so we were almost face to face, and said, ‘Nothing is impossible!’?” In December 2018, Tony gave evidence via phone to the China Tribunal, an independent inquiry held in London into the murder in China of prisoners of conscience for their organs.