According to Rep. Steve Shabot (R-Ohio), the Biden administration is “much more frank” to oppose the “barbaric” forced organ removal that the Chinese administration has industrialized to kill innocent people and profit. And you need to be much more aggressive.
“This is probably one of the most vicious and barbaric practices on the planet today. It really sounds like a horror movie in many ways. Of course, the difference is that it’s real,” he said. Told the Epoch Times sister media NTD’s program, The Capitol Report.
Countless prisoners of conscience have died under the communist government’s state-sanctioned compulsory organ removal system.
According to a 2019 survey by an independent committee, atrocities are primarily aimed at Falun Gong followers, a spirit of meditative exercises and moral teachings centered on Falun Gong, beliefs, truth, compassion, and tolerance. It is a training. The field surged in popularity in the 1990s and was practiced by up to 100 million people by the end of the decade. Recognizing this as a threat, the Chinese Communist Party has launched a persecution campaign aimed at sniffing out practices and their supporters. This is an initiative that has been on foot for over 22 years.
The 2019 Commission, known as the Chinese Court, undoubtedly prima facie that the Chinese government has harvested the organs of prisoners of conscience on a significant scale for the transplant market over the years. discovered. The court ruled that this was a crime against humanity.
According to Chabot, China’s industrialization of this horrific practice could bring up to $ 1 billion a year. Meanwhile, Chinese Communist Party leaders can take advantage of this vast organ pool to improve their health and extend their lifespan, he added.
“We were able to pass a strong law, we need to do it, but the world really needs to be armed with this,” said the Falun Gong Protection Act and the 2021 Organ Illegal Act. Chabot, who co-sponsored the suspension of the removal method, said. Both bills are aimed at seeking accountability for abuse.
“Our own government needs to do this,” he continued. “And I urge the Biden administration to be much more open and much more aggressive in opposition to this.”
For the United States, “one of our weapons” is to rethink normal diplomatic relations with China, Chabot said.
“This practice is not only inhumane, but it’s hard to understand that it’s still going on in 2022. Innocent people have been unknowingly killed and their organs removed. It’s anger. “He said. “And China likes to get out there and hit the chest and act as if they were leaders.”
Since the court ruling in 2019, international criticism of Beijing’s forced organ removal has steadily increased. Earlier this month, the European Parliament adopted a resolution condemning this practice, saying it “may be a crime against humanity.”
In April, a study published in the American Journal of Transplantation inadvertently revealed that dozens of Chinese publications inadvertently removed lungs and heart without the necessary tests for brain death. Did. That is, the donor may have been killed in the process of the organ. Removal.
The House of Representatives emphasized that the United States should work with its allies to put pressure on China on this issue.
“We should work on this together now. Many of us have important trade relations with China. And unfortunately, I sometimes obscure people’s humanity and righteousness. I think it’s to evoke this and do everything within our power to stop such horrific practices, “he said.
“Making money should not interfere with human rights protection.”
The Epoch Times is seeking comment from the White House and the Department of State.