China Human Rights

Organ Transplant Advocacy Group Is Nominated for Nobel Prize

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Torsten Trey, MD, Ph.D., Chief Executive Director of 'Doctors Against Forced Organ Harvesting,' spoke at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. on July 23, 2008. (Yi Ping/The Epoch Times)

Doctors Against Forced Organ Harvesting, a network of doctors and surgeons who concern themselves with ending the practice of coercive organ transplantation, was nominated for...

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