China Human Rights

Acrimony Mars Transplant Conference in Hong Kong

Jeremy Chapman and Philip O’Connell, former and current presidents of The Transplantation Society, and Jose Nunez of the World Health Organization, at a press conference in Hong Kong on Aug. 19, 2016. Chapman and O’Connell criticized transplant abuse in China and raised doubts about long-promised reform. (Sun Mingguo/Epoch Times)
Jeremy Chapman and Philip O’Connell, former and current presidents of The Transplantation Society, and Jose Nunez of the World Health Organization, at a press conference in Hong Kong on Aug. 19, 2016. Chapman and O’Connell criticized transplant abuse in China and raised doubts about long-promised reform. (Sun Mingguo/Epoch Times)

HONG KONG—What was supposed to be a celebration of organ transplant reform in China has descended into contention and conflict. After Chinese authorities promised to...




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