China Human Rights

Australia: Falun Gong Practitioners Appeal to Stop Organ Harvesting

Mr Craig Kelly, member of parliament for Hughes, speaks at Capital Hill spoke to the rally about "why I have been proud to be co-chairmen of the Parliamentary group against forced organ harvesting.” Canberra, Australia, Nov. 21, 2016. (Linda Zhang/Epoch Times)
Mr Craig Kelly, member of parliament for Hughes, speaks at Capital Hill spoke to the rally about "why I have been proud to be co-chairmen of the Parliamentary group against forced organ harvesting.” Canberra, Australia, Nov. 21, 2016. (Linda Zhang/Epoch Times)

On November 21, hundreds of Australian Falun Gong practitioners rallied in front of Capital Hill in Canberra to raise awareness of the ongoing human rights...




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