Medical Professor: Killing People for Organs Is Below the Bottom Line

The documentary Hard to Believe was screened at the University of Miami on the evening of November 1. The documentary offers proof that the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) is killing Falun Gong practitioners for their organs. Medical professors at the university are condemning the barbaric practice.

Poster of “Hard to Believe” (from the film's official web site).

Poster of “Hard to Believe” (from the film's official web site).

Professor Thomas H. Champney of the Department of Cell Biology described forced organ harvesting as a horrific crime beyond human words. “It's ethically incorrect to take someone else's life to provide tissues or organs to somebody else. I think that's the bottom line,” he said.

He continued, “I feel for the Falun Gong because of what has happened to them. But it's really more than that. It's that you should not take a life to save another. And I think it's important for medical students to be aware of that, to have some exposure to that so that they understand.”

Professors Champney and Robert Warren said that they would show the documentary to their students.

Hard to Believe was produced by Swoop Films in the United States. The director is two-time Emmy Award winner Ken Stone. The documentary contains interviews with doctors who participated in forced organ harvesting in the Xinjiang region, medical experts, and investigative journalist Ethan Gutmann. The interviews shed light on the CCP's crimes of killing Falun Gong practitioners for their organs.

There have been voices of support around the world, condemning forced organ harvesting in China. The United States House of Representatives passed House Resolution 343 on June 13, 2016, expressing concern regarding persistent and credible reports of systematic, state-sanctioned organ harvesting from non-consenting prisoners of conscience in the People's Republic of China, including from large numbers of Falun Gong practitioners and members of other religious and ethnic minority groups.