It is doubtful that new rules will persuade China to give up this lucrative business...The cadres have shown the free world time and again that they have great difficulty in implementing the rule of law when faced with practical interests.
BBC: Chinese officials say the prisoners volunteer to donate their organs
The sale of organs taken from executed prisoners appears to be thriving in China, an undercover investigation by the BBC has found.
One hospital said it could provide a liver at a cost of £50,000 ($94,400), with the chief surgeon confirming an executed prisoner could be the donor.
China's health ministry did not deny the practice, but said it was reviewing the system and regulations. (more)
Another report released in July by Canadian human rights activists David Kilgour and David Matas revealed evidence of widespread organ harvesting from unwilling Falun Gong practitioners across China. “Each portion of the evidence we have considered is, in itself, verifiable and, in most cases, incontestable. Put together, they paint a damning whole picture. It is their combination that has conviced us.” (more)