Leon Lee / Canada / 2016 / 50 min
The Chinese state-condoned practice of killing prisoners of conscience for their organs is so horrifying that many choose not to believe it. This is changing. Trustworthy reports like this documentary reveals a wide-spread and highly profitable market for organs, harvested from living donors, often persecuted Falun Gong practitioners.
A growing awareness of organ trade is manifested through international resolutions, but the awareness has to reach also those who keep this market running: The organ recipients, international organ tourists receiving pre-ordered organs in mainland China. Much more needs to be done, and Human Harvest argues that we are silently watching a genocide taking place.
The screening will be followed by a debate: A Crime Against Humanity: Forced Organ Harvesting