Student Leads Effort to Condemn Organ Harvesting

Georgia Tech computer science major organizes petition drive on campus
The Epoch Times
Date: December 1, 2015
By: Mary Silver, Epoch Times

When 20-year-old John Perry began to practice Falun Gong in late May, he felt a

John Perry (R) talks to a fellow student at Georgia Tech University in Atlanta on Nov. 16, 2015. (Mary Silver/Epoch Times)
John Perry (R) talks to a fellow student at Georgia Tech University in Atlanta on Nov. 16, 2015. (Mary Silver/Epoch Times)

duty to tell people about the danger other Falun Gong practitioners face in China. He looked online for a petition to share with his loved ones. “I was trying to find the most official one to get my family members to sign.” He chose one by the non-profit group Doctors Against Forced Organ Harvesting (DAFOH).

It calls on the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights to take “immediate action to end the unethical practice of forced organ harvesting from prisoners of conscience in China.” It also “calls for an end of the persecution of the spiritual group, Falun Gong, the primary victim of the forced organ harvesting,” according to the petition. The 2015 petition closed Nov. 30.     [FULL STORY]

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