Humanrights groups have said that many organs in
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Theofficial Xinhua news agency quoted an unidentified official from the Supreme People'sCourt as saying that "the main source of organs for transplant in
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Theofficial said there were strict restrictions on the use of organs of executedcriminals, and such cases were "quite exceptional".
Voluntarydonations remain far below demand in
Chinesetransplant specialists have estimated as much as 99 per cent oftransplanted organs come from executed prisoners, according to a report byAmnesty International last year.
Theofficial said organs of executed criminals were used for transplants only when"the criminals have voluntarily expressed the wish to donate their organs… or their families have given consent to such usage".
"Thereis no difference in the procedures of body or organ donation between deceasedordinary citizens and executed criminals," the official said.
State mediareported in November that
Source:AgenciesGüncelleme Tarihi: 20 Eylül 2018, 18:16