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Organ Harvesting Surgeon Identified
Chinese Man from Shenyang Identifies An Organ Trade Doctor at Sujiatun Hospital
Tong Xin and Li Jia, The Epoch Times
SEOUL, Korea—On May 22, a Korean Chinese man identifying himself as Jin from Sujiatun, Shenyang, Liaoning Province exposed the dark secret of his Chinese friend Yu, a surgeon who works exclusively on harvesting internal organs from living Falun Gong adherents at the Thrombosis Hospital of Integrated Chinese and Western Medicine in Sujiatun ( Sujiatun Hospital for short.)
While applying for a visa at South Korea's Exit-Entry Administration Bureau, Jin noticed an exhibit displaying evidence of China's trade in organs from imprisoned Falun Gong adherents. Jin immediately recognized one surgeon, named Yu.
It has been over a year since the first witness, Peter came forward and revealed Sujiatun Hospital as one of the many hospitals in China that harvest and trade organs from living Falun Gong adherents. Shortly afterwards, an organ trade surgeon's ex-wife, Annie, and a military doctor in Shenyang revealed more appalling details, revealing that this hideous crime is a nationwide state directive.
Jin is the fourth Chinese witness to verify the reports of China harvesting organs of Falun Gong adherents.
According to Jin, he has a friend named Yu who worked as a surgeon at a hospital in Sujiatun before he retired. After a large number of Falun Gong adherents were imprisoned there, Yu was brought back to the hospital, working exclusively on removing organs from Falun Gong adherents.
Jin says he is from Sujiatun and he knows very well what has been going on there. The organ harvesting was performed a little north of Sujiatun No. 46 Middle School.
Jin says he was a victim of the Cultural Revolution and knows about the Chinese Communist Party's (CCP) crimes. He often reads Falun Gong's free materials containing facts about Falun Gong and the CCP and says he believes the information to be true. He has published his statement of withdrawal from the CCP and its affiliated organizations on The Epoch Times website. Jin is 63 years old. He is currently applying for Korean citizenship.
Next to the exhibit was an elderly woman selling dried persimmons. She said that she knows a lot of Koreans who went to China for organ transplants. They are still alive, but they tell people that the organs came from their relatives because they are afraid of public criticism.
She says that she now understands where the organs came from—they were harvested from illegally incarcerated Falun Gong adherents! The price of human organs is lower in China. She says, "How could they possibly find so many relatives willing to donate their organs?"
The Epoch Times called the surgical center of the Sujiatun Hospital to verify Mr. Jin's story. The hospital staff confirmed that there is only one surgeon named Yu working at the surgical center and the clinic. His name is Yu Sanjiang. After Yu retired from Liaoning Provincial Tumor Hospital, he was hired by Sujiatun Hospital in 2002.
The Epoch Times reporter phoned Dr. Yu and had a short interview. He identified himself as Yu Sanjiang and said that he started working at Sujiantun Hospital in 2002. When asked about the allegations of harvesting human organs from Falun Gong adherents, Yu dismissed it as "sheer rumor."
The reporter asked, "Since it is a rumor, why didn't you try to clear up the rumor?" Yu said that was the management's business and hung up the phone.
The next day, the reporter phoned Dr. Yu's office six times, but no one answered. But a nurse at the surgical center told the reporter that Dr. Yu was sitting in his office.
The reporter phoned Dr. Yu's previous employer, Liaoning Provincial Tumor Hospital, and made inquiries with an orthopedics doctor, a mammary gland doctor, a cartilage nurse and medical staff from several different departments. All have verified that Yu Sanjiang retired from Liaoning Provincial Tumor Hospital.
An orthopedics doctor said that Yu Sanjiang had been a general surgery doctor before he became chairman of the cartilage department.
When the reporter phoned the current chairman of the cartilage department, he denied anyone by the name of Yu Sanjiang worked there.
The reporter also interviewed Ms. Mao, a Chinese Canadian woman who used to work at a hospital in China. Ms. Mao says that she understands why Sujiatun Hospital would hire a retired doctor such as Dr. Yu. She explains that retired doctors have more experience and that doctors hired from a different hospital would cause less attention in the hospital because no one knows them.
When the reporter was transferred to an operator at Sujiatun Hospital, the man answering the phone said there is no Dr. Yu at the hospital. When asked about the allegation of organ harvesting, the man paused for a moment and declared, "We don't harvest organs." He impatiently told the reporter to call back tomorrow and hung up the phone right away.
The reporter phoned the internal medicine department, a nurse's station at the surgical center, and other offices to inquire about organ harvesting; they denied the allegation, avoided the subject or hung up the phone.
In early March 2006, two witnesses, including a surgeon's ex-wife, revealed a death camp inside the Sujiatun Hospital (The Thrombosis Hospital of Integrated Chinese and Western Medicine in Sujiatun) where thousands of Falun Gong adherents were imprisoned and killed for their organs and body parts. The reports shocked the world and caused panic in the CCP. After three weeks of silence, the Chinese authorities denied the existence of the death camp. According to the third witness, a military doctor in Shenyang, the death camp had already been relocated after the report came out.
In July 2006, former Canadian Secretary of State for Asia-Pacific, David Kilgour, and lawyer David Matas, released the report of their independent investigation, which substantiates the allegations of large scale organ harvesting of Falun Gong adherents and shows that it is a nationwide, ongoing operation involving major forced labor camps and hospitals in China. (The complete Kilgour-Matas organ harvesting report is available online.)
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