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China will start phasing out its decades-long practice of using the organs of executed prisoners for transplant operations from November, as it pushes to mandate the use of organs from ethical sources, a senior official said.
China is the only country that still systematically uses organs extracted from executed prisoners in transplants, a practice that has drawn widespread international criticism.
China to stop using organs from executed prisoners
Voluntary organ donation in China had risen from 63 cases in 2010 to an average of 130 a month this year
Dui Hua had estimated in 2006 that China conducted 8,000 executions, so it now believes the number closer to 4,000.
Originally posted by liejunkie01
I really dont see a problem with it.
As long as people were senteced rightly. They had a chance at life and blew it. Why not make them help someone in need.
As far as you not accepting an organ
If life is so damn special, why not prolong it if the technology and ability to help is there?
Ethical problems, i thought they gave up "ethics" when they were sentenced for their crime....assuming non corrupt reasons..
Condemmed to prison means your freedoms are revoked, death sentence means you no longer have a say so...
We should do this in the states. Alot off people die needlessly waiting for organs
Originally posted by Bassago
reply to post by OccamsRazor04
I understand your point. I guess my thoughts are they've already killed the person, they paid the price for whatever crime they've committed. They should leave the deceased with some last shred of dignity IMO.