‘Hard to Believe’ Screening: Expert Panel Heightens Sense of Responsibility

Date: Wed 11th November 2015

Academics and professionals from medical and legal fields watched “Hard to Believe”—a documentary-style film exploring unethical organ harvesting in China, at N.S.W. Parliament House in Sydney on October 28.  The screening was supported by the Australian Lawyers for Human Rights (ALHR) and followed by a Q&A session facilitated by N.S.W. Greens MP David Shoebridge.

Nathan Kennedy, ALHR’s President spoke of the U.N.’s 70-year history, starting after W.W.II in the wake of the Nazi atrocities and charged with upholding human rights. He said that the U.N. not replying to the petition is “disgraceful” but “brings the realism of the United Nations into focus given that it is a political organisation full of sovereign states, and China is a very powerful one.

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