The fifth session addresses the impact and broad implications that forced organ harvesting has for civil society. Human rights atrocities, as part of a planned cold genocide, affect not only the victims and the perpetrators, but all global societies.
September 25, 2021
1. Larisa Vilsker
Human Rights Advocate, Israel
Retired Civil Engineer, grandmother, mother and daughter, Laurisa Vilsker’s family experienced the barbarism of the Nazi Holocaust. Today she takes a stand and is raising awareness with the message “No More! No More persecution! No More killing!” Her goal is to inform people about the forcible removal of organs in China.
2. Thierry Valle
President CAP, France
Thierry Valle is President of the UN approved NGO, the Coordination of Associations and Individuals for Freedom of Conscience, France (CAP-Freedom of Conscience), and has been an active advocate for human rights for more than two decades with extensive experience concerning freedom of religion and belief around the world.
3. Antonella Marty
Assoc. Dir., Center for Latin American at Atlas Network, Author, Argentina
Antonella Marty is from Rosario, Argentina. Antonella is the Associate Director at the Center for Latin American at Atlas Network. She is also the Director at the Center for Latin American Studies at Fundación Libertad (Argentina) and Senior Fellow at Fundación Internacional para la Libertad (Spain), think tank led by the Nobel Laureate Mario Vargas Llosa. Antonella worked at the Argentinian Parliament as a public policy advisor from 2015 to 2017. She is also the author of three books: The Intellectual Populist Dictatorship (2015), What Every Revolutionary of The 21st Century Should Know (2018) and Capitalism: Antidote to Poverty (2019).
4. Maria Cheung, PhD
Professor, Associate Dean at the Faculty of Social Work, University of Manitoba, Canada
During her tenure of over twenty years, Prof. Cheung has received significant research grants from reputable funding agencies like Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) and Canadian International Development Agency (former CIDA) to conduct research in Canada, Hong Kong, and China. She has numerous peer-reviewed journal articles on the human rights of Falun Gong. Her work on “cold genocide” of the Falun Gong is on the top list of most popular articles in the International Journal of Genocide Studies and Prevention.
5. Oskar Freysinger
Former Member of Parliament, Switzerland
Oskar Freysinger, received a «Licence ès lettres» in French and German literature and german philology but is also a former sportsman and Swiss politician. From 2003 he was a member of the Swiss Parliament and up until 2017 a State Councillor of the National Council. Since then he is an established independent author with over 20 book publications and several prizes to his name.