Thanks for the readers who forwarded:
It appears the claims by Falun Gong have been at least substantially exaggerated. Initial investigations by researchers for a US congressional committee have identified the site at Sujiatun as a hospital, where it is suspected organ harvesting occurs but on nowhere near the scale claimed by Falun Gong.
Heave a long sigh of relief. China is running a chop-shop for human beings, but just an eensy one (I’ll wait for the final report before I draw any firm conclusions). As I said from the start: there’s no harm in allowing people to take a closer look.