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Organ Trade News

New Book "Organs for Sale" by Susanne Lundin


An ethnographic examination of the international organ trade

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United Nations investigates claim of ISIS organ theft


The UN is looking into claims that ISIS -- already considered the wealthiest terrorist group on record -- may be harvesting organs from slain civilians and gaining financial benefits by trafficking th

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Six arrests in probe of migrant-organ racket


Five Eritreans and an Israeli were arrested as part of an ongoing investigation into international organ smuggling involving illegal migrants to Italy.

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Kidney trafficking gang that ran underground hospital jailed by Beijing court


Fifteen people are deemed guilty by a Beijing court for harvesting and selling kidneys.

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Transplant brokers in Israel lure desperate kidney patients to Costa Rica


Through more than 100 interviews and reviews of documents, The Times traced the network from the barrios of San José, Costa Rica’s gritty capital, to Ramat Gan, a commercial district near Tel Aviv.

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International Symposium

21 November 2014

Europol, The Hague,The Netherlands

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