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Preparations for special Kosovo war crimes court gather pace


An article published in the International Justice Tribune (No. 164) by Stephanie van den Berg, Pristina (Kosovo).

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New Internationalist


Organ Trafficking: Exposing the brutal trade in body parts.

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Suspect in organ trafficking network arrested


Young Israeli women (aged 18-20) in dire economic straits were lured into traveling to Turkey to donate their kidneys and other organs on the promise of quick cash according to the Negev police.

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Special court for organ harvesting in Kosovo to be set up in The Hague


Those accused of organ harvesting and trafficking crimes, subject of a report by former Council of Europe rapporteur Dick Marty, will be tried before a special court in The Hague.

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How Costa Rica became the center of global human-organ trafficking ring


An Israeli company offered to pay a Costa Rican woman $20,000 to purchase her kidney for a transplant in Israel. Investigators had been working on the case since as early as 2009.

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International Symposium

21 November 2014

Europol, The Hague,The Netherlands

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