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Organ Trade News

Spanish police uncover human organ trafficking ring

12-03-2014

Spanish police arrested 5 non-Spaniard people who were allegedly involved in a human organ trafficking ring. This organisation paid poor migrants up to €40,000 to donate their kidneys or liver parts.

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Cash for Kidneys: The Case for a Market for Organs

18-01-2014

According to the autors, there is a clear remedy for the growing shortage of organ donors.

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Can China stop Organ Trafficking?

10-01-2014

Bowing to international pressure over the past five years, the Chinese have recently introduced measures to reduce the number of executions and to curb organ tourism. Does it work?

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Lebanon's black market in refugee organs

05-01-2014

Today kidneys are sold in Beirut for $670, a tempting sum for desperate Syrian refugees. Syrians in neighbouring Lebanon are exploited in many ways and vulnerable to illegal trade in human organs.

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International Symposium

21 November 2014

Europol, The Hague,The Netherlands

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