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China announces end date for taking prisoners' organs

16-08-2013

A senior Chinese official has said the country will phase out the practice of taking organs from executed prisoners from November.

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United Nations Report of the Special Rapporteur on trafficking in persons, especially women and children

02-08-2013

The report provides a description of the activities of the Special Rapporteur on trafficking in persons, especially women and children, from 1 August 2012 to 31 July 2013.

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Havocscope: Latest Organ Harvesting and Trafficking Statistics

01-08-2013

Latest news, statistics and information on illegal organ trafficking. Facts about the illegal harvesting of organs and kidney are taken from arrest reports, criminal court cases, organ donation agenci

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The Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe releases a report on trafficking in human beings for the purpose of organ removal

08-07-2013

This occasional paper is based on actual reported incidents or cases of trafficking in persons for the purpose of organ removal.

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Human trafficking on the rise in Vietnam, police warn

03-07-2013

Vietnamese police have warned that human trafficking in the country is becoming increasingly complex and international in nature. Trafficking rings are selling human organs too.

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International Symposium

21 November 2014

Europol, The Hague,The Netherlands

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