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Organ Trade News

China announces end date for taking prisoners' organs


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


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


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


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


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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