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Organ Trade News

Medicus: Five guilty in Kosovo human organ trade case


An EU-led court in Kosovo has found five people guilty in connection with a human organ-trafficking ring.

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National Rapporteur stresses need for international cooperation in combating organ trade


The office of the Dutch National Rapporteur was represented at the international ELPAT-congress on ethical, legal and psychosocial aspects of transplantation.

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Human Trafficking in the Sinai: Refugees between Life and Death


Threats of organ harvesting in the Sinai desert, according to a report by European External Policy Advisors (EEPA).

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New Convention to Combat Trafficking in Organs by the Council of Europe


The European Committee on Crime Problems (CDPC) approved a draft convention to Combat Trafficking in Organs by the Council of Europe. This Convention is expected to be adopted in 2014.

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'Between Life and Death' by NTD Television


An in-depth look at how China's state-run hospitals systematically engage in forced organ transplants for profit.

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International Symposium

21 November 2014

Europol, The Hague,The Netherlands

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