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Organ Trafficking

Three Doctors Detained In Kidney-Trafficking Ring

AP | Posted 10.12.2013 | Latino Voices

SAN JOSE, Costa Rica -- SAN JOSE, Costa Rica (AP) — Costa Rican authorities have detained three doctors and a Greek citizen as suspected participant...

Albania OKs Kosovo War Organ Theft Probe

AP | Posted 05.10.2012 | World

TIRANA, Albania -- Albania's parliament has approved legislation granting the European Union permission to investigate claims that civilian captives f...

In One Country, Rich Tricking Poor Into Giving Up Organs

The Huffington Post | Khadeeja Safdar | Posted 03.26.2012 | Business

Some people just aren’t content waiting in line with everybody else. Wealthy people are bypassing donor lists by duping poor people in Banglades...

Organ Trafficking Gangs Force Poor to Sell Kidneys

Bloomberg | Michael Smith, Daryna Krasnolutska and David Glovin | Posted 01.01.2012 | World

Aliaksei Yafimau shudders at the memory of the burly thug who threatened to kill his relatives. Yafimau, who installs satellite television systems in ...

Turkish, Israeli Nationals Trafficked Organs, E.U. Claims

AP | By NEBI QENA | Posted 08.13.2011 | World

PRISTINA, Kosovo -- A European Union prosecutor in Kosovo has indicted a Turkish and an Israeli national for involvement in an international network t...

Kosovo: One for All or All for One?

Fron Nahzi | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Fron Nahzi

Since Kosovo achieved independence, its mission has been simple: win friends and influence people.

Serbia Seeks Probe Into Organ Trafficking Report

AP | DUSAN STOJANOVIC | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BELGRADE, Serbia — Serbia urged international authorities on Monday to investigate allegations of a trade in the kidneys and other organs of civ...

Netcare, South African Hospital, Charged in Organ Trafficking

AP | DONNA BRYSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

JOHANNESBURG — A major South African hospital chain and its chief executive have been charged after years of investigation into a human organ traffi...

What My Late Husband's Organ Transplant Taught Me About the Health Industry

Deborah Calla | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Deborah Calla

We must have health reform in this country, otherwise even the people who have PPOs may find themselves needing coverage that their policies don't offer. No one should suffer or die because of money.

Forced, Illegal Organ Trafficking During Kosovo War To Be Probed

AP | DUSAN STOJANOVIC | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BELGRADE, Serbia — Europe's top human rights watchdog launched a probe Monday into Serb allegations that ethnic Albanian guerrillas kidnapped Se...