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Organ donation: Don't let these myths confuse you

Organ donation: Don't let these myths confuse you | organ trafficking conference | Scoop.it
Organ donation saves lives, but misinformation surrounds it. Get the facts about becoming an organ donor.
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Fatwa Number 68: Islamic State sanctioned harvesting of human organs -- may be trafficking in body parts

Fatwa Number 68: Islamic State sanctioned harvesting of human organs -- may be trafficking in body parts | organ trafficking conference | Scoop.it

WASHINGTON | BY WARREN STROBEL, JONATHAN LANDAY AND PHIL STEWART Reuters Fri Dec 25, 2015 3:08am EST Islamic State has sanctioned the harvesting of human organs in a previously undisclosed ruling by the group’s Islamic scholars, raising...

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Paradise lost: A beautiful island with dirty secrets

Paradise lost: A beautiful island with dirty secrets | organ trafficking conference | Scoop.it

This tropical paradise is polluted by human trafficking, sex tourism and organ harvesting.

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Puerto Rico hopes to boost economy with organ transplants, medical tourism

Puerto Rico hopes to boost economy with organ transplants, medical tourism | organ trafficking conference | Scoop.it

Puerto Rico aims to be an organ transplant hub in the region, as part of its efforts to energize a less than vibrant economy.

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Organ trafficking: Ukrainian market. Film- investigation by Andrew Pavlovsky

Ukrainian journalist Andrew Pawlowski himself became a donor, to show how to actually running a black market organ trade . In 2013, accompanied by two film c...

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Trafficking in Organs Said to Rise in Egypt

Trafficking in Organs Said to Rise in Egypt | organ trafficking conference | Scoop.it
Egypt's year of political upheaval has left a shortfall in some law enforcement, and that has been a boon for criminal organizations that traffic in human organs, a human-rights group says.
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Israeli Guilty of First Organ Trafficking Case in US History

Israeli Guilty of First Organ Trafficking Case in US History | organ trafficking conference | Scoop.it
Rosenbaum was identified to the FBI seven years ago as a major figure in a global human organ ring.
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701,032 Nigerians trafficked for sexual exploitation, organ removal yearly

701,032 Nigerians trafficked for sexual exploitation, organ removal yearly | organ trafficking conference | Scoop.it
An anti-human trafficking group, the Academy for Prevention of Human Trafficking and other related matters, TAPHOM, in partnership with National Agency for
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Transplant Chief in China Denies Breaking Vow to Ban Prisoners' Organs

Transplant Chief in China Denies Breaking Vow to Ban Prisoners' Organs | organ trafficking conference | Scoop.it
Dr. Huang Jiefu said his statements that prisoners were also citizens and therefore should be allowed to donate organs had been misconstrued.
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South African hospital pleads guilty to organ trafficking case

South African hospital pleads guilty to organ trafficking case | organ trafficking conference | Scoop.it
A South African hospital has pleaded guilty in an organ trafficking case, which included the removal of organs from five children.
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Transplant and Trafficking in Nepal: The Ethical Concerns

Transplant and Trafficking in Nepal: The Ethical Concerns | organ trafficking conference | Scoop.it
While organ transplant is highly successful in saving lives, it has created an illegal trade in human organs. The World Health Organization estimates that 10,000 organs are purchased from the black...
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Haiti PM: Traffickers targeting Haiti's children, human organs

Haiti PM: Traffickers targeting Haiti's children, human organs | organ trafficking conference | Scoop.it
By Tom Evans (CNN) --  There is trafficking in children and human organs in the aftermath of the earthquake that devastated parts of Haiti, killed more than 150,000 people, and left many children orphans, Haitian Prime Minister Jean-Max ...
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China Bends Vow, Using Prisoners' Organs for Transplants

China Bends Vow, Using Prisoners' Organs for Transplants | organ trafficking conference | Scoop.it
A senior health official said last year that the practice would be stopped, but organs from prisoners, including those on death row, are still used.
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From organ commerce hub to organ donation

From organ commerce hub to organ donation | organ trafficking conference | Scoop.it
A little more than a decade ago, the southern metropolis of Chennai was the hub of organ commerce.
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Reuters publishes Islamic State letter justifying organ trafficking

Reuters publishes Islamic State letter justifying organ trafficking | organ trafficking conference | Scoop.it

While Reuters claims it couldn’t validate the authenticity of the letter, the Islamic State memo published by the news agency sanctions and justifies the harvesting of human organs to save a Muslim’s life.

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The International Trafficking of Human Organs: A Multidisciplinary Perspective - Download eBooks Free

The International Trafficking of Human Organs: A Multidisciplinary Perspective - Download eBooks Free | organ trafficking conference | Scoop.it

The International Trafficking of Human Organs: A Multidisciplinary Perspective free download

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Organ Trafficking - Melissa Caulk on Brain Death

Organ Trafficking - Melissa Caulk on Brain Death | organ trafficking conference | Scoop.it

Organ Trafficking My dad died at age 68 from kidney failure, he was on dialysis for 8 years. I wanted to give him my extra kidney. Daddy and I were alike in so many way. But, he would not hear of it. I talked to his doctor anyway.

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Human Harvest: China’s Organ Trafficking

Human Harvest: China’s Organ Trafficking | organ trafficking conference | Scoop.it

Are political prisoners in China being killed for their organs? Dateline has a special investigation into disturbing claims over the use of live donors in the country’s transplant trade.

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Organ Smuggling: Turkish Hospitals Traffic Injured Syrian Citizens’ Organs

Organ Smuggling: Turkish Hospitals Traffic Injured Syrian Citizens’ Organs | organ trafficking conference | Scoop.it
Were it not for the well-documented terrorism and atrocities that we know are being committed by Turkey's Erdogan government in Syria, we might pass over as political fiction the hand-me-down news ...
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Organ Trafficking: An International Crime Infrequently Punished

Organ Trafficking: An International Crime Infrequently Punished | organ trafficking conference | Scoop.it
Organ trafficking, an international crime, is estimated to generate between $600 million and $1.2 billion in profits per year.
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The Bangladesh poor selling organs to pay debts

The Bangladesh poor selling organs to pay debts | organ trafficking conference | Scoop.it
Some Bangladeshis have sold their organs in order to pay back microcredit loans that were meant to lift them out of poverty, as journalist Sophie Cousins reports.
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Turkey supporting ‘enormous’ human organ trafficking operation as well as terrorist oil/artifact markets |

Turkey supporting ‘enormous’ human organ trafficking operation as well as terrorist oil/artifact markets | | organ trafficking conference | Scoop.it
RT @dovernjtaurus: #Turkey supporting enormous human organ Trafficking operations https://t.co/M0yJqA2VjT
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NYT finds 'disproportionate role' of Israelis in world organ trafficking

NYT finds 'disproportionate role' of Israelis in world organ trafficking | organ trafficking conference | Scoop.it
NYT identifies six patients who underwent kidney transplants in Costa Rica and three Israeli men it says are involved in trafficking.
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‘I am only half alive’: Organ trafficking in Pakistan amid interlocking oppressions

Farhan N Yousaf & Bandana Purkayastha @UC0NN discuss on 'organ trafficking in Pakistan amid interlocking oppressions https://t.co/Xfd6JyulIP
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Transplant tourism from the Middle East to China raises ethical issues

Transplant tourism from the Middle East to China raises ethical issues | organ trafficking conference | Scoop.it
In a recent speech to the Middle East Society for Organ Transplantation in Istanbul, Canadian international human rights lawyer David Matas shed light on one of the hidden aspects of medical tourism.
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