North Korean Refugees’ Organs Are Being Harvested, Activists Say

March 22, 2018

(UPI) – The organs of North Korean refugees are being harvested in China, and the lucrative human organ trade involve Chinese hospitals, private citizens and bounty hunters, a North Korean defector resettled in the United States told UPI Tuesday. Cho Bo-eol, who heads a “North Korean government-in-exile” in Los Angeles, said a North Korean victim’s gallbladder can be sold for as much as $7,000 in the Chinese market, where demand for organs is high.

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