August 28, 2014

Chinese Hospital Accused of Stealing Patient’s Organ after Woman Goes in for Minor Surgery and Wakes Up to Find Her Kidney Has Been Removed

(Daily Mail) – A Chinese hospital is being investigated for human organ trafficking after a patient claimed they stole one of her kidneys. Factory worker Wai Jianmin, 29, was admitted to Shenzhen Guangsheng Hospital, in China’s Guangdong province, for a … Read More

August 21, 2014

5 Cases of Human Trafficking Under Investigation in Costa Rica this Year, Says Immegration Administration Director

(The Tico Times) – Sexual and labor exploitation are the top two drivers of human trafficking in Costa Rica this year, but organ trafficking continues to concern authorities, according to Immigration Administration Director Kathya Rodriguez. The director said officials have opened … Read More

August 18, 2014

A Clash of Religion and Bioethics Complicates Organ Donation in Israel

(New York Times) – The sages could not have anticipated that their writings would provide the underpinnings for cultural resistance to organ donation from the deceased in 21st-century Israel. But their definition of mortality, which can conflict with modern acceptance … Read More

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