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Organ sales in China

29th September 2006

An undercover investigation by the BBC found that the sale of organs taken from executed prisoners is flourishing in China. Organs from prisoners due to be executed are sold to foreigners who need transplants.

China's health ministry said it was reviewing the system and regulations. An official said that the prisoners volunteered to give their organs as a "present to society". 
 

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Article Information

Title: Organ sales in China
Author: Sue Knights
Article Id: 845
Date Added: 29th Sep 2006

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