illegal organ trade not israel-specific - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • gul
    • 06.08.10 | 23:12 (IDT)

    this problem is a world-wide problem. a very big market are arabs in the gulf area which have one of the highest diabetes rate in the world , hence the a very high kidney failure rate. egypt was and probably still is a popular oragan market for these arabs. poor egyptians would sell a kidney not for 10 000 but for 2000 dollars. illegal clinics perform transplantations which are frequently lethal for donors and recipients. thte same is true for turkey and india, people selling organs for little money.but hardly anyone ever mentions these countries and their organ trade, it is as usually the "bad israel". :(

    from the article: Report: Israeli suspected of running Ukraine organ trafficking ring
    First published 14:00 06.08.10 | Last updated 14:00 06.08.10
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