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Turkish Doctor Arrested in Organ Trafficking Ring

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AOL News | Jan. 22, 2012
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A surgeon dubbed "Dr. Frankenstein" by the Turkish media has been arrested on suspicion of heading a Kosovo-based organ-smuggling gang that illegally snatched kidneys and sold them to wealthy customers around the world.

KOSOVO: Toronto man who bought kidney abroad is key witness

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thestar.com | Jan. 22, 2012
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When Raul Fain boarded Turkish Airways Flight 1017 from Istanbul to Kosovo on July 25, 2008, he was no ordinary tourist. The ailing investment consultant from North York had just paid $127,000 to purchase a kidney and, according to European investigators, was engaging in the controversial but growing practice of transplant tourism.

New Delhi, India; Soon, national body to procure, distribute organs

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The Times of India | Jan. 22, 2012
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NEW DELHI: After allowing swapping of organs, India is working on another landmark step in organ transplantation: a single apex national organization that will procure and distribute human organs.

Israel’s Campaign To Halt Organ Trafficking Tourism

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The Daily Beast | March 18, 2012
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For years, Israel has struggled to curb organ trafficking and transplant tourism.

Life was not going well for A.E., a 21-year-old Arab Israeli man from Kafr Manda, a poor town in northern Israel.

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