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Turkish doctor suspected of human organ trafficking arrested


By the CNN Wire Staff / January 12, 2011
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Istanbul (CNN) -- A Turkish doctor arrested in an investigation into an alleged human organ smuggling ring protested his innocence Wednesday. "There is no such crime. There is no organ trade," Yusuf Ercin Sonmez told reporters outside a courthouse...

Kosovo PM is head of human organ and arms ring, Council of Europe reports


Paul Lewis in Pristina / guardian.co.uk, 14 Dec 2010
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Kosovo's prime minister is the head of a "mafia-like" Albanian group responsible for smuggling weapons, drugs and human organs through eastern Europe, according to a Council of Europe inquiry report on organised crime...

Australia - Police investigate first case of organ trafficking


Yuko Narushima / smh.com.au, July 28, 2011
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POLICE are investigating their first case of organ trafficking in Australia as a global shortage of donors fuels the trade in humans for body parts......

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