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On Monday, Moore said that the U.S. continues to offer support to lead prosecutor John Clint Williamson and his EULEX Special Investigative Task Force.

The State Department official commended the cooperation between the Serbian Armed Forces and the American army, qualifying it as excellent, despite the fact that Serbia declared military neutrality.

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Europe aims to clamp down on human organ trade

Saturday, 23 November 2013 08:00

Organ trading is a worldwide phenomenon. In Bangladesh, rural villagers are known to sell their kidneys for between 1,400 euros and 1,900 euros ($1,891 - $2,567). On the Sinai Peninsula in Egypt, refugees from Africa are reportedly subject to organ theft.

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Sana'a, Nov. 24. (BNA) – The Arab Justice Ministers' Council will hold its 29th meeting here on Tuesday, Nov. 26, and discuss mechanisms to consolidate Arab and international cooperation in combating the financing of terrorism, money laundering and recovering stolen public funds.
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A mother, whose son lost a kidney early this year, has written to President Museveni to take action against what she calls the trafficking of human body parts by elements in the UPDF.

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Exploring the Gray Area in Organ Trafficking

Monday, 11 November 2013 20:00
Raul Fain was dying of kidney failure, and doctors told him he would have to wait 12 years to receive a transplant in his home country of Canada.
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A top transplant official in Spain has said that countries around the world should strengthen measures to deter their citizens from traveling abroad to receive illicit organ transplants, especially from countries like China, which harvest the organs from executed prisoners and, according to researchers, prisoners of conscience.

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New York, US - The UN Special Rapporteur on trafficking in persons, Ms. Joy Ngozi Ezeilo, has warned that a growing number of people are exploited and compelled by need or by force to provide organs for transplantation to people within their own countries or abroad.
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Child sold for 'organ harvesting'

Monday, 21 October 2013 21:00
 

A Somalian girl has become the first child victim reported to be smuggled into Britain for organ harevsting. Picture: Supplied. Source: ThinkStock

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A young girl has been smuggled out of Africa and sold for organ harvesting, authorities have revealed.

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"Traffickers are exploiting the demand for organs and the vulnerability of children. It's unlikely that a trafficker is going to take this risk and bring just one child into the UK. It is likely there was a group," said Bharti Patel, the chief executive of Ecpat UK, the child protection charity.

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The girl was taken to the UK from Somalia with the intention of removing her organs and selling them to those in need of a transplant, reports The Telegraph.

Child protection charities believe the case in unlikely to be isolated, and suspect that smugglers used a group of children.

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