A leading Dutch hospital, the Erasmus Medical Centre, is to conduct a three-year study of the international black market in human organs for the European Commission. Institutions from Romania, Sweden, Bulgaria and Spain as well as the European Police Office, the UN Office on Drugs and Crime, Eurotransplant and the European Society for Organ Transplantation (ESOT) will be involved in the project.
The kidney donor scandal implicating four South African surgeons and two Netcare staff is now part of a study on organ trafficking.
Durban - The multimillion-rand kidney donor scandal implicating four South African surgeons and two Netcare clinic staff is now part of a global EU study on human organ trafficking.
BERLIN (AP) — Swedish furniture giant Ikea will release a report this week addressing claims it benefited from forced labor in communist East Germany, the company and victims groups said Monday.
The report by independent auditors Ernst & Young looks into allegations that Ikea used East German suppliers who employed prisoners — some of whom were political dissidents — to manufacture goods for its stores from the 1960s to 1980s.
Most royals don't speak openly about subjects like sex-trafficking, much less child sex-trafficking, but for Her Majesty Queen Silvia of Sweden it’s a cause that needs shouting from the rooftops.
The global problem of child exploitation has long been her passion.
Another human trafficking case came to light in the province last week. That situation had long been monitored by labour protection officials and is now being looked into by the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI).