International drive to stop organ trafficking

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EXCERPT: Fourteen European nations have signed the first international treaty on organ trafficking. [...] It is hard to put exact figures on it, but we know that organ trading is big money. A young person from Eastern Europe might sell a kidney for 2,500 Euros. In Ukraine we know of cases where recipients have paid up to 200,000 Euros. This is one of the world’s top ten illegal money-making activities generating an estimated US$1.2bn in illegal profits globally every year. It is believed to fund terrorism too....

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