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Gary R. Bunt

Human Organ Trade

Online transactions in organs taking place through social media: Hannah Lynch, Rudaw, "‘Ready to sell my blood’: Kurdistan’s online black market in human body parts"

"He is one of many trading in Iraq’s underground market in human organs that is driven by recipients in dire need of life-saving operations and donors desperate for cash in a country of high poverty and unemployment. Like many other types of trafficking, the organ market largely takes place on social media. "

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