Southern Exposure

Desde as Entranhas dos Labirintos Latinos.

Friday, December 12, 2003

from the International Herald Tribune

JOHANNESBURG The police here and in Brazil say they have arrested 14 people in a trans-Atlantic scheme to buy human organs from impoverished Brazilians for sale to desperate and ailing recipients in South African hospitals...

... According to the police in Brazil, the operators of the ring canvassed poor neighborhoods for people willing to sell one of their kidneys. Those who volunteered were then flown to South Africa, where the transplants were performed.



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