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Iraqi Families Sell Organs to Overcome Poverty

By John Lee. According to a report from BBC, Iraqi gangs are offering up to $10,000 for a kidney, and have been increasingly targeted the country's poor. Almost a quarter of the country’s population live in abject poverty, and some destitute families are actively seeking out organ traders. Firas al-Bayati, a human rights lawyer, said: […]