Latest articles on Organ Trafficking

Organ trafficking: ‘They locked me in and took my kidney’

Desperate to reach Europe, migrants from Africa are travelling to Egypt to sell body parts to pay for their passage.

Kidneygate: What the Netcare bosses really knew

Netcare was warned by a top specialist to stop Israeli "tourist transplants" but the company dismissed his advice and hid behind a legal façade.

The untold stories

Despite the publicity generated by Netcare's complicity in the cash-for-kidneys scheme, the issue of the welfare of those who took part is ignored.

Netcare coughs up

Healthcare group cuts a deal with court over illegal organ harvesting -- and medical personnel seem set to follow.

Disgraceful war against women

The <i>M&G</i> shares thoughts on the alleged gang rape of a 15-year-old girl on the Jules High School and Netcare's involvement in organ trafficking.

Govt ‘outraged’ at kidney transplant scandal

The Cabinet has expressed its "outrage" at the human kidney transplant scandal uncovered at a hospital in KwaZulu-Natal.

SA doctors charged over organ trafficking

Five doctors have been charged with performing illegal kidney transplants, it was reported on Thursday.

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