Organ Trafficking on the Rise in Vietnam

By: Luis Gay Human trafficking in Vietnam is increasing at an alarming rate according to Minh Hung in his article “Kidneys, newborns, wives for sale: Human trafficking on the rise in Vietnam.” “From 2011-2015 [there has been an] eleven percent increase” in Vietnamese human trafficking cases. In reaction, six provinces in Vietnam and officials from … Read more

The Issues of Organ Trafficking and Organ Commercialism

By William W. Bauser, Member of the Board of Stop Organ Trafficking Now The “Declaration of Istanbul on Organ Trafficking and Transplant Tourism” has been a representation of a consensus that was established to govern organ transplantation.  The principles of the Declaration established regulations of recipient safety, and also established an enforcement system of standards … Read more

Mexican Drug Cartel Sells Organs From Kidnapped Children

By David H. Nguyen, Ph.D.                                                                 From the Huffington Post (1): “Police in Mexico’s western state of Michoacan detained an alleged member of the Knights Templar cartel who is suspected of kidnapping children to harvest their organs, an official … Read more