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Organ Trafficking in Asia relies on forged documents of fake relationships

images/stories/news/press/201705/Khmer-Times-_-26-May-2017Khmer Times | 26 May, 2017
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Radio caller helps cops bust kidney traffickers

Phnom Penh authorities on Wednesday arrested a man and a woman for running an illicit kidney trafficking syndicate. Deputy anti-human trafficking and juvenile protection bureau chief Than Phanith said officials were made aware of the pair’s operation after a woman called a local radio station and spoke of the syndicate during a live broadcast.

Organ Trafficking from Cambodia to India - time for action in Asia!

The-Phnom-Penh-Post- -26-May-2017The Phnom Penh Post | 26 May, 2017
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By Kong Meta and Erin Handley

‘Organ traffickers’ arrested

Two people have been arrested in Cambodia for allegedly “trafficking organs” during a year-long operation involving at least 10 victims and frequent trips to India, officials said yesterday.

Last week's update to #DICG members

images/stories/news/press/201705/Declaration-of-Istanbul-_-May-21-2017Declaration of Istanbul | May 21, 2017
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Dear DICG members,
Dear friends,

I am proud to inform you that my DICG co-chair, Dr Beatriz Dominguez-Gil, has been appointed General Director of the Spanish National Transplant Organization (ONT), following the retirement of Dr Rafael Matesanz, the renowned father of the Spanish Model and longstanding DICG supporter. Dr Dominguez-Gil will remain on the Executive Board of the DICG, but will step down as co-chair as she assumes her new duties. Following discussions during the recent meetings of the Executive Board and DICG Council held in Mexico in April, I am pleased to announce that Executive Board member Dr Dominique Martin will take up the position of co-chair...

DICG senior advisor Francis Delmonico awarded honorary doctorate by @karolinskainst. Congratulations!

Declaration-of-Istanbul-Custodian-Group- -14-May-2017Declaration of Istanbul Custodian Group | 14 May, 2017
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Tonight we are also celebrating our two newly appointed honorary doctors - Margaret A. Liu and Francis L. Delmonico, who have each made their own significant contributions to the research and education conducted at Karolinska Institutet.

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