Organs for Sale: Impoverished Bangladeshis Try to Sell Kidneys on Black Market, End Up Poor and Ill

Monir Moniruzzaman doesn't look like James Bond, or even George Smiley, but for 15 months he prowled through the dark and dangerous alleyways of Bangladesh, searching for what he calls "living cadavers." By the time he was finished, the anthropologist-turned-sleuth had found 33 persons who were so desperate for a little cash that they sold one of their kidneys through a broker in the booming international black market for human organs. In an impoverished country where the typical worker earns...Full Story
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