Major ethical abuses have been committed in China, by using executed prisoners as organ donors for transplants. Faced with the criticisms received for this course of action, it is now known that “prisoners have been redefined as citizens” to be able to obtain their organs without such administrative and ethical obstacles (China Daily USA New York. USA. 2014-03/07.Accessed 5-January, 2015).
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