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Egypt’s Laws Push Organ Trafficking Underground, Increasing Exploitation: Study

September 5, 2016

(Egyptian Streets) – A recent study has revealed that criminal sanctions and existing laws concerning organ trafficking in Egypt are “inadequate and harmful,” pushing the trade further underground, reducing the bargaining position of organ sellers and exposing them to greater exploitation. According to the study published by the British Journal of Criminology, the system of punitive justice in Egypt does nothing to address the structural conditions that produce demand for organ markets

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