China dismisses reports of harvested organs from executed prisoners Holly Manges Jones at 12:31 PM ET
[JURIST] China responded Thursday to criticism [press release, DOC] from the British Transplantation Society [organization website], which accused the country of harvesting and selling the organs of executed Chinese prisoners, by saying that similar practices had been used on patients in Great Britain a few years ago. The British group said Wednesday that an increasing amount of evidence has been uncovered which indicates that the organs of executed Chinese prisoners were being removed and sold without the consent of the prisoners or their families.
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