"Derspiegal" : Poverty pushes Syrian refugees to sell their organs on the black market
"Derspiegal" : Poverty pushes Syrian refugees to sell their organs on the black market
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"Der Spiegel" German magazine revealed in a media report that the trade of human organs flourished on the black market in Lebanon as a result of the increasing numbers of some of the Syrian refugees who were forced by their bad living and economic conditions to sell their organs under the guise of donation.

 

The German report regarded that the extreme level of poverty, which Syrians in Lebanon suffer from , led many of them to such a means to secure their living .

 

The correspondent prepared the report in Lebanon , met a supplier of human organs there, where he confirmed that the market of human organs has seen a significant drop in prices, as the kidney price decline to $ 7000 , after it reached 15,000 U.S dollars, according to the broker who charges a $ 700 commission per  kidney.

 

The report said that the network of trafficking , brokered the sale of about 150 kidneys over the past year .

 

 

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