Saturday, October 10, 2009

Organ Theft Rumors (Uzbekistan)

9 October 2009

Hunt for children’s organs rumours dreading Tashkent – Rumours about the killings of children by a group of unidentified individuals in residential areas to remove their organs have been dreading residents of Tashkent for the past two weeks. [...]

An official of the Uzbek Prosecutor-General’s Office who asked not to name him said that a group of criminals had been killing people to take their organs in the capital. They sell these organs in Western countries, he suggested. [...]