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The Protocol on Trafficking in Persons and Transplant Tourism

  • David MatasEmail author
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Abstract

Human trafficking should encompass organ trafficking. However, there is resistance to that inclusion. This chapter sets out that resistance and suggests ways in which it can be overcome.

Keywords

Organ and human trafficking Transplant abuse 

References

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© The Author(s), under exclusive license to Springer International Publishing AG 2020

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Law Firm of David MatasWinnipegCanada

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