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Free trade values a human body at about 2million Euros for all its bit and pieces in the market.
For those that like to sell body parts from kidnapped and murdered people they can make a tidy 2 million Euro or so. A better return on their money than drug dealing.

"300 hostages had organs removed" 6 November 2008 | 11:44 | Source: FoNet, Nedeljni telegraf BELGRADE -- Around 300 kidnapped Serbs, Roma and non-Albanians from Kosovo perished in northern Albania, before their organs were sold on, says the War Crimes Prosecution.

[Image: 9224662504912cc9926d69673164752_huge.jpg]Bruno Vekarić (FoNet, archive)

Prosecution spokesman Bruno Vekarić told weekly Nedeljni Telegraf that it had been revealed that a human body could be sold on the black market for EUR 2mn, that kidneys fetched between EUR 15,000 and 100,000, while prices for a liver or heart could reach as much as EUR 1mn.

“It’s awful that I should have to say something like that, but we’re looking at a lucrative business that outdoes drug trafficking in terms of profit,” he said.

According to the prosecution, illegal operations were performed in Building 320, 20km from the “yellow house” mentioned by former Hague Chief Prosecutor Carla Del Ponte.

“Building 320 is a neuro-psychiatric clinic. We believe that surgical operations were carried out there on civilians, as the conditions existed for such a thing. There was a prisoner camp there, as well as a KLA camp,” said the spokesman.

He said that prisoners were prepared for operations inside the “yellow house”, but removed from there whenever international humanitarian missions like the Red Cross came by.

A large quantity of medical equipment was discovered inside, and certain reports contain detailed inventories of what was discovered.

“It differs markedly from what the Albanian prosecutor has been saying, who shut the case back in 2005,” said Vekarić.

And these 'doctors' may be players in that game. More information in the Serbian publication than the US one below. At least it is making it to the west at all. There was silence until Carla del Ponte published her autobiography 6 months ago.

Arrested doctor linked to organ harvesting case? 6 November 2008 | 16:18 | Source: Blic

BELGRADE -- Lufti Dervishi, a urologist from Kosovo, has been arrested on suspicion of performing illegal kidney transplants, daily Blic writes.

One witness in the investigation into the trafficking of organs of Serb prisoners from Kosovo in 1998, mentioned the doctor’s name in regards to the case, according to Blic.

“The witness told Serbian war crimes prosecutors that he saw Doctor Ljutvi Dervishi at locations where it was suspected that organs had been extracted from civilian prisoners and sold later,” Blic’s source stated.

“He was now arrested with a scalpel in his hand, and it's obvious that they have continued doing what they started doing to prisoners in 1998,” the source said.

The clinic was found after the Kosovo police questioned a Turkish citizen who aroused their suspicion because he said that he had come to Kosovo for medical treatment.

“He came on October 31 to Kosovo with a letter from his doctor stating that he would be treated for heart problems in Kosovo. A routine check at the airport confirmed that he had no money, which aroused police suspicions. He only had that doctor’s note and he looked suspicious. The police were waiting for him at the airport two days ago as he was heading home,” Kosovo Police Service (KPS) officials said.

The KPS added that the suspect was “visibly tired” when he arrived at the airport to catch a flight back to Istanbul.

The suspect was arrested, after which a doctor confirmed that he had had a kidney removed.

KPS spokesman Veton Elshani said that “the MEDICUS clinic is not registered for surgical operations but only for standard urological check-ups.”

Drugs were found at the clinic that had passed their use-by date, along with blood in plastic bags bearing no kind of identification. According to reports in Priština, several other people have also been arrested in the operation.

Elshani did not want to comment on the Blic story that Dervishi was tied to the trafficking of organs from kidnapped Serbs in Kosovo, but said that international officials were involved in the investigation and that they would check all leads.

The Serbian war crimes prosecution has uncovered a neuropsychiatric hospital in Burrel in Albania where Kosovo Liberation Army doctors extracted organs from kidnapped Serbs, Roma and Albanians for re-sale between 1998 and March 2001.

Two Kosovo doctors detained over organ transplants

Wed Nov 5, 2008 7:13am EST

PRISTINA (Reuters) - Two doctors accused of performing illegal organ transplants in Kosovo have been detained and seven other people are being questioned, police said Wednesday.
The police launched an investigation after a Turkish citizen, who said he had come to Pristina to donate a kidney, was stopped at the airport on his way home Tuesday.
Police searched a private clinic, a two-storey house in the suburbs of the capital, and found drugs and blood in plastic bags.
"We have identified an Israeli citizen who is believed to have received the kidney from the Turkish citizen," said Veton Elshani of the Kosovo police.
In a separate probe, Serbia's war crimes court is investigating allegations of trafficking of human organs taken from Kosovo Serbs during the 1999 conflict in Kosovo between Serbian forces and ethnic Albanian guerrillas.
(Reporting by Fatos Bytyci, editing by Adam Tanner and Tim Pearce)
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Hmmm...lets see, 2 million Euro x 6.5 billion persons = Hey, there's money to be made, even after they take all of our cash and assets! Add to that the big Multinationals now have patents on many of our genes....

...soon we will be left with nothing but our worst fears, as our 'own'.
It's disgusting, disgraceful, despicable and damnable.
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