PBS NewsHour

Is China still gathering organs from executed prisoners?

Clip: 05/29/2017 | 11m 13s

Decades ago, China began harvesting organs from executed prisoners for the purpose of transplanting them into sick people, a practice condemned by human rights activists and medical ethicists. With patients flocking to China from around the world, the government says it now only recovers organs from volunteers, but that claim is disputed. Hari Sreenivasan reports.

Aired: 05/29/17

Rating: NR

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