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Gruesome trade

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July 20, 2012, 12:11 a.m. | Editorial — by Kyiv Post
In Ukraine, a person’s indignities don't end with death. As this edition’s front-page story shows, human corpses are sources of valuable body parts and tissues. This material is recovered, sometimes with allegedly forged or illegally obtained consent from relatives. Then it’s packed up and transported abroad.
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