“Living Cadavers” in Bangladesh: Bioviolence in the Human Organ Bazaar

A research study was recently published by Monir Moniruzzaman, assistant professor of Anthropology and the Center for Ethics and Humanities in the Life Sciences, in Medical Anthropology Quarterly. The study describes Moniruzzaman’s work finding human organ trafficking victims, how they were coerced into the procedures, and the physical and emotional aftermath.

Read an article describing Moniruzzaman’s work on the MSU News site by Andy Henion, MSU University Relations. Additional articles available at The Atlantic and ABC News.

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