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Parliamentary Assembly Session: 24-28 January 2011

Illegal organ trafficking in Kosovo: Assembly demands high-level support for international follow-up investigations

Dick Marty[25/01/2011] The Parliamentary Assembly called for international and Albanian investigations into crimes committed in the aftermath of the conflict in Kosovo, including ''numerous indications'' that organs were removed from prisoners on Albanian territory to be taken abroad for transplantation. Adopting a resolution based on the report by Dick Marty (Switzerland), the Assembly demanded follow-up investigations into indications of secret detention centres under the control of the Kosovo Liberation Army (KLA) and disappearances linked to the Kosovo war, as well as ''the collusion so often complained of between organised criminal groups and political circles''. (more ...)