Global Voices

Iranian Kidney Bargain Sale

Season 4, Episode 7 of 26

In Iran, there is a thriving trade in kidneys, which poor people line up to sell at less than $3,000. With an official kidney referral agency as the backdrop, Iranian Kidney Bargain Sale follows young Iranians through the organ trade process: from their first encounter to surgery and kidney removal. Iran is the only country in the world where kidney trading is legal. Every 10 minutes, a young person wishing to sell their kidney reports to the reception of one of the official kidney referral agencies.

Previously Aired

Day
Time
Channel
6/12/2011
7 a.m.
6/12/2011
1 p.m.
6/12/2011
8 p.m.
6/13/2011
6/15/2011
3 a.m.
6/15/2011
9 a.m.
6/16/2011
4 a.m.
12/11/2011
7 a.m.
12/11/2011
1 p.m.
12/11/2011
8 p.m.
12/12/2011
1 a.m.
12/14/2011
3 a.m.
12/14/2011
9 a.m.
12/15/2011
4 a.m.
3/9/2014
8 p.m.
3/10/2014
8 a.m.
3/10/2014
2 p.m.
3/11/2014
3 a.m.
3/11/2014
9 a.m.
3/11/2014
4 p.m.
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