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By: International Community Radio Taipei (ICRT)
Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) is taking legal action against a American writer who claims the Taipei mayor was involved in live organ harvesting in China.
Ethan Gutmann earlier this week told reporters that Ko acted as a broker for rich Taiwanese seeking to receive organ transplants across the Strait.
Gutmann also claimed Ko created “incentives” for Chinese doctors to harvest live organs and was aware many of those organs came from Falun Gong members.
Ko has filed a defamation lawsuit against Gutmann at the Taipei District Prosecutors Office. [FULL STORY]