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Netflix Hit "Squid Game" Shines Spotlight on China's Organ Harvesting Racket

Added 10-18-21 01:38:03pm EST - “The new series is also derided by The New York Times.” - Legalinsurrection.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Legalinsurrection.com: “Netflix Hit "Squid Game" Shines Spotlight on China's Organ Harvesting Racket”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

Netflix has a new hit series called “Squid Game,” a Korean production in which the plot involves hundreds of cash-strapped contestants accept an invitation to compete in children’s games for incredible wealth, but those who lose are killed.

However, one of the series subplots has struck a nerve, as it is shining a spotlight on accusations that the Chinese Communist Party has set up an organ-harvesting racket worth a billion dollars annually.

Since it first hit Netflix last month South Korean horror series Squid Game has captivated audiences in over 90 countries, quickly becoming the most watched international show in the streaming platform’s history.

Viewers were enthralled by the blood-soaked dystopian thriller that pits players against each other in contests fought to the death for a chance to win cash.

And while the Asian drama is obviously fictitious and a pointed critique of modern life, one of the show’s side plots where human beings have their organs harvested and sold is very real.

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