An Israeli Jewish man experiencing heart failure turns to the organ black market as a last resort. As a result of his decision he crosses paths with a Palestinian inmate which leads him on a journey to the point of no return.
India, Pakistan, China, Bolivia Brazil, Iraq, Israel, the Republic of Moldova, Peru and Turkey are identified as the major organ-exporting countries in accordance with the WHO (World Health Organization).
According to a report by Organs Watch, Australia, Canada, Israel, Japan, Oman, Saudi Arabia and the United States are the major organ-importing countries where patients going overseas to purchase organs for transplants.
In the US, over 100,000 people are on the waiting list to receive an organ (American Transplant Foundation). Every 12 minutes a new name is added to the list and an average of 21 people per day die due to a lack of organ availability. Corneas, kidneys, liver, lung, intestines, bone marrow are the most common transplant needs.