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    UK minorities face chronic organ donor shortage

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    Al Jazeera English

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    Every year, hundreds of members of Britain's ethnic minorities die waiting for organ transplant operations.

    It is because they need donors from their own ethnic groups.

    Though they make up 8 per cent of the population, only a tiny fraction are registered donors.

    Shamim Chowdhury went to the UK city of Birmingham to find out why.