Category: ACT in the news

Roelie Post: La Vie d’un Lanceur d’Alerte

Source: ARGOS  ARGOS – VPRO  5 mai 2018 Traduction par Google Mais d’abord, notre enquête sur un sujet sensible: l’adoption d’un enfant de l’étranger est de plus en plus discutée. Programme d’enquête Zembla a récemment apporté des nouvelles sur les adoptions au Sri Lanka et en avril, le docu drame hollandais Exportbaby a été diffusé – sur la corruption avec… Read more »

Roelie Post, Das Leben eines Whistleblowers

Quelle: ARGOS  ARGOS – VPRO  5. Mai 2018 Google übersetzung Aber zuerst unsere Untersuchung über ein sensibles Thema: Adoption eines Kindes aus dem Ausland wird mehr und mehr diskutiert. Das Untersuchungsprogramm Zembla brachte kürzlich die Nachrichten über Adoptionen aus Sri Lanka und im April wurde das niederländische Doku-Drama “Exportbaby” ausgestrahlt – über die Korruption mit Adoptionen aus… Read more »

Roelie Post: The Life of a Whistle-Blower

Source: ARGOS  ARGOS – VPRO (Independent Dutch Public Broadcaster) Broadcasted on 5 May 2018 English translation from Dutch Roelie Post, Das Leben eines Whistleblowers Roelie Post: La Vie d’un Lanceur d’Alerte But first our investigation about a sensitive subject: adoption of a child from abroad is more and more under discussion. Investigative programme Zembla recently brought… Read more »

Rockie Awards: Manufactured Orphans

ACT is proud to announce that Manufactured Orphans was awarded the Rockie Award for best Digital Non-Fiction Series Manufactured Orphans MCN International Pte Ltd / Channel NewsAsia Singapore The series are based on the full documentary – which can be watched HERE Watch the trailer where with the help of ACT, a Swedish adoptee follows the criminal… Read more »

The life of a whistleblower: Roelie Post

5 May 2018 Source: VPRO Adoption from abroad is increasingly being questioned. The research program Zembla recently paid attention to corruption in adoptions from Sri Lanka, and on television in April was the Dutch documentary drama ‘Exportbaby’, about corruption in adoptions from Uganda. Last year, the Council for Criminal Justice Application and Youth Protection advised to ban… Read more »

Adopted Indian girl returns home after abuse from Swedish parents

Source: https://www.indiatoday.in Sneha Agrawal New Delhi March 31, 2018 Matilda was adopted by a Swedish couple form Delhi orphanage when she was 7. She received abuse and negligence from her parents in Sweden. After staying in foster care, she is back in India to find her real parents. Matilda Gustafsson, who was adopted by a Swedish… Read more »

#united we are stronger

The Dutch Parliament will discuss the advisory report “Reflections on Intercountry Adoptions” on 13 December 2017. With courtesy to United Adoptees International! See here the letter UAI and other adoptee organisations sent to the Dutch Parliament. We all support the findings of the advisory report that intercountry adoptions need to stop, but not just that…. Read more »

A LOOK AT SHERIN MATHEWS’ LIFE IN INDIA: ‘PATHETIC THAT WE FAILED HER NOT ONCE, BUT TWICE’

Source: http://www.wfaa.com WFAA is traveling to find out more about Sherin Mathews’ life in India. Author: Alisha Ebrahimji Published: 3:06 PM CDT November 2, 2017 It’s been one week since 3-year-old Sherin Mathews’ body was found in a culvert not far from her Richardson home. Sherin’s adoptive father, Wesley Mathews, admitted to removing the child’s body… Read more »

Death of toddler adopted from India prompts calls to end intercountry adoptions

Source:  https://www.reuters.com/article/us-india-children-adoption #ASIAOCTOBER 26, 2017 / 2:03 PM / UPDATED 7 HOURS AGO Rina Chandran 3 MIN READ MUMBAI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – The death in Texas of a three-year-old girl adopted from India a year ago has prompted renewed calls for an end to international adoptions, which campaigners say put vulnerable children at risk of… Read more »