Category: ACT in the news

Grandmother’s investigation plea against Preet Mandir dismissed

Date: 2012-01-05 Source: http://epaper.timesofindia.com Asseem Shaikh TNN Pune: A special court’s refusal on Tuesday to issue direction to the Central Bureau of Investigation to further probe into the inter-country adoption racket, involving the city-based Preet Mandir, has left a 70-year-old woman distressed in her fight against the adoption centre to get back her two granddaughters. Kisabai Tulsiram… Read more »

How Ethiopia’s Adoption Industry Dupes Families and Bullies Activists

Source: http://www.theatlantic.com By Kathryn Joyce Dec 21 2011, 7:19 AM ET 2 As the “searchers” who track down adopted children’s histories increasingly uncover stories of fraud, corruption, and worse, these specialists are facing threats and even violence Mirette and Elsabet Franklin, ages 4 and 6, biological sisters adopted in Ethiopia, listen to the singing of… Read more »

How Ethiopia’s Adoption Industry Dupes Families and Bullies Activists

Mirette and Elsabet Franklin, ages 4 and 6, biological sisters adopted in Ethiopia, listen to the singing of the national anthem during a U.S. naturalization ceremony / AP The Atlantic | December 21, 2011 As the “searchers” who track down adopted children’s histories increasingly uncover stories of fraud, corruption, and worse, these specialists are facing… Read more »

Glück auf Bestellung

Source: http://m.welt.de 6 November 2011 Die wachsende Nachfrage nach Adoptionen führt zum Kinderhandel Eine Adoption kostet heute je nach Land und Agentur 9000 bis 16 000 Euro. Weltweit führend bei Auslandsadoptionen sind die USA. In Europa liegen Italien, Spanien und Frankreich an der Spitze. In Deutschland kommen auf ein freigegebenes Kind etwa zehn Eltern, die ein… Read more »

BETTER STAY AWAY FROM PREETMANDIR, Mr BHASIN

Date:  2011-10-19 Source: http://epaper2.mid-day.com Kaumudi Gurjar Special CBI judge takes serious note of MiD DAY expose, tells Preetmandir former managing trustee J S Bhasin not to violate court order again by entering orphanage premises LESS than four months since a MiD DAY sting operation at the Preetmandir orphanage showed former managing trustee J S Bhasin… Read more »

Bhasin’s Preet Mandir entry: Inquiry ordered

Source: http://www.mid-day.com Women and Child Development Department takes note of court order violation by orphanage’s former managing trustee, asks District Women and Child Officer to submit report on incident After a MiD DAY sting operation exposed the violation of a court order by Preet Mandir’s former managing trustee J S Bhasin, the Women and Child… Read more »

Canadian parents wary as China confronts baby trafficking

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/inside-politics-blog May 25, 2011 9:47 PM | By Leslie MacKinnon When Cathy Wagner of Bridgewater, N.S., heard a CBC story last week about babies stolen from their families several years ago in Hunan province, her reaction was that nothing has changed. She’s the mother of a 5-year-old girl adopted from the same region in… Read more »

Mandir: After phone threat, FB messages disturb complainant

Source: http://epaper.indianexpress.com DECEMBER 19   OVER a month after advocate Anjali Pawar- Kate, director of voluntary organisation Sakhee and the main complainant in the alleged Preet Mandir adoption racket approached Sahakarnagar police over telephone threats believed to be from a member of a South African adoptive family, she’s now troubled by derogatory messages on Facebook,… Read more »