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Kenya: Changes to Law Seek to Beat Child Traffickers At Their Own Game

Source: 1 JULY 2018 By Gakuu Mathenge A raft of legal amendments in the National Assembly seeks to tighten laws and confront child trafficking involving wealthy and well-connected criminals. Nairobi features regularly on international reports as a source and transit point for child trafficking, feeding into the cross border crime networks by exploiting a lax… Read more »

Traffickers on the loose: How children are sold to highest bidder in name of adoption

Source: SUNDAY JULY 1 2018 Children playing in school. Weak adoption laws could have also exposed hundreds of Kenyan children to abuse and exploitation both locally and internationally. PHOTO | FILE | NATION MEDIA GROUP In Summary In Kenya, illegal adoption agencies have used technocrats, political offices and even tried to use diplomatic offices to… 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 Part 4

  Source: ARGOS  Broadcasted on 5 May 2018 English translation Roelie Post: The Life of a Whistle-Blower Part 4 In the European Commission and the European Parliament many lobbyists are active who all try to get things done. Mostly people with status.  One of the mightiest lobbyists was the previously mentioned François de Combret.  He was… Read more »

The price of a child

May 31st. 2018 Source: TV2 Denmark Trailer can be watched here: LINK In the fall of 2017 it became apparent that a childless couple from Denmark had bought a baby for 5,500 kroner from a Polish woman. But was the case a single case, or is there trading in children in Europe in 2018? TV 2 Documentary journalists… Read more »

Hello Traffickers, Meet the Parents!

20 May 2018 Dear Members of Euradopt, Since the late 1970s you have met regularly to discuss topics of common concern. This year on 24/25 May in Milan in cooperation with the European Parliament: The Adoption Dilemma. May we, on behalf of the parents, suggest you discuss how to deal with the outstanding issue of… 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 »

Kenyan family reveals Danish couple in adoption of girl were duped

Source: SUNDAY JANUARY 29 2017 An adopted child with his new family. Cabinet issued an indefinite moratorium outlawing all inter-country adoptions of Kenyan children. FILE PHOTO In Summary Ms Annika testified in court that her family had suffered anxiety, trauma and stress as they had been under the impression “all steps had been undertaken”. The… Read more »

Adoptions, new interrogations throughout Italy Melissa Satta cancels the campaign with Aibi

Date: 2016-11-16 Source:             Melissa Satta has suspended its cooperation with Aibi-Friends of Children Launch of the interrogations of the Guardia di Finanza for the scandal on international adoptions . These days witnesses were heard in various offices, from Lombardy to Sicily. Detectives are investigating the institutional relationships of Marco… Read more »

Olanda, presata sa stopeze adopțiile internaționale? Netherlands pressed to stop international adoptions?

Date: 2016-11-04 Source: Roelie Post Gazda a Convenției de la Haga privind adopțiile internaționale, Olanda caută acum cea mai buna soluție privind adopțiile internaționale. Printr-un raport publicat la începutul săptămânii, Consiliul național pentru protecția copilului din Olanda sfătuiește guvernul sa înceteze imediat adopțiile internaționale si sa se concentreze pe investiții in sistemele de protecție a… Read more »