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Help deported adult adoptee Wazulu to get his indian passport back

  In 2010, Wazulu who has been adopted via HOLT International from India, then re-homed and eventually  got forced back to India. Since then he is homeless and literally living out on the road, trying to survive day to day. Nobody had ever taken care of his US citizenship. He had been living with a… Read more »

Demonstration for subsidy of searches for biological parents

United Adoptees International, Plan Angel,  Shapla, Myroots and ACT handed in their formal request for funding of searches at the Dutch Parliament. Source: https://www.hartvannederland.nl Translated from Dutch 5 July 2018 Dozens of adoptees from, among others, Indonesia, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Colombia and India today demonstrate in The Hague for financial support in the search for their… Read more »

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

Source: http://allafrica.com 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: https://www.nation.co.ke 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: 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: 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 »

Roelie Post: The Life of a Whistle-Blower Part 6

  Source: ARGOS  Broadcasted on 5 May 2018 English translation Roelie Post: The Life of a Whistle-Blower Part 6 Roelie also reported to her hierarchic superiors. Dirk Lange, head of the Romania Team. We have the minutes of a meeting where her security situation is discussed with the head of Human Resources. There is mentioned the… Read more »

Roelie Post: The Life of a Whistle-Blower Part 5

  Source: ARGOS  Broadcasted on 5 May 2018 English translation Roelie Post: The Life of a Whistle-Blower Part 5 Also Italy had a very strong lobby with the adoption agency Amicy dei Bambini. Despite the moratorium Amici dei Bambini was successful in getting a large group of children to Italy. Not by total coincidence, Italy held… Read more »

Roelie Post: The Life of a Whistle-Blower Part 3

  Source: ARGOS  Broadcasted on 5 May 2018 English translation Roelie Post: The Life of a Whistle-Blower Part 3 Someone who also personally got confronted with this heavy pressure of the adoption lobby, is Gunter Verheugen. This German politician was as Commissioner for the European Commission responsible for the accession of new members to the EU…. Read more »