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Mandir: After phone threat, FB messages disturb complainant

Source: 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 »

Kinderbescherming blokkeerde adoptievraag Robert M. – Child Protection blocked adoption procedure Robert M.

Source: 14 December 2010 Amsterdam – The Council for Child Protecction this month has blocked the adoption procedure of Robert M., the main suspect in the Amsterdam Child Abuse Case. AMSTERDAM – De Raad voor de Kinderbescherming heeft deze maand een stokje gestoken voor de adoptiewens van Robert M., de hoofdverdachte in de Amsterdamse… Read more »

Battle of international adoptions reaches peak

Source: The European Commission Forges Official Report Autor: MIRCEA OPRIS 3 decembrie 2010 The European Commission has falsified an official report, released only partially exactly one year ago, during the Conference on Challenges in Adoption Procedures in Europe, in Strasbourg from 30 November to 1 December 2009. Exclusively for Jurnalul National several experts testified… Read more »

Irish couples may adopt from three new countries

Source: The Irish Times – Monday, September 13, 2010 CAROL COULTER, Legal Affairs Editor IRISH COUPLES will be able to adopt children from Bulgaria, South Africa and Thailand through administrative agreements being discussed by the Adoption Board under the new Adoption Act, The Irish Times has learned. These are the first agreements being sought under… Read more »

Illegal adoption of 29 Sierra Leonean children

Date: 2010-07-29 Source: The Foundation for Democratic Initiatives and Development has written a letter to the embassy of the United States of America seeking an update on the alleged adoption of 29 Sierra Leonean children some years ago. According to Hindowa Saidu, the coordinator for the Foundation for Democratic Initiatives and Development he said… Read more »

12 Haitian children remain in limbo

Source: By The Associated Press , Wednesday, July 28, 2010 Six months after a chaotic airlift to the United States, 12 Haitian children remain in a Roman Catholic institution in Emsworth, their fate uncertain while U.S. and Haitian authorities struggle to determine which nation should be their home.

Russia-U.S. adoption agreement to come into effect by yearend

Source: Talks on child adoption 13:13 21/07/2010 © Flavio@Flickr A Russian-U.S. agreement on child adoption will come into effect by the end of this year, an Education Ministry department head said on Wednesday.

Gordon Supports Bill to Aid Adopting Families

Source: July 20, 2010, WASHINGTON. – Today, Congressman Bart Gordon voted to simplify procedures for American families interested in adopting children from overseas.

Bethany Reports Adoption Increases Up 26 Percent for 2010

Source: Attributes Increases to New Socio-Political and Theological Movements GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., July 19 /PRNewswire/ — As a result of increased attention due to January’s earthquake crisis in Haitiand other external factors, Bethany Christian Services (, the nation’s largest adoption agency, is seeing significant growth and interest in the U.S. adoption market, with overall international and domestic… Read more »