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Kenya: Report lays bare how child theft syndicates thrive

Source: Saturday Standard Reporter | Published Sat, June 16th 2018 A government team has exposed new chilling details of a thriving child theft racket involving adoption societies, charities, state officers, police officers, lawyers and social workers, all eyeing vulnerable children. In a report handed to President Uhuru Kenyatta in December last year and accessed by… 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 »

Ireland: Adoption campaigners urge immediate probe

Source: Thursday, May 31, 2018 By Conall Ó Fátharta,  Irish Examiner Reporter Adoption campaigners want an immediate inquiry into the scale of illegal adoptions — a call they have repeatedly made for years. Claire McGettrick of the Adoption Rights Alliance (ARA) said an investigation into all illegal adoptions was now needed but said the current… Read more »

‘Maybe I robbed a mother of her child’

Source:   (Google Translation) Adoptees and their parents consider a lawsuit against the State after irregularities in adoptions from an Indonesian children’s home. Anouk Eigenraam May 30, 2018 Unsuspecting, Marius and Marjan Kooistra at the end of March were watching the television broadcast “Adoption Treachery” by Zembla , about irregularities in adoptions from Indonesia. They were… Read more »

Open Letter from Against Child Trafficking to the European Parliament

From: Arun Dohle <>Date: 29 May 2018 at 20:35Subject: Open letter: Child trafficking / Roelie PostTo:,,,,,,,,,,, marcel.degraaff@europarl.europa.euDear President Tajani, Yesterday I received documents under Regulation 1049/2001 in relation to correspondence between the EP and Euradopt regarding the collaboration of the EP’s Milan office and Euradopt. Here the link to the documents I received: It turns out that Euradopt… Read more »

«NGO accused of trade in children at the international conference on adoptions»

Source:  L’ESPRESSO (Google translation) With courtesy to Fabrizio Gatti, investigative journalist The Municipality of Milan achieved to remove “Aibi-Amici dei Bambini” from the EurAdopt 2018 event, sponsored by the European Parliament, the Lombardy Region and the orders of psychologists and social workers. The agency is under investigation for criminal association, aiding illegal immigration, child abuse and… 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 »

Cambodia’s Stolen Children: Fraud and Corruption in the Inter-Country Adoption System

Source:   Statement Cambodia’s Stolen Children: Fraud and Corruption in the Inter-Country Adoption System Cambodian League for the Promotion and Defense of Human Rights (LICADHO) Enlarge this picture March 30, 2018 – Thousands of Cambodian children were adopted overseas between the late 1980s and 2009. During that time it emerged that many of the adopted… Read more »

Adopted Indian girl returns home after abuse from Swedish parents

Source: 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 »